Single Tickets on Sale Today for Miami City Ballet's 2017-18 Season
Single tickets for Miami City Ballet's 2017-2018 season will go on sale on July 10 for all of the company's Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach performances, including MCB's new production of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker with sets and costumes by acclaimed designer-artists Isabel and Ruben Toledo; a 50th Anniversary celebration of Balanchine's Jewels; and six dances by Jerome Robbins, in honor of the 100th year of his birth.
Tickets begin at $25 and are available at MCB's Box Office; online at miamicityballet.org; or by calling 305.929.7010 or 877.929.7010 (Monday - Friday, 10 am - 5 pm).
Program One opens the season on October 20, 2017 with a 50th Anniversary celebration of George Balanchine's sparkling Jewels, returning to MCB's repertoire after a ten-year absence.
The crown jewel of the season is a new production of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, opening in South Florida on December 15, 2017. The beloved holiday classic features vibrant, magical sets and costumed by Isabel and Ruben Toledo, Balanchine's classic choreography and Tchaikovsky's iconic score.
Program Two will ring in the New Year on January 12, 2018, celebrating the great American choreographer Jerome Robbins in honor of the 100th Anniversary of his birth. MCB will showcase several of his acclaimed works, including the company premieres of Circus Polka, The Cage and Other Dances; and favorites In the Night and West Side Story Suite.
Program Three, opening on February 9, 2018, juxtaposes the old and the new. The company will perform Balanchine's classic Theme and Variations, with music by Tchaikovsky, as well as Jerome Robbins' The Concert (or, the Perils of Everybody). This program will also feature a world premiere by Brian Brooks, inaugural Choreographer in Residence at Chicago's Harris Theater, with a commissioned score by American composer Michael Gordon.
Program Four will open on April 6, 2018 with the MCB premiere of Concerto DSCH, the acclaimed Russian-American choreographer Alexei Ratmansky's inventive and exciting ballet, set to a seething Dmitri Shostakovich piano concerto. Two beloved Balanchine classics, Apollo and La Valse, will end the program and conclude the season.
Miami City Ballet performs in three locations across South Florida: in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. Further details on performance schedules, prices and venues is available at miamicityballet.org
Tickets begin at $25 and are available at MCB's Box Office, by calling 305.929.7010 or 877.929.7010 (Monday - Friday, 10 am - 5 pm) or online at miamicityballet.org.
Season subscriptions are also available. Premier Subscribers receive advance access to the best seats for all four repertory productions, save up to 15% off the regular ticket price, get free ticket exchanges and more. Subscriptions are available by calling 305.929.7010 or toll-free 877.929.7010, or online at miamicityballet.org/subscribe
ABOUT MIAMI CITY BALLET:
Miami City Ballet, 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 52 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 - HOME THEATERS:
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts