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Poetic Fusion: Ballet + Poetry

Posted by on 04.09.2013

Poetic Fusion: Ballet + Poetry

Meet local Miami artists as they come together to create poetic fusion.  Ballet meets poetry in Miami this Friday April 12th, at the LAB Miami at 8pm.Check out this video I produced to promote the event featuring Miami City Ballet dancers and choreography by Adriana Pierce.A promotional video for for an evening of Poetic Fusion on April 12 at 8 pm at the LAB Miami. As a part of the O, Miami Poetry Festival, “Poetry + Ballet” will feature poet Barbara Lisette Anderson and choreography by Adriana Pierce. Leigh-Ann Esty, Sara Esty, and Nicole Stalker, dancers from the Miami City Ballet, will be performing works inspired by Anderson’s poetry.Join us for...

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The Perfect Fit: Marie Johansson from Freed of London

Posted by on 10.22.2012

The Perfect Fit: Marie Johansson from Freed of London

The manager of Freed of London’s New York store, Marie Johansson, is responsible for the specially made Freed pointe shoes of every professional dancer in America. Each year she visits Miami City Ballet’s studios to find the perfect fit for the company dancers and students. A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to sit down with her and talk about what she looks for when fitting pointe shoes on a dancer. _______________________________________________________________Have you pre-ordered your “Keep Calm and Dream of Sugar Plums” tee-shirt to remember Nutcracker 2012? Only $19.99 plus shipping. Every dancer in your life will LOVE one of these! Get...

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Reaching Out to New Audiences With A Flash Mob

Posted by on 10.15.2012

Reaching Out to New Audiences With A Flash Mob

On Saturday night, Miami City Ballet dancers performed our very first “Random Act of Culture” in the style of a flash mob, during one of Miami’s most popular monthly art events: Wynwood Arts Walk.  On the second Saturday of every month, hundreds of young, hip Miamians head towards the increasingly popular Wynwood Arts District to roam around art galleries, eat from gourmet food trucks, and sip on cocktails.  This week, Miami City Ballet decided to reach out to these young people by performing the first movement from Paul Taylor’s Piazzolla Caldera randomly in the middle of the Wynwood Walls.  This was the...

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iPhoneography

Posted by on 03.26.2012

iPhoneography

In the technology age, we continue to find new and different ways to share our lives, careers, and thoughts on the internet. As many of you may know, in addition to this blog, I have been exploring many other social media platforms in an effort to further my understanding of social networking and promoting a brand. One thing that has sparked my attention recently has been shooting and producing YouTube videos for my site, as well as the Miami City Ballet blog. With nothing more than my Mac, my iPhone, and microphones, I have put together the seven videos you will find below. This is a platform that I will continue to explore in the future, to bring my audience even...

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Masterpieces From Two Perspectives: Twyla Tharp’s In The Upper Room

Posted by on 11.06.2011

Masterpieces From Two Perspectives: Twyla Tharp’s In The Upper Room

To celebrate Twyla Tharp’s In The Upper Room, I spoke with Miami City Ballet Principal dancers Patricia and Jeanette Delgado about dancing Twyla Tharp’s In The Upper Room. Patricia is a part of Upper Room’s “Ballet People” and Jeanette is a “Stomper”. In this video blog produced for Miami City Ballet, the girls chat about how they see this ballet from their different experiences. © Miami City Ballet    

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Masterpieces: Passing On George Balanchine’s Square Dance

Posted by on 10.25.2011

Masterpieces: Passing On George Balanchine’s Square Dance

Introducing a new TENDUS video series: Masterpieces From Two Perspectives. For the first installment, I talked with Miami City Ballet dancers Adriana Pierce and Zoe Zien about their experiences with George Balanchine’s Square Dance.    

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