New Production with Orchestra at ALL Performances!
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
Balanchine / Tchaikovsky
The holiday tradition you love will become even more magical, with an all-new production by Cuban-American artistic power couple, Isabel and Ruben Toledo. We’re retiring our 27-year-old Nutcrackerproduction to make way for new enchanting sets and costumes, but of course retaining George Balanchine’s iconic choreography and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed by the Opus One Orchestra at every show.
Dates and Times:
© The George Balanchine Trust
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Isabel and Ruben Toledo
ABOUT MIAMI CITY BALLET:
Miami City Ballet (MCB), now in its 32nd season, has been led by Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez since 2012. Lopez was recently named one of “The Most Influential People in Dance Today” by Dance Magazine. MCB was founded in 1985 by Miami philanthropist Toby Lerner Ansin and Founding Artistic Director Edward Villella. The Company has 51 dancers and a repertoire of more than 100 ballets. MCB performs for nearly 100,000 patrons annually during its South Florida home season in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and Naples, and tours to top theaters domestically and internationally.
Miami City Ballet School, the official school of Miami City Ballet, is one of the most respected ballet training academies in America. The School’s renowned faculty, challenging syllabus and affiliation with Miami City Ballet make it a place where all students – from children to adults – can receive comprehensive dance training. The School trains approximately 400 students, ages 3-18, in its year- round program, and 400 during its summer programs, granting nearly $500,000 in scholarships annually. More than 500 adults participate in a vibrant community division.
Miami City Ballet is headquartered in Miami Beach, Fla., at the Ophelia & Juan J. Roca Center, a facility designed by renowned architectural firm Arquitectonica.