On Jan 18, 2015, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presented MIAMI CITY BALLET: JUSTIN PECK & SHEPARD FAIREY. Choreographer Justin Peck along with Miami City Ballet dancers and Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez, and street artist Shepard Fairey participated in Works & Process at the Guggenheim leading up to the Company’s March 27th world premiere of Heatscape.Read More›
Miami City Ballet dancers spend their days rehearsing in sunlit studios surrounded by swaying palm trees. But this winter, our dancers dig out their winter coats and boots as they embark on a tour of Canada with stops in Vancouver (Feb 19-21) and Ottawa (Mar 5-7).Read More›
Last month, MCB hosted special Touch Tours for patrons with visual impairments. During the tours, which took place at Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale and Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami, offered a memorable, tactile, discussion-guided experience backstage to explore the intricate costumes and sets of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™.Read More›
She may look delicate, with her long, feathery limbs and filigreed line, but Nathalia Arja’s dancing is powered by a startling speed and daring. The recently promoted soloist snaps through Miami City Ballet’s many Balanchine works with an audacity as joyful as it is thrilling, pushing the physical edges and emotional depths of everything she performs.
Miami City Ballet’s signature educational outreach program Ballet for Young People had its 2014-2015 debut in Bailey Hall at Broward College on Friday, Nov. 7., followed by the Kravis Center’s Dreyfoos Hall on Monday, Nov. 17, featuring the MCB School Ensemble.
In October, Miami City Ballet welcomed 40 visiting students from the HARID Conservatory, a professional training school for young dancers, located in Boca Raton. The day began with the students watching company class, led by Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez. Then it was off to tour the MCB Wardrobe Department with Costume Designer & Director Haydée Morales, where the students were shown all the wardrobe preparation that goes into each season.
The visit gave HARID students the opportunity to become familiar with the inner workings of a professional ballet company and was an exciting experience for all involved.