Calendar Of Events Dance
Written by Miami Today on May 7, 2009
Now in its sixth year, the Miami Dance Festival brings together Miami-based ballet, flamenco and modern dance companies for a six-week celebration of the art. Participating companies include the Momentum Dance Co., 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 Contemporary Dance Company closes its ninth season with a performance of Ray Sullivan’s critically acclaimed "Tango Undressed." Mr. Sullivan, the company’s founding artistic director and resident choreographer, breaks from Tango tradition with a performance that is seductive, provocative and vulnerable. 8 p.m. Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 358-5885 or www.ticketmaster.com.
The Gusman Center for the Performing Arts hosts the McIntyre Institute’s "Called 2 Dance." Through the performance students, members of various cultures and performers from myriad genres come together to create and collaborate within their art form. 8 p.m. Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. Details: www.gusmancenter.org.