Ballet and football? It’s no secret that ballet training is unmatched for developing speed and flexibility. So when New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski visited Miami Beach, Principal Soloist Nathalia Arja was more than happy to put him through the paces .. Gronk-style, of course!
Subscribers enjoy the best seats at the best price for MCB’s 2017-2018, including a new Nutcracker production, an all-Robbins Centennial Celebration, five company premieres and more.
Miami City Ballet’s 2016-17 season opens October 21 with the classic full-length Giselle, plus six major additions to the company’s repertoire, including the world premiere of The Fairy’s Kiss by Alexei Ratmansky. Subscribe today for advance access to the best seats!
Ballet Bus is a short documentary by Isaac Mead-Long taking you into the lives of two young boys, Kimani and Kelvin, who were selected to be a part of MCB’s Ballet Bus program, providing fully-subsidized tuition, transportation and support to kids from Miami-Dade County Title I schools.
“Ballet is so hard. It’s hard on your body, and it’s hard on your mind… we’re constantly pushing ourselves.”
For its 30th Anniversary, MCB asked members from every rank of the company to tell their stories; what inspired them to devote their lives to dance.
Last month, our dancers wrapped up another stop on our list of 2014-15 tours. Miami City Ballet opened New York City Center’s internationally acclaimed Fall for Dance festival performing George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante on September 30. The festival, now in its 12th year, featured twenty works over five programs, and ran through Oct. 11.
The New York Times called this year’s festival, “one of the most memorable in recent Fall for Dance history.” The article also praised Miami City Ballet, specifically mentioning standout performances by principals Patricia Delgado and Renan Cerdeiro.