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. … +

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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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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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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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Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida open Season at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Sat Oct 5, 7:30 pm & Sun Oct 6, 3:00 pm

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida will begin its season of performances in October with a beautiful program which includes contemporary and neoclassical pieces dedicated to loyal and new audiences.  Led by Artistic Director Master Vladimir Issaev, the North Miami-Dade based ballet company (founded in 1997) opens on October 5th, featuring a selection of neoclassical contemporary works of the XXI Century that includes: … +

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Caravan: A Revolution on the Road at ARSHT

Fri Oct 18, 2019

Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective collaborate with choreographer Rennie Harris’ company, Puremovement, and sculptor/projection mapping artist Andrew Scott to create Caravan: A Revolution on the Road, a new work expanding on themes explored on the first E-Collective recording and tour. These artists have created a multi-disciplinary performance that transcends racial and social boundaries and breathes new artistic life into conversations on personal and collective identity in relation to social … +

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Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida opens Season at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

September 2019

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida opens its season featuring Neoclassical contemporary works of the XXI Century.: “Eros Game” by Cuban choreographer Alberto Mendez, “Fuga con Pajarillo” with music by Venezuelan composer Aldemaro Romero, “Four Seasons” by Verdi and “Shostakovich Suites”. All these pieces with choreography by Vladimir Issaev. In December, the company performs the beloved production of “The Nutcracker” with choreography by Vladimir … +

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The Miami/London Exchange by KPD Dance Company at Koubek Memorial Center

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Produced by Florida’s own groundbreaking integrated dance pioneers, Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD) in the second edition of Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival and Conference promises to be even more exciting than its inaugural event.  KPD and Step Change Studios come together for a special Miami/London Dance Exchange performance as part of Miami-Dade County’s International Cultural Exchange Program. The performance will be followed by … +

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THREAT by Dancer Yusha-Marie Sorzano at YoungArts Jewel Box

Thu Sep 26, 2019

THREAT by Yusha-Marie Sorzano, 2000 YoungArts Winner in Dance and 2019 Artist-in-Residence is the new contemporary dance work-in-development. THREAT investigates emotional coping mechanisms associated with change and the often rebellious actions it can instigate. It draws on samples of protest songs throughout history, pulls from the rhythms of Sorzano’s native Trinidad, and – informed by her experiences as a classical concert choreographer … +

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Kinetic Light’s Under Momentum at MDCA

Fri Sep 27, 2019 - Sat Sep 28, 2019

Untold Stories combines choreography by Karen Peterson and visuals by media artist Dinorah de Jesús Rodríguez to delve into the multiplicity of ways we experience the most intimate and secretive parts of our lives as human beings. Kinetic Light’s Under Momentum performed by disabled dancers on and around a set of exquisitely engineered ramps celebrates the joy of being in continuous motion, … +

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Madero Tango at The Fillmore

Sat Aug 24, 2019

With an impressive LED screen, excellent dancers, two singers and a typical live Argentine Tango Orchestra, this show promise to take the audience in a journey of emotions. This show will allow the audience to know the evolution of the musical genre through history and also to know the newest and modern technological versions of them. The classics are evoked in a … +