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Miami City Ballet is pleased to announce several national touring engagements, with performances scheduled for New York City, Chicago and Minneapolis.
“I cannot think of a better way to celebrate our 30th Anniversary than by sharing these marvelous dancers with our audiences and lifelong fans across the nation,” said MCB Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez. “We are so excited to be back on the road bringing to New York, Chicago and Minneapolis audiences the vitality, energy and diversity that MCB is known for.”
Season Two of Teen Vogue’s Strictly Ballet web series wrapped with an exciting season finale and rave reviews, including a spot on NY Magazine’s popular “Approval Matrix”. Watch it again and follow our students on their journey to professional dance careers!
“No ballet by the 27-year-old choreographer Justin Peck is much like another; with each assignment he sets himself new choreographic hurdles. But Mr. Peck has quickly become the most eminent choreographer of ballet in the United States.”
This month our dancers left behind the warm South Florida weather and headed to Vancouver, British Columbia for a weekend of special performances. Hosted by Ballet BC, the Company presented a full program of masterworks by George Balanchine with performances of Serenade, Symphony in Three Movements and Ballo della Regina. The performances, which received rave reviews, marked the company’s debut in Vancouver.
As part of Miami City Ballet’s Lecture and Master Class Series, 130 public school students attended a performance and a pre-show talk of Romeo and Juliet at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami.
MCB’s newest community outreach and education initiative serves approximately 100 students ages 11-18 from three Miami-Dade County Magnet Schools: Hialeah High School, Zelda Glazer Elementary and Arthur & Polly Mays Conservatory.
Twenty 1st and 2nd grade students from Fienberg-Fisher Elementary School in Miami Beach are learning to dance through MCB’s Explore Dance program. This educational outreach program is designed to promote the arts to our community’s youth through weekly classes held at MCB Studios.