THE xV ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL BALLET FESTIVAL OF MIAMI / ‘10 / usa
Founder & Artistic Director: Pedro Pablo Peña
Featuring world-wide prestigious ballet companies represented by their greatest stars.
► (Miami, FL - June 2010) - The XV Anniversary International Ballet Festival of Miami will take place August 26 through September 12, 2010. The Festival will open with the Official Poster Unveiling by Spaniard Artist Pilar Cossio with her personal exposition “La Leçon de Danse” dedicated to the Festival and the launching of the Dance Film Series at the historic Tower Theater in Miami on Thursday, August 26th. The Film series continues at the Lehman Theater, Miami Dade College North Campus.
►The IBFM also includes a unique spot for young talent organized with the foremost competition organization “Youth America Grand Prix” Director, Larissa Saveliev: the International Young Ballet Medalists Performance at the Lehman Theater in Miami is on September 3rd and Contemporary Performances at the Colony Theater in Miami Beach on September 4th & 5th with the first appearance of the Balleto Teatro di Torino and other national and international companies.
►The IBMF is one of the most successful festivals of its kind in the U.S. featuring world-wide prestigious ballet companies represented by their greatest stars.
►The Etoiles Grand Classical Gala will take place at the great historic Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater on September 11th, where the Lifetime Achievement Award “A Life for the Dance” will be presented to Milorad Miskovitch. Miskovitch is a famous dancer/director of the 20th century. The Festival Closing Gala at the Jackie Gleason Theater will take place on September 12th where a second award, Criticism & Culture of Ballet, will be presented to the famous Danish dance critic and author, Erik Aschengreen.
Date / Time
Friday, September 3rd
11:00 a.m. schools &
8:00 p.m. general public
International Young Ballet Medalists
Medal Winners of International Ballet Competitions in Collaboration with Youth America Grand Prix.
Miami Dade College North Campus
Saturday September 4th
Modern and Contemporary Performances
Balleto Teatro di Torino, Italy
Colony Theater, Miami Beach
Sunday, September 5th
Evidence A Dance Company, New York
Move: The Company, Canada
The Dance Now! Ensemble, Miami
The State,of Hellectrick Danse Theatre, Miami
Colony Theater, Miami Beach
Saturday, September 11th
Etoiles Grand Classical Gala & Presentation of the “Lifetime Achievement” Award
presented to famous dancer/director
Milorad Miskovitch of the 20th century
Fillmore Miami Beach
at the Jackie Gleason Theater
Sunday, September 12th
Festival Closing gala of the Stars Performance
Criticism & Culture of Ballet Award will be presented to the famous Danish dance critic and author, Erik Ashengreen.
The Fillmore Miami Beach Jackie Gleason Theater
PARTICIPATING COMPANIES FROM:
ARGENTINA-AUSTRALIA-AUSTRIA-BRAZIL-CANADA-ENGLAND-GERMANY-HUNGARY-ITALY-MEXICO-PUERTO RICO SLOVENIA-USA
Arena di Verona Ballet, Italy; American Ballet Theater, USA; Alberta Ballet, Canada;
Australian Ballet, Australia; Ballet Estable Teatro Colon, Argentina; Ballet do Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janiero, Brazil; Balletto Teatro de Torino, Italy; Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico;
Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami; Compania Nacional de Danza Nacho Duato, Spain,
Compañía Nacional de Danza, Mexico; English National Ballet, England, Hungarian National Ballet; Hungary
National Ballet of Canada; New York City Ballet, USA; Stuttgart Ballet, Germany;
Vienna State Opera Ballet, Austria