Earlier this year, Pointe followed Lauren throughout her typical workday. At the time, she was preparing for her debut as the lead in Balanchine’s Theme and Variations, a major milestone for any ballerina. “It’s pure classical ballet, pure Balanchine, which is what I love and what I live for.”
“We will show that in times of massive upheaval, of insecurity, of darkness, of the unknown, artists and art will rise up to show what courage looks like and what resilience can do.”
Welcome to the fantastical online world of Miami City Ballet’s Firebird. Discover more about how this production was developed, designed and created.
As part of the effort to keep community safe, Don Quixote has been postponed. Dates will be announced soon. We hope you can join us later this year for this spectacular tale full of comedy and romance.
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Location courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel at the Surf Club
Photo © Karolina Kuras
The production, co-commissioned by The Music Center in Los Angeles, will run at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami from December 15 – 24, 2017. All performances will feature live music performed by the Miami City Ballet’s Opus One Orchestra, conducted by Gary Sheldon.
At Miami City Ballet, Lourdes Lopez has shown how to turn around a financially struggling company without losing that for which it’s beloved. While building upon founder Edward Villella’s Balanchine legacy, she’s also embraced Miami’s unique cultural identity, commissioning works like Justin Peck’s Wynwood-inspired Heatscapeand Miami-born artist Michele Oka Doner’s underwater reimagining of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.