This is a one of a kind ballet festival, showcasing two full weeks of the best works of spectacular dance performances in Miami, Florida. This is the cultural highlight of September in South Florida!
The International Ballet Festival, starting on August 29th - September 13th, will have professional dancers from around the world gathering the beautiful setting of Miami! Over 100 performing artists from 20 ballet companies will be representing many countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Mexico, Germany, Korea, Chile, Hungary, France, England, Canada and the United States! The performances will be presented at five unique programs of contemporary and classical ballet in venues across Miami-Dade County: Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, Lehman Theater at Miami Dade College North Campus and Colony Theater.
There is much more to do than watch stellar dancing; there will be exhibits, films, workshops and masterclasses throughout the two-week ballet festival.
This year, also marks the 20th anniversary of the International Ballet Festival in Miami (IBFM).
“The Miami Hispanic Ballet is celebrating with star-studded performances. The festival's closing program is titled the "Gala of the Stars" and will also feature the presentation of the "Criticism and Culture of Ballet" Award which recognizes an outstanding international dance critic. Four other programs center on contemporary dance, classical dance, and medalists from the Youth America Grand Prix.”
The Highlights and Schedule of the 2015 International Ballet Festival in Miami
When: Aug. 29-Sept. 13
Where: Various locations throughout Miami-Dade County