Dance

Watch the world’s greatest companies and performers dance classic ballets and modern choreography.

Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp

Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp

See the company’s critically acclaimed performances of Balanchine’s “Square Dance” (music by Antonio Vivaldi and Arcangelo Corelli) and “Western Symphony” (music by Hershy Kay) and Tharp’s “The Golden Section” (music composed and performed by David Byrne). Miami City Ballet – under the leadership of Artistic Director Edward Villella, celebrated its 25th anniversary season in 2010-11.

Premiered October 27, 2011
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La Danse: Le Ballet de l’Opéra de Paris

La Danse: Le Ballet de l’Opéra de Paris

For his 38th film in a career spanning more than 40 years, master documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman turns his attention to one of the world’s greatest ballet companies, the Paris Opera Ballet, observing daily classes, rehearsals, and performances.

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Dance in America: Wolf Trap’s Face of America

Dance in America: Wolf Trap’s Face of America

The 90-minute program showcases aerial dancers off the cliffs of Yosemite National Park, synchronized swimmers underwater at Coral Reef National Monument, and films dancers at Mammoth Cave, Wright Brothers National Memorial, the remains of a sugar cane plantation at Virgin Islands National Park, and the sacred terrain of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.

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The Nutcracker from the Royal Ballet

The Nutcracker from the Royal Ballet

The Royal Ballet production features an acclaimed cast, including Ivan Putrov as the Nutcracker, Alina Cojocaru as Clara, Miyako Yoshida as the Sugar Plum Fairy, and Sir Anthony Dowell as the toy- and clockmaker Herr Drosselmeyer.

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