Twirl Your Tutus

And dance the week away

Whether you want to gaze at some amazing ballerinas or you simply enjoy seeing people jump around in leotards, be sure to sashay over to the International Young Ballet Medal Winners showcase at the Manuel Artime Theater. This event is just one of the many scheduled for this year’s International Ballet Festival of Miami. Until September 15, there’ll be a whole lotta grand jetés going on in South Florida. The festival also features a plethora of performances and several associated events, including a film series, workshops, and even an art gallery exhibit.

Tonight’s showcase brings to the stage more than 20 dancers between the ages of 12 and 21, from cultures all over the world. One of the youngest, Mariana Layun Prado, hails from Mexico and at the ripe old age of 12 has already received numerous gold medals in several competitions. Catch these rising stars in action tonight at 8:00. Tickets range from $15 to $30. For a complete schedule, visit www.internationalballetfestival.com or call 305-549-7282.
Sept. 8-15

 
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