Hometown Dancer Named Miami Ballet’s New Artistic Director (CBS Miami, 4.3.12)
April 03, 2012
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami City Ballet has tapped the co-founder of the New York City dance company Morphoses to be their new Artistic Director.
Lourdes Lopez will succeed long time director Edward Villela; she begins her tenure on May 1st, 2013.
“To have been chosen to succeed him as Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet, a company he co-founded with Toby Lerner Ansin, is a tremendous honor and privilege. I eagerly await working with the company’s extraordinary dancers, dedicated staff and Board of Trustees and together take this exciting company and its school to their next artistic chapter,” said Lopez in a statement...