Dance

SMDCAC presents SPEAK by Leela Dance Collective

Apr 25, 2020, 8 PM

Divided by oceans and centuries, American tap and Indian Kathak dance come together in a celebration of rhythm and culture in SPEAK. Leela Dance Collective’s Rachna Nivas and Rina Mehta, contemporary leaders in the ancient storytelling form of Indian Kathak dance, collaborated with revered tap artist Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and MacArthur Award winning tap choreographer Michelle Dorrance, to explore tradition, innovation, improvisation, female … +

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enra: Dreams at SMDCAC

Apr 3, 2020, 8 PM

Named for a mythical shape-shifting Japanese spirit, Japanese group enra combines martial arts, gymnastics, ballet, street dance and more with vivid digital art projections to create futuristic theatrical magic, riffing on Japanese pop culture and appealing to audiences worldwide.  The key to enra’s artistry is the fusion of interactive digital technology with performance art. Blending the skills of dancers with backgrounds in … +

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The White Peacock by Ballet Flamenco La Rosa at Colony Theater

May 23 -24, 2020

The White Peacock, a Flamenco ballet by Ilisa Rosal, inspired by the D. H. Lawrence novel of the same name with three Guest Artists from Spain and four company dancers and musicians at The Colony Theatre. Ballet Flamenco La Rosa is a professional Flamenco company, based in Miami, Florida and made up of dancers and musicians from Spain, Latin America and the U.S. … +

Performing Arts

Russian National Ballet’ Sleeping Beauty at Parker Playhouse

Sun Mar 1, 2020

The Russian National Ballet has been bringing timeless ballet classics to the stages of North America since 1999. Founded in Moscow during the transitional period of Perestroika in the late 1980s, the company uses their new-found creative freedom, influenced by the political movement, to invigorate the tradition of Russian Ballet with new developments in dance from around the world. The Sleeping Beauty, … +

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Companhia Urbana de Dança at SMDCAC

Mar 21, 2020, 8:30 PM 

Direct from Rio de Janeiro, Companhia Urbana de Dança tears up the stage with a high-energy fusion of hip-hop, samba, capoeira, and contemporary dance in boldly imaginative choreography by Brazilian choreographer Sonia Destri Lieon. The work of Companhia Urbana de Dança brings its dancers’ identities, testimonials, and attitudes to the stage, and it does that with a ‘carioca’, Afro-Brazilian accent, which is … +

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Companhia Urbana de Dança is back In Miami at MDCA

Mar 21, 2020, 8:30 PM

FUNDarte’s NO BORDERS Series presents, Contemporary Dance from Brazil. Companhia Urbana de Dança tears up the stage with a high-energy fusion of hip-hop, samba, capoeira, and contemporary dance in boldly imaginative choreography by Brazilian choreographer Sonia Destri Lie. Alternately mesmerizing and rippling with adrenaline and raw energy, their works explore the cultural roots of Brazil and the gritty life stories of the … +

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Ballet Dr. Ouch! III by Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Mar 7-8, 2020

Opening the Spring season, the company brings “Dr. Ouch! ” a ballet in two acts based on children poems about the fun adventures lived by nice Dr. Ouch while going to Africa to cure ill monkeys. Based on the books of Kornei Chukovsky, the ballet features music of I. Morozov, choreography by Vladimir Issaev and imaginative costumes designed by creative custom designer … +

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AILEY II: The Next Generation of Dance at Arsht Center

Critically acclaimed for their stirring performances, Ailey II’s brilliant young dancers have captivated audiences for over four decades. Led by Artistic Director Troy Powell, the company brings Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by outstanding emerging choreographers to cities across the country and internationally. With powerful performances rooted in a steadfast creative vision, Ailey II brings a fresh dimension to … +

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Alonzo King Lines Ballet at SMDCAC

Jan 18, 2020, 8 PM

This San Francisco contemporary ballet troupe is renowned for its superb, diverse dancers and for artistic leader Alonzo King’s distinctive blend of expressive, cutting-edge choreography with classical beauty. They’ll perform Common Ground, a 2018 work set to new music commissioned by renowned modern string ensemble Kronos Quartet; and Handel, where the rich elegance of Baroque music comes to life in a graceful, … +

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National Ballet of Odessa, Ukraine: SWAN LAKE at Parker Playhouse

Dec 29, 2019, 3 PM

This full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. The legendary National Ballet Theatre of Odessa with 55 talented Ukrainian dancers, the brightest ballet stars, to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life! The National … +

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Moscow’s Ballet in The Nutcracker at The Fillmore

Mon Dec 30, 2019

A celebration of Christmas taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world class Russian artists. Larger than life Puppets, Nesting Dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. Gather the family and see why the press is raving “Knock Out!” – New York Times “Christmas Cheer!” – … +

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Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami presents Jewels of the Russian Ballet at Colony Theatre

Dec 7, 2019, 8 PM

Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami (CCBM) artistic director Eriberto Jimenez in conjunction with St. Lucie Ballet and Grace Arts Florida will present “Jewels of the Russian Ballet” highlighting famous pieces from the renowned Russian repertoire including: “Scheherazade”, based on tales of ‘One Thousand and One Nights’;  the Odalisque’s pas de trois from “Le Corsaire” and the Greek myth of the Goddess of … +

