Calendar Of Events Dance
Written by Miami Today on April 1, 2009
Now in its sixth year, the Miami Dance Festival brings together several Miami-based ballet, flamenco and modern dance companies for a six-week celebration of the art. Participating companies include the Momentum Dance Company, Ballet Flamenco La Rosa, The Dance Now! Ensemble, Iroko Afro-Cuban Dance Theater and Bollywood dancer Geeta Dias. Performers will dazzle audiences at such venues as the Colony Theater, Miami Beach Cinematheque, the Manuel Artime Theater and the Byron Carlyle Theatre. Ends May 9. Details: (305) 858-7002 or www.momentumdance.com.
The Miami City Ballet wraps up its three-stage South Florida tour with performances of Jerome Robbins’ "In The Night" in addition to George Balanchine’s "Concerto Barocco" and "Symphony in C." Mr. Robbins, who returned to ballet from Broadway in 1970, set the choreography of "In the Night" to the music of Chopin. The performance will also feature a live piano accompaniment. 8 p.m. performances end April 4. 2 p.m. April 5. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, $19-$175. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.