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ScreenDance Miami

Next date: Jan 17, 2020 - click here for time schedule - English

Miami Light Project presents ScreenDance Miami Festival 2020, a celebration of the best in dance on film from around the world at The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, Soundscape Park at New World Symphony Center, Perez Art Museum Miami and O Cinema South Beach on January 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 2019.Awarded Best Festival in Miami New Times, ScreenDance Miami is a festival that takes place each January at various venues.  It offers skill-developing workshops, panel discussions and screenings.

Launched in 2014, ScreenDance Miami now offers five feature length films, four skill-developing workshops and three programs of shorts from across the globe and locally. The festival has been created to support professionals in this field and to support the development of dance created for the camera.The festival was created and developed by Tigertail Productions and continues under  the direction of Pioneer Winter.

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FEATURE FILM: RESET / RELEVE: HISTOIRE D’UNE CREATION
Where: Soundscape Park at New World Symphony Center (400 17th Street, Miami Beach)
When: Friday, January 10, 2020 at 8:00PM
Tickets: Free Admission for Film, RSVP at miamilightproject.com
(8:00PM-9:30PM) Feature Film Wallcast
Reset | Relève: Histoire d'une Création (2017) Dir. Alban Teurlai and Thierry Demaizière.
Featuring Benjamin Millepied


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WORKSHOPS & FEATURE FILM: FEELINGS ARE FACTS: THE LIFE OF YVONNE RAINER
Where: The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse (404 NW 26 Street, Miami, FL 33127)
When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 3:00PM-9:00PM
Tickets: ($5) Tickets for Workshops and Free Admission Film, RSVP at miamilightproject.com
(3:00PM-4:30PM) Workshop: Cinematography for Beginners
Workshop led by Randy Valdes, Filmmaker/Cinematographer


In this workshop, participants will come away from the workshop with examples of best
practices, do's and don'ts, and more confidence in their future exposure and lighting choices.
(5:00PM-6:30PM) Workshop by Collaborators Roxana Barba and Claudio Marcotulli
This workshop led by Roxana Barba and Claudio Marcotulli will guide participants through artistic
and technical elements present in dance film, including putting together a production plan to
shoot a film.
(7:00PM-8:30PM) Feature Film Screening
Feelings are Facts: The Life of Yvonne Rainer (2015) Dir. Jack Walsh


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WORKSHOP & SHORT FILMS: 15 YEARS OF CUBAN DANCE FOR CAMERA
Where: The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse (404 NW 26 Street, Miami, FL 33127)
When: Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5:00PM-9:30PM
Tickets: ($5) Tickets for Workshop and Free Admission Film, RSVP at miamilightproject.com


(5:00PM-6:30PM) Workshop: Feminine Perspectives on Making ScreenDances
This workshop led by Niurca Márquez and Carla Forte is directed at a general audience of artists
interested in exploring screendance from a femme-centered perspective.
(7:00PM-8:30PM) Shorts Screening: 15 Years of Cuban Dance for Camera
Inside (2018) Chor. Dayamí Rodríguez, Dir. Vianki González
Resilencie (2017) Chor/Dir. Andrés D. Abreu, Chor. Ricardo Rodriguez Gómez
(Contra) Luces de Laura (2015) Dir. Ricardo Rodríguez Gómez, Chor. Liliana Padrón
Di Shakuná (2015) Dir. Raul Reinoso Acanda
Tiempos de Tango (2015) Dir: Adolfo Izquierdo Mesa, Chor: Billy Cowie
Imago (2017) Chor. Dayamí Rodríguez, Dir. Vianki González
(6:30PM-8:30PM) Film Installations
Embriaguez “Inebriation” (2019, US Premiere) Chor: Karen Peterson Corash, Dir. Dinorah de
Jesús Rodriguez
Wild-er-ness (2019, Florida Premiere) Chor. Michelle Nance, Heike Salzer, Dir. Ana Baer, Heike
Salzer


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FEATURE FILM: NORA & SHORT FILMS: FLICKERING GLADES AND SOLILOQUY
Where: Soundscape Park at New World Symphony Center (400 17th Street, Miami Beach)
When: Friday, January 17, 2020 at 8:00PM


Tickets: Free Admission for Films, RSVP at miamilightproject.com
(8:00PM-8:10PM) Short film Wallcast
Flickering Glades (2019) Chor. Dale Andree, Dir. Claudio Marcotulli, World Premiere.
(8:10PM-8:45PM) Feature Film Wallcast
Nora (2008) Dir. by Alla Kovgan and David Hinton.
(8:45PM-9:00PM) Short film Wallcast
Soliloquy (2017) Chor/Dir. Heidi Latsky.


