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Sin Salida with Union Tanguera and Kate Weare Company

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM - English

In tango, the couple is everything. In modern dance, the individual rules. In Sin Salida, the adventurous Argentine-French tango troupe Union Tanguera and American contemporary choreographer Kate Weare create a riveting dance narrative around our most basic needs – to be together, and to be independent. Set to original and traditional tango music, Sin Salida (No Exit) is a passionate dance exploration of what it means to be human.

Before the show enjoy a pre-show conversation at 6:30pm in our Lab Theater, moderated by journalist Jordan Levin with company directors and special guests before their anticipated performances at SMDCAC. "Dance Talks" are free and open to the community.

After the show a post show discussion will also take place immediately following the performance in the Main Stage also moderated by Levin.

Tickets: $25-$55.

Location

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 ST, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (Map)

Dance Now! Miami

Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 at 7:30 PM - English

Dance NOW! Miami, is the leading contemporary dance company in Florida creating and producing contemporary dance of the highest caliber. Exploring theme of earth, wind and fire this incredible performance is a perfect way to introduce your family to modern dance.

Location

Miami Theater Center
9806 NE 2nd Ave, Miami Shores, FL 33138 (Map)

Ekphrasis in the Garden with the South Beach Chamber Ensemble

Sunday, Mar 8, 2020 various times - English

A celebration of National Women's Day, featuring the work of Isadora Duncan in an immersive, site-specific performance piece where the audience strolls through the garden, following the performers in an unforgettable journey of dance and music.

Location

Miami Beach Botanical Gardens
2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Callejon Flamenco

Mar 14, 2020 & Mar 15, 2020 - at 8:00 PM - English

Ballet Flamenco La Rosa (BFLR), an international flamenco dance company based in Miami, and made up of professional dancers and musicians from Spain, the U.S. and Latin America, announces the premiere of its latest Pure Flamenco work Callejon Flamenco. Featuring three Special Guest Artists direct from Spain, the performances.

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Led by the world-renowned master teacher, choreographer, soloist and Artistic Director Ilisa Rosal, BFLR presents the spellbinding and earthy power of authentic Flamenco dance at its best. With its spectacular footwork, precise athleticism and vibrant energy, the performances are at once sensual and spiritual, raw and refined, and filled with both restrained passion and electrifying release – making it a powerful and passionate language of expression. This production incorporates live music, created and arranged by a guitarist and singer, brought directly from Spain to collaborate with the company dancers and choreographers. Born in Medieval Andalucía (southern Spain) in the Middle Ages, when Europeans, Arabs, Jews, Gypsies, and Africans co-existed in a Golden Age of art and learning, this art form has fascinated writers, poets, composers, painters, sculptors, choreographers, and audiences for centuries. It has developed into one of the most respected and cherished music and dance forms, evolving into the highest level of technique and artistic expression that has led to it being declared a World Heritage Treasure by UNESCO. “Flamenco is a passionate form of expression that delights and inspires audiences with a breathtaking theater experience full of earthy force, spellbinding movement, subtle nuances, and explosive energy,” remarks Rosal. “These performances also mark a milestone in BFLR’s history as the first concerts of our 35th Anniversary Season.

Location

Main Street Playhouse
6766 Main St, Miami Lakes, FL 33014 (Map)

Contact Information

Ilisa Rosal

786-877-3421

305-690-7642

Companhia Urbana de Danca

Mar 20, 2020 & Mar 21, 2020 - click here for time schedule - Spanish

Direct from Rio de Janeiro, Companhia Urbana de Danca tears up the stage with a high-energy fusion of hip-hop, samba, capoeira, and contemporary dance in boldly imaginative choreography by Brazilian choreographer Sonia Destri Lieon. The work of Companhia Urbana de Danca brings its dancers' identities, testimonials, and attitudes to the stage, and it does that with a 'carioca', Afro-Brazilian accent, which is nevertheless universal.

Location

Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 West Flagler St, Miami, FL 33135 (Map)

Contact Information

Carolina Pupo-Mayo

305-547-5414

305-541-7782

www.miamidadecountyauditorium.org

Program II Contemporanea 2020

Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 at 8:30 PM - English

Program II Contemporanea 2020 featuring the Work of Isadora Duncan & Italy's Opus Ballet

A special evening featuring Dance NOW! Miami's "Masterpiece In Motion" series, which this year focuses on the work of modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan, as part of the centennial celebration of women's suffrage in the United States. In addition, guest company Opus Ballet, from Florence, Italy, will share the stage as part of the ongoing "Bridges NOT Walls" project, with a number of other works rounding out the program.

Location

Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
3385 NE 188 Street, Aventura, FL 33180 (Map)

Dance NOW! Miami on Tour: Bridges NOT Walls

Apr 14, 2020 to Apr 17, 2020 - various times - English

A residency and staging of the company's full production of "Bridges NOT Walls".

Location

Coker University - N/A
N/A, South Carolina, FL N/A (Map)

Contact Information

305-975-8489

www.dancenowmiami.org/calendar.html

SPEAK: Leela Dance Collective

Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM - English

Divided by oceans and centuries, American tap and Indian Kathak dance come together in a celebration of rhythm and culture in SPEAK. Leela Dance Collective's Rachna Nivas and Rina Mehta, contemporary leaders in the ancient storytelling form of Indian Kathak dance, collaborated with revered tap artist Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and MacArthur Award winning tap choreographer Michelle Dorrance, to explore tradition, innovation, improvisation, female artistry, and the ways art connects us. Accompanied by live Indian and jazz musicians, SPEAK will provoke, move and inspire.

Before the show Enjoy a pre-show conversation at 6:30pm in our Lab Theater, moderated by journalist Jordan Levin with company directors and special guests before their anticipated performances at SMDCAC. "Dance Talks" are free and open to the community.

After the show A post show discussion will also take place immediately following the performance in the Main Stage also moderated by Levin.

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Location

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 ST, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (Map)

Program III: 20 Years of NOW!

May 29, 2020 & May 30, 2020 - click here for time schedule - English

A showcase of the best works of the Dance NOW! Miami repertoire from its first two decades, and a world premiere.

Tickets: $35 General | $15 Students & Seniors

  • Friday, May 29, 2020 on 8:00pm
    Amaturo Theater at Broward Center for the Arts, 201 SW 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
  • Saturday, May 30, 2020 on 8:30pm
    Colony Theatre , 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Contact Information

305-975-8489

www.dancenowmiami.org/calendar.html

World Dance Summer Intensive

Jun 8, 2020 to Jun 12, 2020 - from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - English

A program that trains young dancers, and includes an appreciation for Miami's rich cultural tapestry. Professional instructors from Miami are affiliated with the nation's most renowned arts institutions including Joffrey Ballet School of New York and Interlochen Arts Academy.

Location

Little Haiti Cultural Complex
212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, FL 33137 (Map)

Contact Information

305-975-8489

www.dancenowmiami.org/calendar.html

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