Miami City Ballet To Perform ‘Viscera’ At Kravis Center

iam Scarlett has been putting other dancers in motion for almost as long as he has been dancing. He choreographed his first ballet when he was 11, the same year he entered the Royal Ballet School in London.”I liked organizing people,” the 25-year-old Briton says. “I liked patterns. Like a massive chess game, or a flock of birds when you see them change direction and you’re like,

Miami City Ballet, Liam Scarlett Team For Dance At The Phil

When Edward Villella leaves the ballet company he founded next year, a good part of his legacy will be its inventory of formidable, lasting dance. Audience will see the newest gem in that treasure chest when the Miami City Ballet brings “Viscera,” from Liam Scarlett, to Naples audiences next Tuesday and Wednesday…

Miami City Ballet’s New ‘Viscera’ Puts Dance Creator Liam Scarlett In Spotlight

Miami City Ballet will dance a newly minted work by one of the ballet world’s hottest young choreographers this weekend at the Kravis Center.Critics raved about Liam Scarlett’s Viscera when it debuted earlier this month at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. The ballet inspired a ferocity and sense of purpose that held out a whole new sense of possibility for the company, The Miami Herald said…

Own This Town: This Weekend’s Arts Picks

Miami City BalletFriday-SundayMiami City Ballet is back at the Kravis Center for the first time in 2012 with “Program II.” The show will feature a world premiere by Liam Scarlett of The Royal Ballet of London, Jerome Robbins’ “In The Night,” and Balanchine’s “Ballet Imperial.” Tickets start at only $19 so this makes for the perfect night out.

The Go Guide

SCARLETT FEVERThe new Miami City Ballet-commissioned work from the current it boy of international choreography, Liam Scarlett, moves to the Kravis Center (701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach) for performances Friday through Sunday. Viscera will highlight MCB’s Program II, along with Jerome Robbins’ In the Night and Balanchine’s Ballet Imperial. Tickets: $19-$169. Info:, 800-572-8471. Program II moves to Fort Lauderdale’s Broward Center Feb. 3-5. More info:

Dance Magazine Reviews Program II

Miami City Ballet welcomed the New Year trumpeting a world premiere by Liam Scarlett, an up-and-soaring choreographer from England who dances for The Royal Ballet. Unlike Asphodel Meadows, the artist’s first work for his home company’s main stage in 2010, this new creation does not boast a pretty title. Yet Viscera certainly announces the deep-centered physicality,indeed, the performance fortitude,that its fleet and fervent configurations demand, revealing the choreographer’s own gutsiness. Contributing to MCB’s second program of the season, the 25-year-old Brit staked his ground alongside Robbins (In the Night) and Balanchine (Ballet Imperial).

Dancing With New Fire

Miami City Ballet burst onstage in their new ballet with a ferocity and sense of purpose that held out a whole new sense of possibility for the company. Viscera, the dance by rising British star Liam Scarlett which MCB premiered at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts on Friday night, not only brought out MCB’s considerable dynamism, but amped it up several levels, revealing new facets to the company’s already prodigious character. The excitement was exemplified in an electrifying performance by Jeanette Delgado, who lit up Viscera with a fire and drive that gave this already charismatic ballerina a new kind of star power…