Calendar Of Events Dance
Written by Miami Today on March 12, 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.
Tigertail hosts Canadian choreographer Marie Chouinard’s dance company for a performance of "The Rite of Spring." Set to music by Igor Stravinksy, the performance seeks to mine the intimate depths of each dancer. The totem-like costumes have been created to echo the animal world’s violence and beauty and to add to create a one-of-a-kind visual effect. 8:30 p.m. Ends March 14. Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $20-$50. Details: (305) 545-8546 or www.tigertail.org.
The Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida presents Artistic Director Vladimir Issaev’s interpretation of Josef Bayer’s "Fairy Doll." Composed in 1888 under the title "Die Puppenfee" the ballet begins as the night falls and a tired young boy sees a fairy doll come to life and with her magic, bring a store full of toys to life. March 14 and 15. Julius Littman North Miami Beach Theater, 17011 NE 19th Ave., North Miami Beach. $15, $25. Details: (305) 935-3232 or (305) 935-5060 or www.artsballettheatre.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.