Calendar Of Events Dance
Written by Miami Today on February 26, 2009
The Miami City Ballet School offers classes for adults, including ballet, hip-hop and jazz-dance. Times and days vary. Miami City Ballet School, 2200 Liberty Ave., Miami Beach. $14 per class, $100 for 10 classes. Details: (305) 929-7007 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami opens its 2009 season with the premiere of "Le Corsaire." The ballet, said to be inspired by Lord Byron’s 1814 poem, features pirates, buccaneers and maidens from the 19th Century with original choreographed by Josef Mazilier. The modern production’s roots are in the Marius Petipa stage revival for the Imperial Ballet of St. Petersburg. The original music was composed by Adolphe Adam with contributions by 10 other renowned composers. 8 p.m. March 1, 5 p.m. Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7300 or www.livenation.com or www.cubanclassicalballet.org.
The Deering Estate hosts Gwen Peiffer who will give intermediate-ballroom-dance classes improving participants’ fox trot, cha cha and swing. 8:30-10 p.m. The Deering Estate at Cutler, 160701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $70. Details: (305)-235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.