In an electrifying announcement, Miami City Ballet shares the news that Lourdes Lopez, the Cuban-born and Miami-raised former ballerina with New York City Ballet, has been named successor to Edward Villella, the company’s founding artistic director who is soon to retire.Ms. Lopez’s post will commence in Miami City Ballet’s 2013-14 season.Mr. Villella’s immense achievement in establishing a world-class ballet company in an unlikely outpost remains one of American ballet’s greatest success stories. MCB celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2010…
A Cuban-born dancer will be the new artistic director of the Miami City Ballet.The ballet troupe announced Tuesday that Lourdes Lopez will succeed Edward Villella at the end of the 2012-2013 season…
Full length story ballet is not something suited to every ballet lover’s taste, particularly to those of us who were weaned on the Balanchine repertory. Those who have seen Copp
Miami City Ballet corps de ballet member Zoe Zien is sweetly sentimental.
Miami City Ballet will be at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, debuting its season-closing production of ‘Coppelia’ before it is seen on the company’s familiar stage in Miami…
Long before Julie Catwoman Newmar played a robot in the short-lived ’60s TV sitcom My Living Doll (episodes of which have just been released on DVD, if you’re into that sort of thing), another, different kind of mechanized gal was breaking somebody’s heart. Her name? Copp
Amid a repertoire that is heavily 20th and 21st century, Miami City Ballet pulls itself back to a classic each season to show it has the same goods the iconic companies of the Western World boast.Some years the result is admirable. This year it was stunning.
MIAMI CITY BALLET PRESENTS PROGRAM IV: THE FULL-LENGTH PRODUCTION OF COPPÉLIA WHO:
27th SEASON HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:SYMPHONIC DANCES:AN ELECTRIFYING NEW WORK FROM ALEXEI RATMANSKY.A WORLD PREMIERE FROM BRITAIN’S LIAM SCARLETT.THE RETURN OF GEORGE BALANCHINE’S APOLLO AND SIR FREDERICK ASHTON’S LES PATINUERS (The Skating Party).THE SYMPHONIC POWER OF THE OPUS ONE ORCHESTRA.Miami Beach, FL (Mar. 8, 2012):
This Saturday night the best things in life are free in South Beach: Come down, sit back, relax, and enjoy a FREE outdoor full-size screening of the critically-acclaimed, one hour PBS Great Performances special: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp, this Saturday evening, March 10, 2012 under the stars at Miami Beach SoundScape, 17th St. and Washington Ave. (on the wall of the New World Center.) Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp begins at 8:30 pm and ends shortly after 9:30 pm.