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Celebrating Dance in Southern Florida!

May 10-11, 2024

Culminate the South Florida dance season with a celebratory finale of multi-genre and multi-cultural family friendly dance!

TWO different performances: 

Friday, May 10 & Saturday, May 11, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

*Q&A immediately following each performance!

Sandrell Rivers Theater

6103 NW 7th Ave, Miami, FL 33127

*ADA compliant. Free parking on site!

Performance tickets $15

Intermediate/Advanced Masterclasses:

Sunday, May 5, 2024 

Ballet with Christina Jonson (Freelance Master Teacher)

Modern with John Harnage (Paul Taylor Dance Company)

Sanctuary of the Arts

410 Andalusia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

$15 online to reserve class and discussion, $20 at the door

More information below ↓

Miami Dance Hub Events

  • Friday, May 10 @ 7:00 pm

    Performance #1

    *Panel discussion following the performance

    Programming info coming soon

    Saturday, May 11 @ 7:00 pm

    Performance #2

    *Panel discussion following the performance

    Programming info coming soon

  • (Geared to intermediate and advanced dancers)

    Sunday, May 5

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Ballet Class with Christina Johnson


    12:10 - 12:50 pm

    Discussion and Q&A led by Rafi Maldonado


    1:00 - 3:00 pm

    Modern Class with John Harnage


    3:00 - 4:00 pm

    Book signing with Christina

    $15 online to reserve class and discussion, $20 at the door

    Tickets

Supported by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.

Participating Organizations

Adele Myers and Dancers

Adele Myers and Dancers, Inc. (AMD) is a Miami based not-for-profit dance theater company committed to advancing and amplifying female dance artists through process, performance, and community engagement. For over a decade, AMD has been presented throughout the U.S. and hailed for their signature blend of robust physicality and personal theatricality performed by dynamite athletes of the heart.

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida

For the past 25 years, Artistic Director Vladimir Issaev’s passion and commitment to presenting the highest quality ballet productions, alongside our artists' devotion of time and creativity, has contributed to the success of Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida developing it as a solid organization. As a result, the South Florida area has a stunning ballet company for all its residents to enjoy. Since its inception in 1997, Arts Ballet has continuously produced full seasons of excellent works of classical ballet, New-Classical ballet and Contemporary dance works, making professional ballet performances accessible to broad audiences including students, the elderly and the diverse residents and visitors to our area. The company dancers are awarded international artists who have received the greatest accolades due to the high quality of the artistry and technique they bring to the stage. They have made of our company an organization that truly represents the diversity of South Florida.

Ballet Flamenco La Rosa

Ballet Flamenco La Rosa (BFLR) is an International professional company dedicated to Flamenco as an ever-evolving art form. The innovative and creative artists of BFLR, under the Artistic Direction of founder Ilisa Rosal, present Flamenco dance in a theatrical setting - expanding the art form beyond traditional limits to reach and enlighten students and audiences with its beauty and magic. The dancers and musicians of BFLR are creators. The combination of sophisticated theatre, traditional Flamenco and original choreography allows the company to present a consummate theatre experience. Their continuing quest to create new artistic forms is furthered by intricate collaborative works. This ground breaking approach traces the connection between Flamenco and other styles of dance and music, exploring the common elements and developing new dance forms. These collaborations, from Jazz, Tap, Blues and American Country Music, to Middle Eastern, Afro-Cuban, Afro-Haitian, African, Sefardic, Indian Dance and Celtic Music and Dance, offer the community the opportunity to see different cultures' art forms taken to new heights.

Ballet Florida

Ballet Florida is a 501(c)(3) non for profit organization in the heart of the Palm Beaches. Divided into three parts, we make dance accessible to everyone. Dance education taught by world renowned teachers at The Academy of Ballet Florida, performances and artistic development incubated by dancers of The Professional Company, and momentous Community Outreach and scholarship programs allow us to reach our widest possible audience.

Ballet Vero Beach

Ballet Vero Beach was founded January 1, 2013. They are the only professional ballet company in their region, and represent the first professional ballet company located in Vero Beach. Throughout their short history, they have gained a reputation for innovative and dynamic programming. They regularly collaborate with the area’s major cultural institutions: the Vero Beach Museum of Art and Riverside Theatre, and have been recognized for the quality of our productions by The George Balanchine Trust, master choreographer Peter Anastos, and The Estate of Samuel Kurkjian. Ballet Vero Beach’s work will be guided by our commitments to artistic quality, community engagement, and cultural relevance.

Cultura

Cultura is a choreographer, musician, and creative director born in Miami, FL and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Cultura choreography credits include, Wisin y Yandel, J Balvin, Nicky Jam, Pleasure P, Karol G, Farruko, Ariana Grande, Zion y Lennox, Will.I.Am & more. She was the first female dancer to dance as a male/gender neutral dancer amongst 9 men on the "Dangerous Woman Tour" (Ariana Grande). Cultura most recently choreographed Wisin y Yandel's "Como Antes World Tour", "Maluma's 11:11 World Tour", and Farruko's "Gangalee World Tour". Cultura currently resides in Miami, FL.

