This reimagining was something to behold. The spectacular set and costumes were by artist Michele Oka Doner, who looked to the Miami waterways for her otherworld theme.
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Watch our digitally streamed ballet performances with our Friday Night Spotlights series, and discover how Miami City Ballet’s This Bitter Earth, Firebird and Nine Sinatra Songs went from studio to stage on our ‘making of’ online hubs.
Single tickets have just been released for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. Get your tickets early and enjoy the best available seats!
Location courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel at the Surf Club
Photo © Karolina Kuras
Both the music and dancing made “Dances” an over-the-top success. Francisco Rennò turned in extraordinary renditions of Chopin’s works.
Sparkling invention will come with exclusivity when Miami City Ballet stages Brahms/Handel for the first time in South Florida. The unique collaboration between Jerome Robbins and Twyla Tharp, which premiered at New York City Ballet in 1984, both demarcates and merges the choreographic territories of its top-of-the-mountain creators. And from each of their sides the high view is bracing.
Last season MCB revamped the Balanchine classic. Gone was the phone-it-in first Act. The new sets and costumes by Ruben and Isabel Toledo were not only gorgeous, they multiplied the references to the Hoffmann short story, deepening the ballet.