Becoming Juliet

One of Shakespeare’s most beloved characters, Juliet, is a young girl who believes in eternal love, so much so that she trades her life for it. She is a girl we all know well, but what does it mean to a ballet dancer to get to become Juliet on stage? How does one prepare?

Read what becoming Juliet means to MCB corps de ballet dancer, Emily Bromberg, below.

And, watch our video, “Insights: Becoming Juliet” to find out how principal dancers Jennifer Kronenberg and Patricia Delgado channeled their inner Shakespeare character in John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet

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Miami City Ballet named Best Theater Company

Congratulations to all the winners of the Sun-Sentinel’s Best of South Florida reader’s poll!

This year, Miami City Ballet topped the list for “Best Theatre Company”.

If they only danced as flawlessly as they do, then the Miami City Ballet (MCB) would be a hot ticket. But the company does that and more.  Much more.

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MCB Shares the Art of Costume Creation

Last Friday Miami City Ballet headed to NSU’s Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale to spend some time with students at the Auto Nation Academy of Art + Design Creative Summer Art Academy.

MCB’s Costume Designer & Director Haydee Morales, along with Costume Artist Maria Morales took a group of 60 students on a creative journey through costume and wardrobe design -from how long takes to create wardrobe for a ballet, to where they get their materials—even noting the Wardrobe team’s frequent trips to New York City since supplies can be hard to find locally.

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MCB Dancers Take Italy

It’s been a couple of weeks since our dancers wrapped up rehearsals with choreographer Justin Peck. Since then, they’ve all been enjoying some additional time off this summer, getting plenty of much-needed rest and relaxation. But as we’ve learned quite well, it’s rarely all play and no work for our dancers. In fact, we recently caught up with principal dancers Tricia Albertson and Renan Cerdeiro, who, earlier this month, performed at the Florence Dance Festival at the National Museum of Bargello in Italy–the same museum that houses Donatello’s famous Statue of David.

The show, titled Stars of American Ballet, featured Tricia and Renan, along with principal couples from New York City Ballet and Boston Ballet.

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