Calendar Of Events Dance
Written by Miami Today on November 10, 2005
Miami City Ballet’s 20th-anniversary season opens at the Jackie Gleason Theater featuring Donizetti Variations, Prodigal Son and the program "The Quick-Step: Unspeakable Jazz Must Go!" 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $20-$62.50. Details: (305) 673-7300 or www.miamicityballet.org.
Miami City Ballet celebrates its 20th-anniversary season with the opening of Program I featuring jazz choreography by Edward Villella. The performance will feature acrobatic ballet and demanding jumps in the works of Donizetti Variations and Prodigal Son. The jazz routine segment "The Quick-Step" features a section of Villella’s ballet "The Neighborhood Ballroom." 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $20-$93. Details: www.miamicityballet.org.
ëASIASONG ON OUR SOIL’
A dance piece created by artistic director Ray Sullivan in response to the tragedies caused by Asia’s tsunami disaster and Hurricane, contrasts images of the disasters with sounds of traditional Asian, new age and heartfelt, lively New Orleans music. Miami Contemporary Dance Company dancers will perform with customs expressing emotion through movement and cross-cultural motifs. 8 p.m. at the Jackie Gleason Theatre, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $20-$50. Details: (305) 358-5885 / (305) 673-7300 or www.ticketmaster.com
Program II of the Ballet Gamonet Maximum Dance season opens with "Miniatures," an energized fast tempo, followed by "Passing Through" and "Partita." 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Bailey Concert Hall, 3501 SW Davie Rd., Fort Lauderdale. $25-$50. Details: (305) 259-9775