When Lourdes Lopez began dancing in the New York City Ballet in 1974, she saw firsthand how the energy of George Balanchine’s creative genius and Lincoln Kirstein’s passionate, yet business-minded motivation wove together to put their shared ideals onstage. ‘Mr. B would say
It seems like the catwalk has become a sort of second stage for dancers these days. The latest ballerinas moonlighting as runway models are Miami City Ballet’s Callie Manning, Suzanne Limbrunner and Adriana Pierce…read more
If you ask Miami City Ballet dancers what makes them shine on stage, most will cite camaraderie, not competitiveness. ‘Perhaps the familial atmosphere at MCB has always served as a breeding ground for friendships and romantic relationships,’ says principal dancer Jennifer Kronenberg. ‘We have a level of mutual respect and understanding that is rare in the dance world. I definitely think it adds to our chemistry as a company.’
Pictoral of Miami City Ballet’s rehearsal for Open Barre: Behind the Curtain.
Pictoral feature of Miami City Ballet’s March Ballet For Young People performance at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.
Watch how New York City Ballet dancer and emerging choregrapher Jusin Peck created a new work for Miami City Ballet.
Miami City Ballet and the New World Symphony are collaborating for the first time, for an April 20 symphony performance that will feature the premiere of a new pas de deux by an up-and-coming New York City Ballet choreographer…read more
Miami City Ballet principal Patricia Delgado seems to seems to glow softly from within, radiating warmth and charm onstage. Add to that her crisp, refined technique, and the result is a performer who’s captivating in everything from classical full-length ballets to the George Balanchine works that form the backbone of MCB’s repertoire…read more.
In April 2012, Lourdes Lopez was named artistic director of Miami City Ballet and was scheduled to begin this May.
Dancer Rebecca Kings tells Dance Spirit Magazine the worst advice she had ever received…read more.
Casting for Ballet for Young People at the Adrienne Arsht Center is now available.