Whether you prefer classical or contemporary, you will experience the full range of motion on South Florida stages this season. The distinctive beats of hip hop and tango also spice up the schedule.
“Neoclassical and Contemporary Ballets”
Arts Ballet Theatre of SF
Oct. 5 – 6, Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
Oct. 12, Broward Center
This local company opens its 2019-20 season with “Eros Game” by Cuban choreographer Alberto Mendez; "Fuga con Pajarillo" with music by Venezuelan composer Aldemaro Romero; “Four Seasons” by Verdi; and “Shostakovich Suites,” all choreographed by founder Vladimir Issaev.
“Architecture in Motion”
Oct. 12, Arsht Center
A top 10 finalist on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” Diavolo shatters boundaries and soars beyond the grasps of gravity. Led by the inventive genius of Jacques Heim, the Los Angeles-based company embraces a unique and thrilling style that encompasses dance, acrobatics and gymnastics.
“Slaughter on Tenth Avenue”
Miami City Ballet
Oct. 18 – Nov. 10, Arsht, Broward and Kravis Centers
Balanchine meets Broadway in in this ground-breaking crime thriller that will open the famed Miami City Ballet’s new season. Richard Rodgers’s tantalizing score sets the scene – a seedy 1930s speakeasy where danger lurks amid the revelry and a handsome tap dancer falls for a saucy stripper.
So You Think You Can Dance Live!
Oct. 30, Broward Center
“So You Think You Can Dance,” the 16-time Emmy Award-winning show that sparked America's fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again! Celebrate the competition’s most popular routines, as well as original dances created specifically for the
Hip Hop Nutcracker
Dec. 8, Broward Center
Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. The production is performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, a DJ, a violinist, and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hop’s founding fathers.
“George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker”
Miami City Ballet
Dec. 13 – 29, Arsht and Kravis Centers
Step into the magical world of toy soldiers, colorful characters, and the enchanting “Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy,” set to the music of Tchaikovsky and performed by a live orchestra. Miami City Ballet helps create unforgettable memories for friends and family with this cherished holiday tradition.
Peter London Global Dance
Dec. 27 – 29, Arsht Center
Miami’s leading multicultural contemporary dance ensemble, Peter London Global Dance, celebrates its eighth anniversary season with the world premiere of "Black Men Crossing,” a new work written about the journey of survival and quest for freedom of black men of the diaspora.