LOURDES LOPEZ / ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

 

 

09.12.11
TWO FREE PREVIEW SCREENINGS OF THE PBS NATIONAL TELEVISION SPECIAL: “GREAT PERFORMANCES: MIAMI CITY BALLET DANCES BALANCHINE & THARP”
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2 AT 4PM AND 7PM.



WHO:     Miami City Ballet (MCB)

WHAT:    Open Barre Dance Series presents: “Great Performances: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine & Tharp”

WNET/THIRTEEN, New York’s PBS station, puts the spotlight on one of America’s finest dance companies, Miami’s own MIAMI CITY BALLET, in the new television program Great Performances: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine & Tharp.  This program – a trio of signature works by the renowned choreographers – will showcase the company’s critically acclaimed performances of Balanchine’s Square Dance (music by Antonio Vivaldi and Arcangelo Corelli) and Western Symphony (music by Hershey Kay) and Tharp’s “The Golden Section” (music composed and performed by David Byrne).

Great Performances is a production of THIRTEEN in association with WNET, one of America’s most prolific and respected public media providers.

WHEN:    Sunday, October 2, 2011    
                
WHERE:    Miami City Ballet Studios                
               at the Ophelia & Juan Js. Roca Center
               2200 Liberty Ave.
               Miami Beach, FL

DETAILS:    Two free showings of the new PBS television program “Great Performances: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine & Tharp” at 4pm and 7pm at Miami City Ballet’s Studio Theater.  

Free tickets are available in person Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm at Miami City Ballet Studios, 2200 Liberty Ave., Miami Beach or by phone at (305) 929-7010 or toll-free (877) 929-7010.

CONTACT:    Roberto Santiago, PR Manager
                  Miami City Ballet
                  (305) 929.7000, ext. 1602
                  rsantiago@miamicityballet.org

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SPONSORED IN PART BY THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS, AND THE FLORIDA COUNCIL ON ARTS AND CULTURE.  MCB PROGRAMMING IS MADE POSSIBLE WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL, THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY MAYOR AND BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.  CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, CULTURAL AFFAIRS PROGRAM, CULTURAL ARTS COUNCIL.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800) 435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.  MCB REGISTRATION NUMBER: CH1034.  ADA ACCESSIBLE.

PRESS INQUIRIES

For press information and interviews with
Miami City Ballet, contact Amber Dorsky,
PR Manager, at 305.929.7000 x1602
or e-mail: amber@miamicityballet.org