Ballet Bus

Ballet Bus is an outreach initiative reaching deep into the Miami-Dade County community, providing underserved children with comprehensive, full-scholarship dance training as a gateway into the arts.


Ballet For Young People

Ballet for Young People offers free and low-cost performances and educational supplements to family and school audiences performed by MCB School pre-professional students and company dancers.

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Explore Dance

Explore Dance brings ballet into Miami-Dade County Title 1 school classrooms, with weekly dance classes for first- and second-graders based on Miami City Ballet School’s Ballet Preparatory curriculum.

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About Us

MCB’s Share The Dance Community Outreach and Educational Programs enrich and strengthen the mission of the company while building strong community relationships and exposing new audiences to the world of ballet.

Behind the Ballet

Behind the Ballet is a pre-performance lecture series at repertory appearances by Miami City Ballet, exploring the key concepts of dancemaking with MCB artistic staff, dancers, choreographers, répétiteurs, conductors and musicians.

Open Barre

Open Barre is an intimate performance series held at MCB’s 200-seat studio, the Lynn & Louis Wolfson, II Theatre, with Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez, top choreographers and special guests, and performance excerpts by the Company.


Lectures & Masterclasses

MCB’s Lecture & Masterclass Series extends MCB School’s training curriculum into the Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Magnet dance programs for over 100 students ages 11-18.
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Schools & Community

MCB engages audiences and builds strong community relationships with dress rehearsals, studio tours and lecture-demonstrations to area schools, community centers and hospitals.
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Touch Tours

Patrons with visual impairments can enjoy MCB Touch Tours at selected performances, with tactile discussion-led experiences of costumes, props and sets; and live narration of on-stage performances.
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Your Gift Supports MCB Outreach

MCB’s education and outreach programs demystify classical ballet, bringing dance from the stage and the studio to the classroom and streets of Miami. Your support has changed the lives of over 19,000 young people, seniors and traditionally underserved community members.

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MCB Welcomes New Students

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, the very first day of Miami City Ballet School’s year-round program, two buses picked up 17 children from their elementary schools on the Biscayne corridor, North Miami Beach and Miami Beach to take them to their new after-school dance classes at MCB Studios. 

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MCB Shares The Nutcracker with Visually Impaired Guests

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

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