Go behind-the-scenes of West Side Story Suite and watch as our dancers discover what it takes to become a true Triple Threat.
Casting for Program III: Triple Threat at the Arsht Center is now available.
Miami City Ballet dancers are used to whirling and leaping to a big finale, but as they rehearse the ending of their next premiere, their feet are planted firmly on the floor. The only things moving are their mouths, in a familiar, yearning ballad: ‘There’s a place for us,’ they sing, ‘somewhere a place for us,’ before dropping their heads into stillness.The song is Somewhere, from the renowned musical West Side Story. And singing was not the only challenge for MCB as the troupe preparedWest Side Story Suite, which it will premiere Friday at the Adrienne Arsht Center.
On Friday, February 14, Miami City Ballet (MCB) will hold a black-tie gala in celebration of the Company’s West Side Story Suite premiere hosted by Hollywood legend George Chakiris.
Dancer Jovani Furlan shares his experience learning the lost Paul Taylor solo in George Balanchine’s Episodes.
WATCH a sneak peek of Program III: Triple Threat, featuring Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez.
Miami City Ballet’s Program III: Triple Threat makes Miami New Time’s ‘Ten Best Valentine’s 2014 Events in Miami’ list.
Miami City Ballet leapt onto the Kravis Center stage Friday for program II, which features four works that demonstrated the vast range and depth that this company has achieved in a short time underLourdes Lopez’s leadership.
Find out how Apprentice Leanna Rinaldi landed a leading role in her first year with Miami City Ballet.
It’s a good thing Justin Peck is young and resilient, as well as talented. Peck, 26, juggles a budding career as a choreographer favorably noticed by critics with his responsibilities as a soloist with the New York City Ballet.Mid-December found him in Miami Beach, rehearsing his pas de deux Chutes and Ladders with Miami City Ballet for the program the company will perform Friday through Sunday at the Kravis Center. The night before his arrival, he’d been on stage with New York City Ballet.Directly after his return to New York, he met with composer Sufjan Stevens to discuss a work Peck is creatingfor New York City Ballet that will premiere in May.As if that weren’t enough, the male dancer scheduled to perform Chutes and Ladders sprained his ankle during a Nutcracker rehearsal.
Casting for Program II: See the Music at the Kravis Center is now available.