Lourdes Lopez came back to South Florida to lead Miami City Ballet as artistic director, not only bringing her 40 years of experience to the company but also introducing premier performances that challenge audiences and dancers alike.
A conversation with Lourdes Lopez on Miami City Ballet, Morphoses, dancing for Ballanchine and Robbins, classical ballet, and much more.
Miami City Ballet has added two prominent members of Miami’s cultural community to its staff.
Miami City Ballet has hired two Miami women for central fundraising and community outreach positions, expanding the administrative team that will work with incoming executive director Michael Scolamiero.
Miami Beach, Fla. (June 4, 2014)
Miami Beach, Fla. (May 29, 2014)
Principal dancer Jeanette Delgado shares the ballets that she is most looking forward to performing next season.
Miami City Ballet has a new executive director and he’s no newbie when it comes to running ballet companies.Michael Scolamiero, who starts work June 30, has helmed Pennsylvania Ballet in Philadelphia for 17 years. He succeeds Daniel Hagerty, who left recently for family reasons after 18 months in the post.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., (May 15, 2014)
Miami City Ballet has hired a new executive director to partner with artistic director Lourdes Lopez. Michael Scolamiero, who has led the Pennsylvania Ballet, will join the Miami troupe on June 30. He replaces Daniel Hagerty, who left MCB last month for family and personal reasons.
Toby Lerner Ansin, co-founder of Miami City Ballet and preparing for its 30th anniversary season, is on daughter Stephanie Lerner Ansin’s turf inside the Miami Theater Center in Miami Shores.Stephanie, founder and artistic director of the all-ages theater, is in her 10th season opener, Everybody Drinks the Same Water, a medieval murder mystery set in 13th century Spain that she is directing and co-wrote with Fernando Calzadilla.
Wonder what it was like raising sibling ballerinas Patricia and Jeanette Delgado? Their mom tells all!