XX   ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL BALLET FESTIVAL OF MIAMI / 2015

August 29th to September 13th

 

 

In 2015, Miami Hispanic Ballet will present the 20th edition of the International Ballet Festival of Miami (IBFM). The Festival, the only one of its kind in the State of Florida, is responsible for bringing to Miami-Dade County the works of over 100 artists from more than 20 ballet companies representing countries from Europe, Asia, Latin America and North America.

The festival incorporates film, art, literature and live performances to provide an event that serves the diverse audience of Miami-Dade County.  The festival will take place at six different venues across Miami-Dade County including, Chapman Conference Center at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, Miami  Beach Cinematheque, Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center,  Colony Theater and Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, and Dade County Auditorium.

 

PROGRAM I 
International Young Medalists Performance
 
PROGRAM II 
International Young Medalists Performance
 

- International Young Medalists Performance

The festival will invite national and international young ballet artists that are gold medal winners of the Youth America Grand Prix for a special performance. On the Friday matinee performance, MHB will invite public schools to attend this unique event free of charge.

Date: Friday, September  4th / 2015, at 11:00 am (Free for Students only)   

Venue: Chapman Conference Center at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

 

International Young Medalists Performance

Date: Saturday, September 5th / 2015 at  8:00pm (General Public)

Venue: Colony Theater, Miami Beach 

 

PROGRAM III 
Contemporary Performance
PROGRAM IV
Etoiles Classical Grand Gala Performance

Contemporary Performance

Date: Sunday, September  6th / 2015, at  5:00 pm

Venue: Colony Theater in Miami

 

Principal Dancers from more than 15 companies from around the world perform at this Gala.

"A Life for Dance" Lifetime Achievement Award is presented during this Gala.  “A Life for Dance” Award honors an outstanding figure of the dance world. Some of the past recipients were Alberto Alonso, (2006), Roland Petit, (2007), Lupe Serrano (2009), Milorad Miskovic (2010) Marcia Haydee (2011), Heinz Spoerli (2012), Maria de Avila (2013) and Helene Trailine (2014).

Date: Saturday, September  12th / 2015, at 8:00pm

Venue: The Fillmore Miami Beach Jackie Gleason Theater

PROGRAM V 
Festival Closing Gala of the Stars Performance

XX IBFM SCHEDULE OF EVENTS.pdf

Principal Dancers perform at this Gala with a different program. The “Criticism and Culture of Ballet” Award is presented at the Festival Closing Gala of the Stars.  This award honors a prominent dance critic.  Past recipients were Clive Barnes (New York Times), Roger Salas (El Pais, Spain), Erik Aschengreen (Dance Magazine and Balletto Oggi), 2011 Alfio Agostini (Ballet 2000), 2012  Rene Sirvin  (Le Figaro, France),  2013 Clement Crisp (English Reviewer) and 2014 Orlando Taquechel (Miami Herald, USA).

Date: Sunday, September  13th / 2015, at  5:00pm

Venue: Dade County Auditorium

 

II. COLLATERAL ACTIVITIES

 

A) Poster Unveiling of the Official XX Anniversary International Ballet Festival of Miami 2015 (Invitation Only)

Outdoor Dance Film Screen Projection (General Public).

There will be a large screen in the courtyard of the new Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center projecting the past International Ballet Festival of Miami’s Ballet performance series.

 

Date:   Saturday,  August  29th / 2015,   7:00  PM

Venue: Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center

 

 

B) Dance Film Series

Miami Hispanic Ballet develops the Dance Film Series in collaboration with the Dance Film Association (New York), Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus,  Miami Beach Cinematheque and Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center

 

Date:  September 1st - 2nd / 2015  

Venue: Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center

 

Date:  September  3er - 4th  / 2015

Venue:  Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

 

Date:  September  5th - 6th / 2015

Venue: Miami Beach Cinematheque

 

 

 

C) Workshops      

Classes of classical ballet, modern dance and jazz  will be offered during the weekdays of the festival.

The instructors are National and International Ballet Masters invited for their reputation, teaching abilities and technique. The workshops will be from 4:00pm through 8:00pm and the classes are offered to intermediate and advance dance students.

 

Date:  September  1st - 11th  / 2015

Venue: Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center

 

 

 

D) Dance Master classes

Invited students will have the chance to learn new dance styles and techniques with the Festival’s invited principal dancers and artistic directors.

 

Date:  September  12th  / 2015

Venue: Rehearsal studio at the Fillmore Miami Beach Jackie Gleason Theater

 

Date: Sunday, September  20th / 2015, at  12:00 Noon

Venue: Dade County Auditorium

 

  

E) Art Exhibit Series

A thematic exhibition based on art inspired by dance

The Exhibit will include works by renowned artists  (To be announced)

 

Date:  August  29th -  September  26th / 2015

Venue: Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center   (Pena's Gallery)

 

 

 

 

 

XX IBFM SCHEDULE OF EVENTS.pdf