The acclaimed and crowd-pleasing Tel Aviv-based Batsheva Dance Company, currently celebrating its 50th Jubilee, returns for an adapted version of Deca Dance, the company’s montage of signature past repertory pieces. The dance will be performed exclusively in Miami -- which will also be the company’s first opening city during their 2014 U.S. tour -- on Saturday and Sunday at the Ars..
The 2014-2015 dance season promises much, and it began with a very big promise. John Cranko’s immortal Romeo and Juliet returned to the Miami City Ballet repertory Oct. 17 at the Arsht Center, with the exquisite pairing of Carlos Miguel Guerra and Jennifer Kronenberg as Shakespeare’s tragic lovers. Other exciting pairings are ahead as the ballet’s run continues through Oct. 2..
It’s that time of the year again. South Florida’s dance scene is revving up and the annual Daniel Lewis Miami Dance Sampler returns once more to give the community a glimpse into just how varied and rich an array of dancing is available to us to choose from this season.
The sampling includes mini-performances of eight minutes or less from nine South Florida based professional d..
Bright red rouge, prowling hungry looks, split crotch red dresses, enough fish net stocking to outfit a trawler. No, not the latest installment of the Twilight series but the most recent Broadway tango show, Tango Lovers, to swing through South Florida.
Halloween may be just around the corner but every local tango teacher remembers nightmare moments on learning the touring schedule of Broa..
Lineage matters in ballet, preserving those fine points of technique and interpretation that only a previous generation can pass on to the next. As artistic director of Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, Siberian-born Vladimir Issaev has been able to count on pedigree while preparing “Tribute to Diaghilev,” his 17-year-old company’s first program of the season. Moscow-trained b..
Mexican poet and essayist Octavio Paz called the triangle “a figure in which the animal and the divine converge.” The new solo piece from award-winning writer and performer Teo Castellanos Third Trinity is rife with the power of three -- three brothers, three decades and 23 characters.
Commissioned by Miami Light Project and directed by playwright, actor and MacArthur “Ge..
The time is the 1930s. The place is the wintery mountains of the Alps. You are part of a journalism team investigating a promising lead. BAM! Attack! Your lead is gone -- but a bigger story is looming. You’re trapped! Now you are on the run, the literal fate of the planet on your shoulders as you race around the globe, and solar system, trying to stop an alien invasion of epic proportion..
At first glance, on or off the stage, Colleen Farnum makes a striking initial visual impression: tall, long limbed, with a shock of red hair and a quiet self possessed and statuesque beauty. But then when you see her move, she gives evidence to the strength and grace of the unseen air -- power with not one ounce of energy overspent or wasted.
This quality in her movement has probably been ..
It felt like the end of an era, one that didn’t go out with a bang, or even a whimper, just with a sigh of relief. Copper Fest, named for Cuba’s patron saint la Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre, and sponsored by the Copperbridge Foundation, was a seven-day celebration in September of Cuban music, dance, visual art, and film hailing directly from the island. A newcomer dropped into Wy..
On Sunday, September 14, Dance Now! Miami presented an encore of their fourth annual Ekphrasis collaboration with the Bass Museum, Trash to Treasure, working off of El Anatsui’s monumental exhibition, Gravity and Grace.
The program showcased individual dances all inspired by and presented with El Anatsui’s vibrant and remarkable work of bottle caps, copper wire, aluminum, and t..