Miami Beach Dance Festival

From Apr 12th to Apr 22nd, 2007In its fourth edition, the Miami Beach Dance Festival – produced by Momentum Dance Company – presents ten days of contemporary dance performances that will take place through several venues in Miami Beach. Companies participating in this year’s festival include Ballet Flamenco La Rosa, Ballet Contemporaneo de la Ciudad de Oaxaca, Mexico, Carolyn Dorfman Company from New York, Core Performance Group from Atlanta/Houston, Momentum Dance Company and The Dance Now! Ensemble. Lectures, master classes, a salsa night and presentation of dance related films round out the ten day festival. Schedule of events: Thursday April 12th, 2007 Festival Opening Night 7:00 p.m. Environmental Dance Performance by Momentum Dance Company at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Free admission. Friday, April 13th, 2007 Pre-Concert lecture by Theodore Bale at 7:00 p.m. Core Performance Group from Atlanta performs Yoko Ono’s Aria for an Endangered Species at 8:00 p.m. at the Byron Carlyle Theatre. Tickets $20 General Admission $10 Students and Seniors. Saturday, April 14th, 2007 Pre-Concert Lecture by Theodore Bale 7:00 p.m. Performance by Carolyn Dorfman Company from New York at 8:00 p.m. at the Byron Carlyle Theater Tickets $20 General Admission $10 Students and Seniors. Sunday, April 15th, 2007 Momentum Dance Company and The Dance Now Ensemble Performance at 7:00 p.m. at the Byron Carlyle Theater. Tickets $20 General Admission $10 Students and Seniors. Tuesday, April 17th, 2007 Film Night at the Miami Beach Cinematheque featuring Carlos Saura’s El Amor Brujo and a Spanish dance demonstration at 8:00 p.m. Tickets $10/$6 for Cinematheque Members. Wednesday, April 18th, 2007 Salsa Night at 7:30 p.m. featuring Salsa dance instruction and dancing by all Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Tickets $10. Thursday, April 19th, 2007 Lecture and Performance: Looking at Dance. Featuring Momentum Dance Company and The Dance Now! Ensemble at 7:00 p.m. at the Byron Carlyle Theater. Tickets $15 General Admission $ 6 Students and Seniors. Friday, April 20th and 21st, 2007 Performance by Ballet Flamenco and guest artist Manolete at 8:00 p.m. at the Jackie Gleason Theater. Tickets $50-$10. Sunday, April 22nd, 2007 Performance by Ballet Flamenco and guest artist Manolete at 3:00 p.m. at the Jackie Gleason Theater. Tickets $50-$10. Ballet Contemporaneo de la Ciudad de Oaxaca at 7:00 p.m. at the Byron Carlyle Theater. Tickets $20 General Admission $10 Students and Seniors Miami Beach Dance Festival Master Classes March 29th through April 1st, 2007. Intensive Spanish Dance Workshops with Manolete. At PAN, Performing Arts Network located at 13126 W. Dixie Highway in North Miami. Sunday, April 15, 2007. 10:00 a.m. at the Byron Carlyle Theatre Stage. Modern Dance with Carolyn Dorfman and members of the Carolyn Dorfman Company Saturday, April 21st, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. Ballet with Delma Iles, Artistic Director of Momentum Dance Company. Saturday, April 21st, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. Modern Dance with Laura Vera, Artistic Director of Ballet Contemporaneo de Oaxaca. Saturday, April 21st, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. Afro-Brazilian Dance with Odman Felix, soloist, Momentum Dance Company. 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Intermediate Jazz with Diego Salterini, Co-Artistic Director, Dance Now Ensemble. For more information, please call: 305.858.7002

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