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The Hip Hop Nutcracker at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sun Dec 8, 2019

Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. A unique event, this production is performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all – star dancers, a DJ, a violinist, and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hop’s founding fathers, who opens the show with a short set. Just like … +

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Romeo & Juliet Ballet at The Center Coral Springs

January 4 at 7:30 pm

A full length Ballet in two acts; choreography and production by M. Lavrovsky and Garry Sevoyan. Music by Sergei Prokofiev. Playing Juliet is Prima Ballerina Olena Dobrianska and playing Romero is Principal Dancer Sergii Dotsenko. This full-scale production, set to the music of Sergey Prokofiev and based on William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of tragic love. The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Ukraine … +

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Dance NOW! Miami at Colony Theatre

Dec 21, 2019, 8 PM

Dance NOW! Kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with a world premiere from founding co-Director Diego Salterini. Salterini uses Earth, Air, Fire and Water as metaphors to investigate personal, societal and global issues. The evening will also include the audience favorite Visions of Unrest from DNM Co-Director Hannah Baumgarten, and work from guest choreographers Angela Gallo, of Coker University and Miami Dance Luminary Daniel … +

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Salute to Vienna at The Center Coral Springs

Dec 31, 2019, 7 PM

Salute to Vienna will once again captivate audiences at Coral Springs Center for the Arts on New Year’s Eve. Led by the charming and witty conductor, expert in Viennese music, Bernhard Schneider of Vienna and featuring Vienna’s Jennifer Davison and New York’s Brian Cheney, along with dancers from National Ballet of Hungary, International Champion Ballroom Dancers, and the Strauss Symphony of America, … +

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Brigid Baker WholeProject presents Remain in Light at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

Oct 3, Nov 1, Nov 2 and 3 at 8pm

Inspired by the 1980 seminal David Byrne/Brian Eno album, Remain in Light is a phenomenal aggregate of funk, hip hop, afro beat, minimalism, punk, ambient and electronica. The album demurs from fusion and meets on another harmonic plane of collaborative engagement. Remain in Light celebrates meeting the “otherness” of the natural world with this same collaborative engagement. From that spirit of welcome … +

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FUNDarte presents FLAMENCOS at Miami Dade County Auditorioum

November 9th & 10th, 2019

Unrivaled flamenco masters Casa Patas return to Miami Dade County Auditorium with their newest show, RAIZ DE 4, created by and featuring Rafael Peral and Marisa Adame.  RAIZ DE 4 honors the art of Flamenco by delving into its most primitive roots, evoking the convergence of cultures and the folklore of Spain. The work expresses the purest styles of flamenco, some of … +

Events

Miami City Ballet School: Ballet for Families at SMDCAC

Sat Nov 2, 2019

Performed by the students of the Pre Professional Division, Ballet for Families features excerpts from some of Miami City Ballet’s amazing ballets and music from some of the world’s greatest composers. Miami City Ballet creates programs for families to experience the beauty and fun of ballet in an interactive and dynamic format. (“BFF”) engages all the senses as families learn, watch, dance … +

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Miami City Ballet’s Program One at Broward Center for The Performing Arts

Oct 26-27, 2019

George Balanchine’s Slaughter on Tenth Avenue headlines this program with a parody of hijinks and high kicks, gangsters and cops in this ballet about a tap dancer and the impossible stripper he falls in love with. Balanchine’s sassy and spirited choreography and Richard Rodgers’ tantalizing Broadway score open the season full of laughter in a 1930s speakeasy.  Balanchine’s plotless masterpiece, Stravinsky Violin … +

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ArtServe Changemaker Circle – November 2019 Edition

Nov 15, 2019 at 06:30 pm (Fri)

ArtServe is hosting a new monthly networking and strategic planning series for artists, entrepreneurs, creative professionals, service leaders and changemakers who are interested in making a positive and powerful difference in the community through the arts. “As a creative laboratory, ArtServe’s goal is to build an inclusive network of creatives, entrepreneurs, business leaders, social service professionals and forward-thinkers interested in co-creating experimental, innovative … +

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Miami City Ballet opens 2019-2020 Season

Oct 18 - 20, 2019

Miami City Ballet opens their 2019/20 Season in October. The first program for the season includes three works including Balanchine’s own favorite ballet, Stravinsky Violin Concerto; a do-not-miss work by iconic choreographer Paul Taylor, Mercuric Tidings; and the celebrated stage spectacle set in a 1930s speakeasy, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue – a ballet with vaudevillian soul and a recognizable, toe-tapping score.  Program One STRAVINSKY VIOLIN CONCERTOChoreography: … +

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Benise: Fuego at The Center, Coral Springs

Oct 10, 2019

It’s one hot night as Benise, “The Prince of Spanish Guitar,” and his Emmy Award-winning production comes to town. Armed with his Spanish guitar, Benise will take the audience on an unprecedented adventure through Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, Brazilian Samba, Parisian Waltz, exotic drumming, and more. For Benise, music has always been a journey. From his humble beginnings as a street performer, … +