MIAMI- Featuring New World School of the Arts High School and College dancers, the Fall Dance Celebration offers a dynamic and varied evening of choreography that highlights ballet, modern and hip-hop styles.
Fall Dance Celebration is November 20 and 21; 7:30 PM. New World Dance Theater. 25 NE 2nd Street, downtown Miami. General admission is $10 and tickets are available at http://nwsa.mdc.edu.
Among the choreography that will be presented is Sunshine State, a lively contemporaryballet by Gerard Ebitz. Choreographed by NWSA alum, former Ailey dancer, Uri Sands, Earth portrays dramatic geological and climatic global eventswith powerful contemporary strive and intensity. With his wife Toni Pierce Sands Sands, Uri is currently the co-director of Minneapolis’ highly regarded TU Dance Company. An excerpt of Asuka captivates the audience with vibrant Cuban music and rhythms of yesteryear. Through his choreography Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director NYC’s Ballet Hispanico, explores the life and music of Cuban salsa queen Celia Cruz. Choreographed by Darshan Singh Bhuller, Follies is a darkly whimsical contemporary dance piece which touches on the value of dancing, playfully interacting with texts from television, film, and reality, along with a fantastical virtual environment designed by British filmmakers Kit Monkman & Tom Wexler. SOME GOOD OLD NEW, choreography by Kehynde Hill, a local hip-hop choreographer with extensive professional credits in a variety of venues, blends lindy, hip-hop, contemporary dance and numerous other genres into an upbeatevocation of 1940’s New York City.