Open Barre


Miami City Ballet’s Open Barre events take place at the MCB Studios on South Beach. Watch performance excerpts with the MCB Dancers, meet Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez, and go behind the scenes with special guests in a fun, intimate setting!

Carnival of the Animals — The Swansong

MARCH 7, 2017

Choreography by Rafi Maldonado-Lopez and Geta Constantinescu
Music by Camille Saint-Saëns


Join Miami City Ballet Dancers, MCB School Directors and the MCB School Ensemble for an interactive,behind-the-scenes experience with Carnival of the Animals – The Swansong. This hour-long ballet,featuring more than 40 MCB School dancers in colorful, whimsical costumes, takes place on the eve of the spring solstice, when all of nature excitedly prepares for a one-of-a-kind gathering. The White Swan and the Black Gander host the celebration this year. Enjoy a Q&A with Company dancers about dancing in this timeless tale. Fun for audiences of all ages!

Seating is limited! Act now to reserve the best seats today. Tickets just $30.

Tickets include a complimentary lobby “open bar” featuring Absolut Elyx cocktails and soft drinks, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Limited complimentary tickets available for Miami Beach residents: The first 26 Miami Beach residents to arrive by 6:45 p.m. will receive free tickets.

*Complimentary tickets are awarded on a first-come-first-served basis from 6-6:45 p.m. Must show ID with proof of Miami Beach residency. Limit 2 tickets per resident. Offer not valid on prior purchases.