& Sunday October 30 at 4:00 p.m.
PBS Arts from Miami
Great Performances: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine & Tharp
Witness the grace and beauty of one of America’s finest dance companies, Edward Villella’s Miami City Ballet, in a trio of signature works by George Balanchine and Twyla Tharp. Watch the company’s critically acclaimed performances of Balanchine’s “Square Dance” and “Western Symphony” and Tharp’s “The Golden Section.” GREAT PERFORMANCES is a production of Thirteen for WNET New York Public Media. The evening’s presentation is in collaboration with PBS member station WPBT.
About Miami City Ballet
The Miami City Ballet features an international ensemble of over 55 dancers, hailing from a diverse array of places including Cuba, Venezuela, China, Switzerland, France, Japan, and Germany. The company has an active repertoire of 88 ballets and performs over 100 times annually. Miami City Ballet serves as the resident ballet company in major theaters in the Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach areas, calling four South Florida counties its home. In addition, the company regularly tours both domestically and internationally. Its North American appearances include the Kennedy Center, the 1996 Olympic Arts Festival, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, the Orange County Performing Arts Center, and most recently at the New York City Center. The company celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2006.
PBS Arts Festival Ė Miamiís Mini Doc: Miami's Island Arts
Miamiís Island Arts immediately follows the broadcast of Miami City Ballet.
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