April 26, 27, 28 at 7:30 PM and May 29 at 2:00 PM. New World Dance Theater, 25 NE 2nd Street, 8th floor, downtown, Miami. General admission is $15. Students and seniors $5. Tickets available at http://nwsa.mdc.edu/. Information about the concert is available at 305-237-3341.
This year's Spring Dances program includes a wide range of dance styles and audiences of all ages will thrill to these dances, performed by the talented young dancers of the New World Dance Ensemble, including Ohad Naharin's powerful Echad Mi Yodea, a work the world-renowned Israeli choreographer for a cast of twenty dancers. Robert Battle's lyrical work set to Bach, Overture will bring eight dancers in blue to the stage while Mark Morris's impish work Canonic ¾ Studies is by contrast light, witty and musical. Works by Miami-based professional choreographers and NWSA dance faculty members Gerard Ebitz, Peter London, and Jeffrey Lloyd Smith rounds off the concert.
Ariane is a surrealist version of the myth of Theseus, Ariadne, and the Minotaur. In this version dream-like ambiguity prevails with Ariadne in love with the Minotaur, who is the reflection of Theseus' other self. Directed and produced by NWSA music faculty member Rodney Miller, these fascinating and beautiful premiers will be featured in a unique fantasy production incorporating multimedia and puppets, accompanied by the NWSA Opera Orchestra under the direction of NWSA music faculty member Alfred Gershfeld.
The back-to-back short operas will be presented at Miami Dade College North Campus, William and Joan Lehman Theater on April 7 at 7:30 PM and April 8 at 2:00 PM. 11380 NW 27 Avenue, Miami. General admission is $10 / Students and seniors $5. Tickets can be purchased at http://nwsa.mdc.edu.
MIAMI – Directed by NWSA theater faculty member James Randolph, New World School of the Arts continues the Spring theater season with Scapino! By Frank Dunlop and Jim Dale. Scapino. Also known as the "Trickster," Scapino is an archetypal figure used in commedia dell'arte, a theatre practice originating in Italy. In this modern adaptation of Moliere's farce ''Les Fourberies de Scapin,'' written in 1671 and reimagined, Scapino plans to help two pairs of lovers overcome parental opposition, which is not even there, and orchestrates things, so everyone is doing exactly what he plans.
Scapino: Opens on Thursday, April 5, 7:00 PM. Performances on April 6 & 7 are at 7:30 PM, with a Sunday, April 8 matinee at 2:00 PM. Louise O. Gerrits Theater. 25 NE 2nd Street, 8th floor, Miami. General admission is $12; Students and seniors $5. Tickets available at http://nwsa.mdc.edu/ For more information please call 305-237-3541.
NO SIGNAL, New World School of the Arts’ 2018 BFA final visual arts showcase is a group exhibition highlighting a variety of works from 22 visual artists of divergent disciplines, professionally curated by NWSA dean of the visual arts program, Maggy Cuesta and gallerist Fredric Snitzer. A culmination of four years of intensive study, NO SIGNAL is a reflection of the hard work and dedication of a bold and dynamic group of emerging artists from whose objective for this exhibition is to explore and exploit hybridity in various ways.
Opening Reception: Friday, April 6; 7 PM-10 PM. Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), 1018 North Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33136. Free and open to the public.
Show is on view April 6 – April 15; 10 AM-6 PM by appointment.
Miami – NWSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: New World School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra celebrates the annual Adrienne Arsht Center Concert under the direction of Alfred Gershfeld. The evening will offer masterworks throughout including Mendelssohn's Fifth Symphony "Reformation" and a grand soloist of the cello, Lynn Harrell. Lynn Harrell is applauded as one of the finest cellists today and has performed as a soloist with major symphony orchestras around the world, including Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Ottawa, Pittsburgh and the National Symphony, to name a few. Harrell will perform Bruch's songful Kol Nidre and Haydn's riveting Concerto in C Major.
Tuesday, February 27; 7:30 PM, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts – Knight Concert Hall. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. General admission $20. Students and seniors $10.
Tickets at http://nwsa.mdc.edu/ or http://www.arshtcenter.org/ Information at at 305-237-3622.
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