This week Tigertail Productions presents its second ScreenDance Miami festival, which will highlight mostly local choreographers and filmmakers who are working with movement and dance on film, and dance on camera.
Many dance makers are experienced with using video and film to record and preserve dance compositions and performances, or to use video and film as a notation tool to restage a p..
When dancing in tandem with the elements, anything can happen, which is part of the beauty of The National Water Dance Project’s site-specific performance on Saturday, taking place on the sand and on the edge of the water in North Beach.
“The sand, the water, affects the way the body moves,” says Miami choreographer Dale Andree, whose National Water Dance Project last Ap..
For the second year, South Florida cultural powerhouse Tigertail Productions presents ScreenDance Miami, a unique film festival that celebrates and showcases dance on film.
Led by festival director, dancer/choreographer and filmmaker, Marissa Nick, this year’s program expands to include new venues and programming, which aims to increase their attendance beyond traditional dance audie..
An Alonzo King dance is almost unimaginable without facility of movement, those forcefully shifting patterns of gorgeous bodies that make for a seductive surface. Yet what gives greater value to the program this San Francisco-based choreographer’s “LINES Ballet” is bringing to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center this weekend is its depth and range of vision. The feature..
In its second program of the season, Miami City Ballet urged audiences to “Hear the Dance.” And, indeed, when the company opened at the Arsht Center last Friday, this band of dancers upheld harmony, staying in fine pitch as resonant as any musical passage from the orchestra or soundtrack.
Choreographic quality came guaranteed, with forays into Balanchine, Paul Taylor and Twyla ..
The best choreographers are prodigious ministers, sealing holy unions between movement and sound. To great effect, Balanchine made it his gospel to “see the music, hear the dance,” the inspiration for Miami City Ballet’s second program of the season, which kicks off this Friday.
MCB’s offerings are diverse while representing three master choreographers at a peak of ..
Long before Internet porn disrupted his business model, Hugh Hefner held court in the Miami Grand Theater, the centerpiece of his Playboy Plaza, nestled in the Castle Beach Resort on Miami Beach.
On December 3 and 4, the same theater served as the kitsch stage for Ryan McNamara’s latest performance piece, MEƎM 4 Miami: A Story Ballet About the Internet. In MEƎM McNamara translates th..
Most performers will agree that a show never really feels like it is complete until close to the closing night of a run. This sentiment was true for Teo Castellanos when he premiered Fat Boy at Miami Light Project’s Light Box at Goldman Warehouse in 2011. He’s back with a tweaked, revised version this week at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.
Set to a soundtrack by DJ l..
Letty Bassart is an artist who has pursued two great passions: the written word and movement. She describes her work as non linear, containing a “web of plot lines where independent stories are inserted into the whole…a collective letter uttered into the audience’s ear. Deriving at each final letter involves beginning, tearing, and burning many letters that are never seen.&r..
Towering almost humbly like an old relic just across the street from the flashy American Airlines Arena and its rocking road shows, the historic Freedom Tower put on her best dress, lit from one end to the other in a fiery orange-red. While off the beaten path of other Art Basel or Art Miami venues, the Old Dame saved her secrets for those who dared to try something a little different on Satur..