News

SMDCAC and Miami Youth Ballet Present The Nutcracker

Dec 2-3, 2016, 8 PM

A little girl’s dreamlike journey to the magical Land of the Sweets with the Sugarplum Fairy. The cast features star professional dancers and students from Miami Youth Ballet. Guest artists include former Miami City Ballet dancers Jennifer Kronenberg and Carlos Guerra. Main Stage https://vimeo.com/71162120 South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center 10950 SW 211 Street Miami FL 33189 786.573.5316 www.smdcac.org

Dance

Swan Lake by The State Ballet Theatre of Russia at SMDCAC

Dec 28, 2016, 7:30 PM

Founded by legendary dancer and former Prima Ballerina of The Bolshoi Theater Ballet, Maya Plissetskaya, The State Ballet Theater of Russia, now under the direction of award-winning dancer and Moiseyev dance company soloist Nikolay Anokhin, presents one of the greatest classical ballets of all time. This full-scale production, set to the music of Tchaikovsky and based on Russian folklore and German legend, … +

Cinema

Anastasia: Royal Ballet at O Cinema Miami Beach

Nov 20, 23, 2016

Kenneth MacMillan’s full-length ballet is a compelling exploration of identity in the turbulent wake of the Russian Revolution. Events overtake the young Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov and her family: World War I is declared, and then the Russian Revolution brings their privileged lives to an end. A woman who believes herself to be Anastasia, sole survivor from the massacre of the Romanovs, … +

Dance

Miami City Ballet: Giselle at ARSHT

Oct 21 - 23, 2016

Perhaps the most cherished of all 19th-century ballets, Giselle, created in 1841, has never lost its preeminence in the repertory. Giselle, with its own wonderful score by Adolphe Adam, is the ultimate dance statement about the centrality of dance to life. Brought by Miami City Ballet in Program One of its current season. In Act One the ballerina gets to be a … +

Dance

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida dances Prokofiev & Ravel

Oct 8 - 9, 2016

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Russian master composer Sergei Prokofiev with excerpts of ballets Stone Flower, Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella and a world premier by Issaev inspired in his first symphony. Mary Carmen Catoya and Daniel Sarabia, company principal dancers will lead first roles. The program also includes the work of guest choreographer Miao Zong, to … +

News

XXI International Ballet Festival of Miami 2016 at Colony Theatre

Sep 3, 2016, 8 PM

Cutting edge performance of South American Contemporary ballet companies from Colombia, Chile & Venezuela never before seen in the US, and a Miami company will come together as a part of XXI International Ballet Festival of Miami 2016. The Festival waims to showcase the talent of the upcoming stars born and raised in our city of Miami. The Festival will present Ballet … +

Dance

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida presents ³Coppelia²

Mar 5 - 13, 2016

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, one of South Florida’s most acclaimed ballet companies, will present the third program of the season with the delightful and lovely ballet comedy Coppelia featuring Cuban dancer Daniel Sarabia making his debut with Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida. Coppelia is considered one of the most famous ballets of the classical repertoire. Vladimir Issaev’s version, based on the … +

Dance

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida presents Spring Gala Ballet

May 14-15, 2016

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida’s wraps-up its 2015-2016 season with a Spring Gala Ballet, a neoclassical program by its Artistic Director Vladimir Issaev. This program will include the artistry of Mary Carmen Catoya, Daniel Sarabia, Lillian Hill and Hernan Montenegro performing Glinka’s “Suite Fantastique”; Verdi’s “Four Seasons”, along with original works such as “A Celebration of Klimt” including the music of Handel … +

Dance

Miami City Ballet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mar 18 - 20, 2016

Miami City Ballet 30th Anniversary Season culminates with an unprecedented reimagining of George Balanchine’s magical full-evening ballet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Balanchine’s classic choreography is the vehicle for Shakespeare’s timeless tale of love, magic and illusion, with music by Felix Mendelssohn, including the famous Wedding March. The performances by a cast that includes 24 children and six vocalists, magical new sets and … +

Dance

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida presents ³Coppelia²

Mar 5 - 13, 2016

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, one of South Florida’s most acclaimed ballet companies, will present the third program of the season with the delightful and lovely ballet comedy Coppelia featuring Cuban dancer Daniel Sarabia making his debut with Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida. Coppelia is considered one of the most famous ballets of the classical repertoire. Vladimir Issaev’s version, based on the … +

News

Miami City Ballet presents Program Three

Feb 12 – 28, 2016

Program Three includes Year of the Rabbit by Peck/Stevens, Sunset by Taylor/Elgar and Bourrée Fantasque by Balanchine/Chabrier. Year of the Rabbit alluded to the cyclical nature of life. Enhanced by Michael Atkinson’s new orchestration the work marks a significant artistic milestone as classical ballet transitions into the 21st century. Sunset by Taylor/Elgar suggests the complexities of love, the separation experienced by six … +

Dance

Miami City Ballet: Dance + Drama

Feb 5-6, 2016

Miami City Ballet’s Open Barre events take place at the MCB Studios on South Beach. Watch performance excerpts with the MCB Dancers, meet Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez, and go behind the scenes with special guests in a fun, intimate setting! Friday, February 5, 2016 | 7:00pm Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 2:30pm Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 7:00pm MCB’s new production of … +

Dance

Miami City Ballet presenting George Balanchine's Swan Lake

Oct 23 – Nov 15, 2015

Miami City Ballet on its 2015-2016 Season presents Swan Lake, the most famous of all ballets, its name practically synonymous with the art form. Miami City Ballet is excited to be bringing back to our audiences the glorious version of Acts Two and Four – the “white acts” – that George Balanchine created in 1951 for Maria Tallchief and New York City … +

Dance

Miami City Ballet presents Passion and Grace

Feb. 13 - 15, 2015

Featuring the Premiere of Richard Alston’s Carmen, Miami City Ballet presents the North American premiere of Richard Alston’s critically-acclaimed Carmen – a flamenco-fueled, modernist take on the classic tale of passion and betrayal. Plus, the company premiere of Twyla Tharp’s ethereal Sweet Fields, and George Balanchine’s dazzling Allegro Brillante. Feb. 13 – 15, 2015 Adrienne Arsht Center, Ziff Ballet Opera House 1300 … +

Dance

Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami

By Fran Robbins

Sometimes progress is made by revering the past When Pedro Pablo Peña dreams, he dreams big. It is not just his own dance company that he wants in Miami, it must be ballet; and not just ballet but specifically classical ballet. Peña wants entire programs performed to the rigorous, traditional standards taught in the Cuban School of Ballet, and he wants a … +