WORKSHOP
Where: The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse (404 NW 26 Street, Miami, FL 33127)
When: Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 9:00AM-11:00AM
Tickets: ($5) Tickets for Workshops at miamilightproject.com
(9:00AM-11:00AM) Workshop: Media Draft Lab
This workshop led by Gabri Christa (Writer/Director/Producer/Choreographer) teaches peers to
look at work with the sole purpose of supporting the maker's vision and should leave the creator
excited to return to the creation.


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OPEN CALL SHORT FILMS
Where: Perez Art Museum Miami (1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132)
When: Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 12:00pm-3:00pm
Tickets: Included with Museum Admission, Tickets at miamilightproject.com
(12:00PM-1:00PM) Open Call Shorts Screening, Program I and Q&A
Zenu (2018) Dir. Claudio Marcotulli, Chor. Roxana Barba, Lazaro Godoy and Carlota Pradera
From Here to There (2019, World Premiere) Chor. Brigid Baker, Dir. Julien Hyvrard
And the People Could Fly (2019) Dir. Roni Nicole Henderson, Chor. T. Lang Dance
(2:00PM-3:00PM) Open Call Shorts Screening, Program II and Q&A
Muntu Child (2019, World Premiere) Chor. Shamar Watt, Dir. Natalie Marx & Lenoardo Rua
Stage 3 (2019, World Premiere) Chor. Maya Billig, Enrique Villacreses, Dir. Maya Billig
Have You Seen Her Now (2019, World Premiere) Chor. Megan Carvajal, Devon Kelly, Dir. Victor
Quintana
badguy (2019, World Premiere) Chor/Dir. Catie Leasca
Strategic Retreat (2018, Florida Premiere) Chor/Dir. Marta Renzi


itsy bitsy (2015) Chor/Dir. Lisa Kusanagi & JuJu Kusanagi
Embodiment (2019, Florida Premiere) Chor. Madeline Jazz Harvey, Dir. Madeline Jazz Harvey,
Brian Buss, Kate Wyman
Escuchar (2019, Florida Premiere) Dir/Chor. Angela Ramakis
Nostalgia di Domicella (2019, US Premiere) Dir. Carla Forte & Alexey Taran, Chor. Alexey Taran


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FEATURE FILM: FLORIDA PREMIERE OF CUNNINGHAM
Where: O Cinema South Beach (1120 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach)
When: Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 1:00PM
Tickets: ($7.50-11) Tickets for Film at miamilightproject.com
(1:00PM-2:35PM) Feature Film Screening
Cunningham (2019) Dir. by Alla Kovgan, Florida Premiere.
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FEATURE FILM: IN THE STEPS OF TRISHA BROWN
Where: Soundscape Park at New World Symphony Center (400 17th Street, Miami Beach)
When: Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00PM
Tickets: Free Admission for Films, RSVP at miamilightproject.com
(8:10PM-9:30PM) Feature Film Wallcast
In the Steps of Trisha Brown (2016) Dir. Marie-Hélène Rebois

Alonzo King Lines Ballet

Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 at 8:00 PM - English

This San Francisco contemporary ballet troupe is renowned for its superb, diverse dancers and for artistic leader Alonzo King's distinctive blend of expressive, cutting-edge choreography with classical beauty. They'll perform Common Ground, a 2018 work set to new music commissioned by renowned modern string ensemble Kronos Quartet; and Handel, where the rich elegance of Baroque music comes to life in a graceful, complex composition of bodies.

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)

Master Class Series: Isadora Duncan Technique

Next date: Jan 27, 2020 - click here for time schedule - English

Taught by FIU Associate Professor of Religious Studies Andrea Seidel, Miami's Isadora Duncan Dance Ensemble Artistic Director. Registration is free for all classes.

Location

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

Contact Information

305-975-8489

www.dancenowmiami.org/calendar.html

The Life and Legacy of Isadora Duncan

Friday, Feb 7, 2020 at 1:30 PM - English

The Life and Legacy of Isadora Duncan: Lecture and Informal Showing, part of Dance NOW! Miami's Masterpiece In Motion series, this year celebrating the life of this pioneering dancer and the suffragist movement.

Location

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

Contact Information

305-975-8489

www.dancenowmiami.org/calendar.html

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)

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

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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