South Florida doesn’t (yet) have a modern dance company on the same scale as its ballet company, Miami City Ballet, but that doesn’t mean you have to leave the region to see some phenomenal contemporary dance.
Miami City Ballet is a Top 5 Pick of the 2013-2014 Season for Dance!
Ballet is important and significant, yes. But first of all, it is a pleasure.’ So said the late George Balanchine, often called ‘the father of American ballet.’
All eyes will be on the Miami City Ballet in more ways than one this month. Artistic Directo Lourdes Lopez will finally get to show audiences what she’s been working on since she took over this past fall.
In the dance world, all eyes will be on the Miami City Ballet.This is the debut season from artistic director Lourdes Lopez, who set tongues wagging last year when she was asked by MCB’s board to take over eight months earlier than previously scheduled, replacing company co-founder Edward Villella who was at the helm for 27 years. Lopez gamely finished out the season planned by Villella and triumphed with the wary dancers.
HOTTEST TICKET – This season, Miami City Ballet debuts anticipated company premieres from new Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez.
As we count down the days to the opening of the 2013-2014 Season, dancers share their most memorable opening night experiences on our blog. First up, Principal dancer Jennifer Kronenberg.
Miami City Ballet’s Program III: Triple Threat is named a top 5 dance event for the 2013-2014 season.
Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez shares the discusses the meaning behind First Ventures and why Miami City Ballet’s first program of the 2013-2014 Season is not to be missed in this NEW VIDEO!
The Miami Herald asked its arts writers to pick the highlights for the upcoming arts season. Miami City Ballet made the cut…read more.
Principal dancer Tricia Alberton writes about her experience working with legendary Balanchine ballerina Merrill Ashley on Ballo della Regina.