Dance NOW! Miami

Dance NOW! Miami, the leading contemporary dance company in Florida was founded in 2000 by Artistic Directors Hannah Baumgarten and Diego Salterini. The artistic work of the company is based in their two-decades long investigation and fusion of ballet, modern, and jazz dance styles, now recognized around the world as contemporary dance. The company serves as a model for collaboration and entrepreneurship headed by two individuals from different continents who intersected and made Miami their home, creating an organization that now leads the South Florida dance community.

Delou Africa Dance Ensemble

Delou Africa Dance Ensemble (D.A.D.E.), was established in 1987 by Njeri Plato to provide a platform that showcases the rich traditions of West Africa through artistic expression, education and cultural preservation. D.A.D.E. is a premier cultural arts, traditional West African, folklore company comprised of an artist’s collective of talented drummers/musicians, dancers and oral historians/storytellers. Their purpose is to foster awareness, by connecting the timeless traditions of West Africa to the vast presence of the African Diaspora. Their performance presentations are motivated by folktale and life transitions that inspires cultural artistic interpretations that leaves their audience captivated.

Destiny Delancy (Tap Artist)

Destiny Delancy was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She is a multi-faceted artist who trained at Armour Dance Theatre (Miami,FL) under the direction of Ruth Wiesen and then attended New World School of the Arts graduating Cum Laude. She is an artist who never limits herself to the possibilities of what she can do. Trained in Ballet, Tap, Modern: Horton, Limon, Graham, Hip Hop, Jazz and Contemporary, Destiny is also an alumna of The School at Jacob’s Pillow. She has performed works by notable choreographers such as Robert Battle, Camille A. Brown, Stephen Petronio, Molissa Fenley, Michelle Dorrance, Derrick K. Grant, Jason Saumels Smith, and Maurice Chestnut. She was a part of the ensemble in the first annual Tap Family Reunion in New York led by Dormeshia, Derrick K. Grant and Jason Samuels Smith. Destiny is a recent graduate from New York University as a Dean Scholar. She continues to encompass vulnerability to who she is as a dancer, as an artist, as a woman, most importantly as a black woman. She plans to evoke this sense of expansion and expression in telling her story and the story of dance as an art form.

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami was founded in 2016 by former Miami City Ballet principal dancers Carlos Guerra and Jennifer Kronenberg. Carlos and Jennifer offer audiences a fresh and diverse view of ballet through their direction of Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami, exploring collaborative avenues that are distinct in their reflection of South Florida. Drawing on 50+ years of cumulative experience working with many of today's most celebrated international choreographers and directors, the two bring a unique & promising perspective. Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami seeks to connect with residents of South Florida and familiarize them with the ever evolving depth and relevance of the ballet art form; enriching their lives through accessible performances of the highest quality which emphasize ballet’s vast stylistic range and its significance as a part of American arts and culture. The organization fosters and creates professional opportunities for both local and performing artists from abroad. Local ballet students of an advanced pre-professional level are offered educational and performance opportunities through an apprenticeship program which allows them to collaborate and learn directly from experienced professionals. The resulting creations are presented for the enjoyment and cultural advancement of the greater South Florida community. Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami interacts with Miami’s youth by creating a variety of outreach programs including community youth classes in conjunction with particular performances, children & family educational presentations and demonstrations, and after-school workshop classes for public school students.

Karen Peterson and Dancers

KPD is Florida’s only full-time dance organization that features choreography performed by dancers with and without disabilities and has been a role model for the artistic and disability communities in Miami Dade County for twenty-nine years. Under the dedicated direction of Artistic Director Karen Peterson, the company provides educational programming for students with special needs and provides inclusive rehearsal, performance and touring opportunities for adult professional dancers and choreographers with diverse abilities. The organization provides a positive “can-do” role model for both the disability and dance communities through education and outreach and maintains a high quality of an artistic product. Artistic Director and Founder of KPD, Karen Peterson has won multiple dance fellowship awards, two from the State and two from Miami Dade Cultural Affairs, for her choreographic vision. She shares her tradition and knowledge of contemporary, conservatory dance training with individuals, who despite their difference have a professional and artistic desire to create and perform. It is the collaborative and creative spirit within the two populations that makes this art form possible.

Miami City Ballet

Miami City Ballet's mission is to produce and present the highest level of dance performances throughout Florida, the United States and abroad, train young aspiring dancers, and develop Miami City Ballet School into a leader of dance education. Founded in 1985 by Miami philanthropist Toby Lerner Ansin and Founding Artistic Director and ballet legend Edward Villella, MCB is universally admired as one of the world’s preeminent interpreters of the choreography of George Balanchine. MCB Is led by Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez and is considered a leader in the field – nurturing new choreographic voices, creating innovative collaborations and opening new avenues of inclusivity within classical ballet. MCB School, founded in 1993, is one of the largest dance training programs in the nation, training dancers for careers with MCB and other professional companies throughout the world.

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