Join us for the Gala event of the season featuring world-class dancers singing and dancing to live musicians performing Leonard Bernstein’s irresistible tunes “Cool” and “America.”
Join us for a winter wonderland with sweet treats, dancing to a live DJ, meeting Nutcracker Magic cast characters, photo opportunities, gift bags, and more!
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In addition to our regular season in Miami, Broward and West Palm Beach, you can catch Miami City Ballet performing around South Florida and further afield.
We spoke with fight director Christian Kelly-Sordelet to get more insight into the choreography for Romeo and Juliet. Kelly-Sordelet has been involved in over 70 Broadway productions including The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast. Learn more about what it takes to safely and expertly choreograph sword fighting on stage in our Q&A below.
By: Orlando Taquechel
For ballet lovers and knowledgeable audiences (including critics, who are nothing more than specialized spectators), attending all performances provides true enjoyment in any season of a repertory ballet with a plot performed by a big company.
There are a handful of coveted roles where dancers can spend their entire careers dreaming of being called to rehearsal – the moment when a small selection of dancers is chosen to learn various ballet roles – usually by the choreographer or a repetiteur (a person with extensive knowledge of a particular ballet). When that role is Juliet set to John Cranko’s stunning choreography and Sergei Prokofiev’s timeless score, that desire and anticipation grow exponentially.
On June 28, 1969, after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn, New York City’s gay community broke out in an uprising which became a catalyst for a modern gay rights movement and the beginnings of Pride month.
As the country commemorates the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans, MCB wishes to celebrate the Black artists from past to present that have captivated us with their immense talent and courage. MCB dancer Luiz Silva asked his fellow dancers, “Who are the Black artists that inspire you?” Here they are listed below.