Events: Dance

Daniel Lewis Dance Sampler

Oct 29, 2021 to Oct 31, 2021 - click here for time schedule - English

Celebrating the tenacity and creativity of Florida's dancers and choreographers, the 11th annual Daniel Lewis Dance Sampler will showcase a curated group of eight works, featuring some of the best Florida has to offer, in live performance Friday, October 29 at 8 pm at Lake Worth's Duncan Theatre, and Saturday October 30 at 8 pm and Sunday Oct 31 at 4 pm at Miami's New World School of the Arts Dance Theater.

Companies and choreographers are Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, BFLR - Ballet Flamenco La Rosa, Ballet Vero Beach, Maya Nadine Billig, Dance NOW Miami, Karen Peterson and Dancers, New World Dance Ensemble, and Sandra L. Portal-Andreu.

  • Tickets $25 ($15 students).

Both venues will be following federal, state and local public health regulations and guidance about COVID-19. The Sampler is presented by Miami Dance Futures and the Florida Dance Education Organization, in collaboration with New World School of the Arts, Duncan Theater Palm Beach State College, and Dance NOW! Miami.


Friday, Oct. 29, 8:00 pm
Duncan Theater at 4200 South Congress Ave. Lake Worth.

Saturday, Oct. 30, 8:00 pm
New World School of the Arts Dance Theater at 25 NE 2nd St, Miami 8 FL.

Sunday, Oct. 31, 4:00 pm
New World School of the Arts Dance Theater at 25 NE 2nd St, Miami 8 FL.

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Family Fest: Havana Hop by Paige Hernandez

Saturday, Nov 27, 2021 at 1:30 PM - English

Dance along to keep confidence and memories alive! One actress portrays three generations of women in this interactive show written and performed by PAIGE HERNANDEZ with music by NICK THA 1DA.

Young Yelia dreams of making it big but there is one problem her terrible stage fright! After seeking advice from her mother, Yeila embarks on a journey to Cuba to "find roots, get confidence and be amazing!" Yelia reconnects with her ailing grandmother and is inspired to create an unforgettable performance. Dance along in this joyful, interactive show that explores confidence by discovering roots and creating new ones. Tickets will be available starting November 1 at 12 p.m.


Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

The Hip Hop Nutcracker with Guest MC Kurtis Blow

Saturday, Dec 11, 2021 various times - English

A holiday mash-up for the whole family! The Hip-Hop Nutcracker re-imagines Tchaikovsky's classic score through explosive hip hop choreography. A dozen all-star dancers, an on-stage DJ and electric violinist bring the traditional Nutcracker story to life in contemporary New York City. This evening-length show celebrates love, community and the magic of the holiday season. Featuring Guest MC Kurtis Blow.


Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Peter London Global Dance Company: Touch & Rain on Me

Dec 28, 2021 to Dec 31, 2021 - click here for time schedule - English

Miami's leading multicultural, contemporary dance ensemble, Peter London Global Dance Company (PLGDC) is set to premiere "TOUCH" & "RAIN ON ME" a work created during the height of the pandemic. PLGDC created a contemporary and Afro-Caribbean dance fusion compilation showcasing the struggles many faced throughout the pandemic.

The great outdoors of beaches, parks, woodlands etc. became more beloved and desirable for our health and wellbeing. The world premieres of TOUCH and RAIN ON ME will have live accompaniment by the world class Ballet and Dance Orchestra (BAD), with scores commissioned by PLGDC and composed by founding Artistic Director of BAD, Ezra Haugabrooks. Included in the program are world premieres by London, Brooke Logan, Gentry Isaiah George and Justin Rapaport.


Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

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