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Sensational Dance Lineup for the 2014-2015 Season

The Adrienne Arsht Center presents The John S. and James L. Knight Masterworks Season


JOHN S. and JAMES L. KNIGHT MASTERWORKS SEASON - SIGNATURE DANCE SERIES

 

BATSHEVA DANCE COMPANY

BALLET NACIONAL DE ESPAÑA

LES BALLETS TROCKADERO

3-show packages available for a limited time only: $79-$290

 

Plus, FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2015 presented by TotalBank


MIAMI, FL May 12, 2014 – The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly announces the addition of three global dance sensations, encompassing a wide variety of disciplines from Spanish dance to modern and more, to its 2014-2015 season. The John S. and James L. Knight Masterworks Season – Signature Dance Series launches on October 25 and 26 with the return of the Tel Aviv-based innovators BATSHEVA DANCE COMPANYperforming an all-new version of Deca Dance, the company’s famous compilation of beloved works of the past 10 years. From November 6-9, the gloriousBALLET NACIONAL DE ESPAÑA, Spain’s foremost ambassadors of flamenco, return after a sold-out run in 2011 with Sorolla, a thrilling new tribute to Spanish culture and history as envisioned by Spanish painter Joaquin Sorolla. LES BALLETS TROCKADERO, the all-male troupe that combines masterful classic ballet with a dose of humor, closes out the series with a one-night-only performance on February 16.

 

As previously announced, the first evening of FLAMENCO FESTIVAL MIAMI, which returns for an eighth season with reigning flamenco queen SARA BARAS, completes the series.

 

3-show packages, which include tickets to BATSHEVA DANCE COMPANY, BALLET NACIONAL DE ESPAÑA and LES BALLETS TROCKADERO, are on sale now and range from $79-290*. With the package, guests have access to prime seating locations and nearly 10% off the single ticket price. Individual performance tickets will be on sale beginning this summer. Tickets can be purchased through the Adrienne Arsht Center box office by calling (305) 949-6722, or online at www.arshtcenter.org.

 

“The 2014-2015 season of dance at the Arsht Center is representative of our community - wildly diverse, international and innovative,” said John Richard, president and CEO of the Adrienne Arsht Center. “It is a true pleasure to continue bringing this level of breathtaking artistry to South Florida each year thanks to support from Knight Foundation and TotalBank.”

 

2014-2015 JOHN S. and JAMES L. KNIGHT MASTERWORKS SEASON - SIGNATURE DANCE SERIES:


Adrienne Arsht Center presents

BATSHEVA DANCE COMPANY

October 25 & 26, 2014

Ziff Ballet Opera House – Adrienne Arsht Center

Tickets: $25-$90

 

Based in Tel Aviv, the bold Batsheva Dance Company has been critically acclaimed and popularly embraced as one of the foremost contemporary dance companies in the world. Led by Artistic Director Ohad Naharin, one of the world's preeminent contemporary choreographers, Batsheva returns to the Arsht Center with a fully re-formed Deca Dance, a glorious montage of Naharin's choreography, set to an eclectic range of music from all over the world. The piece will be performed exclusively in Miami during their U.S. tour.

 

 

Adrienne Arsht Center presents

BALLET NACIONAL DE ESPAÑA

November 6-9, 2014

Ziff Ballet Opera House – Adrienne Arsht Center

Tickets: $25-$110

"Spain's pre-eminent dance company!" -- Daily Telegraph

Ballet Nacional de Españas returns to thrill South Florida with the drama and passion of one of Spain’s most famous artistic exports. More than 40 of the world’s best performers of flamenco and Spanish dance bring to Miami a new work that celebrates the country’s vivid history and the rich variety of Spanish folkloric and classical dance. Inspired by crisp light and movement in artist Joaquin Sorolla’s paintings, Sorolla delivers the brilliant display of artistry, glorious costumes and fiercely beautiful movement that have earned the company its position as Spain’s cultural ambassador. This performance is supported in part by TotalBank.

 

 

Adrienne Arsht Center presents

LES BALLETS TROCKADERO

February 16, 2015

Knight Concert Hall – Adrienne Arsht Center

Tickets: $25-$100

"A guaranteed hoot for people who know nothing of ballet and an absolute must for those who think they know the originals!" - The Sydney Star Observer

 

The impeccable all-male Les Ballets Trockadero has delighted and amused audiences around the world for nearly 40 years. With performances featuring heavy male bodies delicately balancing on toes as swans, romantic princesses, or angst-ridden Victorian ladies, the troupe has charmed audiences and critics around the world time and time again with faithful (and humorous) renditions of classical ballet and modern dance. Founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has performed in more than 30 countries and 600 cities worldwide.

*All programs, artists, ticket prices, availability, dates and times are subject to change without notice. Visit www.arshtcenter.org for up-to-date information for details and schedules.






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