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Online Classes & More

A collection of essential activities for dance lovers, including online dance classes led by MCB dancers and renowned dancer Herman Payne.

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Addressing Bias in Ballet

Read the statement from a coalition for Artistic Directors in ballet about a new pilot program for addressing bias in ballet to affect real and lasting change.

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Behind the Ballet

Discover how Miami City Ballet’s Firebird and Nine Sinatra Songs went from studio to stage on our ‘making of’ online hubs, including interviews with dancers and creatives.

Firebird | Nine Sinatra Songs

World Premiere: Places

Watch this new digital work by choreographer Claudia Schreier, featuring six MCB dancers and an original composition by acclaimed Miami-based composer, Jorge Mejia.

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Location courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel at the Surf Club
Photo © Karolina Kuras

Miami City Ballet Dancers – Photos by Jordan Matter

Internationally acclaimed artist and photographer Jordan Matter’s latest collection of original photography features MCB Dancers on the sands, streets and skylines of Miami.
The exhibition will be open to the public during Art Basel, December 3-19, 2015 at the Miami City Ballet studios.

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MCB Takes Chicago

Last month, MCB was excited to hit the road for the first of several national tour engagements taking place this season. The Company performed at three events during the 9th annual Chicago Dancing Festival, beginning with George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante on Aug. 27 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. The Company also performed Twyla Tharp’s Sweet Fields on August 29 at the Jay Pritzker Pavillion in Millennium Park.

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MCB Collaborates with Renowned Artist

With original sets and costumes by Michele Oka Doner, MCB’s reimagining of A Midsummer Night’s Dream takes its inspiration and palette from South Florida’s surrounding waterways. Daughter of Miami Beach’s former mayor, Oka Doner’s work is fueled by the natural world around her and spans throughout the Miami community – even lining the floors of Miami International Airport.

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Dancers Kick Off 2015-16 Rehearsals

After enjoying a much-needed 6-week summer break, our dancers have returned to the studios to continue rehearsals for our 2015-16 season. Kicking off October 23 at the Arsht Center in Miami, our highly anticipated 30th Anniversary Season promises to be among the most exciting yet, with four Company Premieres, including a reimagining of George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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New Ballet Presents Movement for ‘Specific Chemistry’

For Justin Peck, Heatscape is a personal project. He made the ballet that Miami City Ballet will premiere next weekend at the Kravis Center for dancers whom he regards as more than vehicles for his choreography.
The ballet, which uses 17 dancers, showcases what he calls “an assembly of individuals.”

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30th Anniversary Tour Dates Announced

Miami City Ballet is pleased to announce several national touring engagements, with performances scheduled for New York City, Chicago and Minneapolis.
“I cannot think of a better way to celebrate our 30th Anniversary than by sharing these marvelous dancers with our audiences and lifelong fans across the nation,” said MCB Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez. “We are so excited to be back on the road bringing to New York, Chicago and Minneapolis audiences the vitality, energy and diversity that MCB is known for.”

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