Corps dancer Lexie Overholt returns to Instagram as this week’s guest photographer. Lexie will capture the company not only preparing for the opening of Program IV: Broadway and Ballet at the Kravis Center, on April 5-7, but also starting rehearsals for George Balanchine’s Serenade, which will hit the stage during our upcoming 2013-2014 season. Also, look out for some shots of Justin Peck’s newest work CHUTES AND LADDERS, which makes its WORLD PREMIERE at the New World Symphony on April 20. Don’t miss out on the action by following Lexie #LexieMCBPhotos!
Fun Fact UPDATE: If you think back to the last blog post about Lexie, you may recall that she was in the process of establishing her own nonprofit aimed at engaging dancers as a community in several ways — number one being — to provide scholarships for young dancers. We are excited to announce that Lexie is in the final stages of 501(c)3 approval and the website will launch in the next 30 days. Stay tuned!
This week, corps dancer Lexie Overhold gets behind the lens of our Instagram feed, snapping shots of the company preparing for another round of Nutcracker performances at the Arsht Center. While Lexie will be capturing the Nutcracker magic during the weekend, she will also be documenting all of the action occurring at our studios in Miami Beach. The company is working hard in rehearsals for Program II: Tradition and Innovation, which opens at the Arsht Center in the New Year! Look out for some fabulous photos of dancers in Liam Scarlett’s newworld premiere, Balanchine’s Duo Concertant and Divertimento No. 15, and the popular Don Quixote Pas de Deux!
Fun fact about Lexie: She has her own non-profit organization! It is a scholarship and community outreach based organization for dancers by dancers, and is in the process of receiving its 501(c)(3) status. Stay tuned!
It’s corps dancer Lexie Overholt’s turn to jump on the Instagram bandwagon!
Lexie got a head start and posted a couple photos this weekend.
You can see all of our Instagram photos by clicking here even if you don’t have the app!
Fun fact about Lexie: even though this is her first year as a corps de ballet member,
Lexie has danced with MCB in the past!
We chatted with her while she was training at MCB School about her experience dancing with the Company. Click here to watch.
As Program IV begins, we can’t help but look ahead to all the exciting things the 2012-2013 season will bring. We are especially excited to announce the dancers who have been promoted for the new season!
Please join us in congratulations the following dancers!
The 2011-2012 season opens with Program I on October 21 at Adrienne Arsht Center! With a world premiere by Liam Scarlett, two full-length classics, and the return of Opus One Orchestra, this season promises to be one of the best in MCB history! We’d like to congratulate our newly promoted dancers and welcome new faces to the troupe for this very exciting season.