Throughout my childhood one of the things I looked forward to most was my annual dance recital. We prepared all year, my mother made my custom fitted costumes and my grandfather came out from Brooklyn on the train to see me dance. How exciting it was for me…read more
The Miami City Ballet will present George Balanchine’s classic holiday ballet The Nutcracker at the Adrienne Arsht Center this Thursday, December 20, but we got a peek at the production last week, during the final rehearsal at Broward Center…read more
Hours before opening night of The Nutcracker, Miami City Ballet held its final dress rehearsal for a sea of young
At Thanksgiving time I watched, for the first time in many years, Disney’s Fantasia. Deems Taylor introduced the different selections and in his commentary about The Nutcracker said, ‘… and nobody performs it nowadays.’…read more
Photo essay of Miami City Ballet School students rehearsing for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker
Owing to a series of coincidences, I have spent a great deal of time in Miami over the past year…read more
Renato Penteado didn’t grow up with The Nutcracker the way American kids do. Back in Brazil, it isn’t as much of a holiday tradition as it is in America. But that doesn’t mean Penteado, now a principal male dancer for the Miami City Ballet, appreciates it any less…read more
Miami Beach, FL (December 3, 2012) — Miami City Ballet, Florida’s internationally-acclaimed dance company, will expand its reach throughout South Florida on a community and artistic level with a new $5 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation…
From YoungArts and Museum Park, to the Arsht Center and — of course — Art Basel, Miami continues to mature as a center for culture and creativity…read more
Miami City Ballet opened its much-anticipated Program I: Fire and Ice at the Kravis Center after the early departure of its founding artistic director, Edward Villela, on Sept. 4…read more.
Every year, dancers around the world get into the holiday spirit with The Nutcracker…
Principal Jennifer Carlynn Kronenberg and two top dancers from American Ballet Theatre and Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet look back on the intensive teachers who inspired and informed their careers.