New World School of the Arts Repertory Dance Ensemble Offers a Vibrant, Wide-Ranging Program at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

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Four female college dance students performingMIAMI--- New World School of the Arts' NWSA Repertory Dance Ensemble will launch the NWSA dance season in The City of Aventura, presenting a dynamic program performed in the ballet, modern and jazz styles. This year’s performance will feature NWSA’s talented high school and college dancers performing a varied evening of choreography.
Performance is scheduled for Wednesday, October 30 at 8:00 PM at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center. 3385 NE 188 Street, Aventura. General admission is $12 and tickets are available by calling 1-877-311-7469 or online at

The program will include two ballet works - an excerpt from the upcoming ThomasArmour Youth Ballet/NWSA production of The Nutcracker and Lara Murphy’s evocative contemporary ballet, Cortical Voyage.  The performance will also include two works by modern dance masters: Martha Graham’s lyrical group work, Adorations, and Jose Limon’s final work, completed after his death by founding Dean of Dance Daniel Lewis, the Waldstein Sonata set to the stirring Beethoven Sonata.   Finally, the evening will include two works by leading contemporary choreo graphers: recent MacArthur Award-winning choreographer Kyle Abraham’s jazz and hip-hopinfluenced work, Lily, and Darshan Singh Bhuller’s powerful work The Virgin Queen, which employs cutting edge graphic design to transport the audience to Elizabethan England.

About NWSA: A Florida center of excellence in the visual and performing arts, NWSA provides a comprehensive program of artistic, creative and academic development through a curriculum that reflects the rich multicultural state of Florida.With programs accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art, Dance, Music and Theater, NWSA offers the high school diploma as well as four-year BFA and BM college degrees. Through its rigorous curriculum and conservatory-style teaching NWSA empowers its students to become leaders in the arts. Areas oftraining for the NWSA dance program include Ballet, Choreography, Modern Dance and World Dance.

New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts. It is an educational partnership of Miami-Dade County Public Schools,Miami Dade College and the University of Florida.

Further information regarding NWSA’s dance program is available by calling 305-237-3341. More information about New World School of the Arts at 305-237-3135 or at

Photo ID: Laura Lopez. Photo by Juan E. Cabrera, courtesy of NWSA