Dance

Brazz Dance lights up the stage with Mistura Fina

As a native of Brazil now living and working in the U.S., Brazz Dance Theater choreographer and artistic director Augusto Soledade draws on an enormous variety of dance forms. He favors contemporary dance but the details – a twist of the hips, a winding spine, an explosive leap – reveal his many other influences: African and Afro-Brazilian, ballet, modern dance, and hip-hop. … +

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Miami City Ballet Program III

From Feb 11 through Mar 13, 2011. Miami City Ballet continues its 25th Anniversary Season in South Florida with Program III and the Company Premiere of Paul Taylor’s powerful Promethean Fire. Program III also features these audience favorites: George Balanchine’s enthralling Scotch Symphony and Twyla Tharp’s popular Nine Sinatra Songs. The Opus One Orchestra will play, under the baton of maestro Gary … +

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Karen Peterson and Dancers. New Works

June 25th, 2010. 8:00 p.m.June 26th, 2010. 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. “Buoyant Dreams” is a new mixed-ability, ground breaking dance work by video artist Maria Lino and 2010 Miami Dade choreography fellowship winner Karen Peterson. Five dancers create a lush landscape of movement inspired by water, the ocean, nature, and their buoyancy in a pool.

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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 … +

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Miami City Ballet's The Nutcracker

Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. From Dec 18th through 23rd, 2009. Based on the story The Nutcracker and The Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann, The Nutcracker is a captivating tale of a little girl’s Christmas Eve dream about a handsome prince, a mouse king, toy soldiers and dancers from faraway lands set to the beloved music of Tchaikovsky. Brought to life … +

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Miami City Ballet 2009-2010 Season

From Oct 2009 through Apr 2010. Miami City Ballet’s (MCB) 2009-2010 season of dance in South Florida begins in October 2009 and runs through April 2010. The Company performs at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade, at Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale; and at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach.