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Miami City Ballet

Structural Deficits

Michael Kaiser | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Having spent most of my arts management career working to erase deficits of arts organizations, I must suggest that most organizations that face deficits do not face structural deficits.

He's Doing WHAT Now?!?!

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | Miami

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Former Major League Baseball catcher Mike Piazza will be taking center stage with the Miami City Ballet. The Miami Beach-ba...

Thrilling New Plans For Miami City Ballet

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 04.16.2013 | Miami

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Lourdes Lopez says she had heard the rumors about Miami City Ballet, that it was a failing institution in a cultural wastela...

An Update From Miami

Michael Kaiser | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Eight months ago, the Miami City Ballet was a mess. The remarkable Edward Villella was beginning his last season as artistic director, the organization had run out of cash, its executive director had left and the survival of the institution was truly in doubt.

LeBron's Promoting WHAT?!?

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 02.11.2013 | Miami

Last year when the Miami Heat were prepping for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, dancers with the Miami City Ballet -- including one from Cleveland! -- trade...

MILLIONS Awarded To Local Arts Scene

Posted 12.03.2012 | Miami

Over the last six years, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has donated an amazing $86 million to Miami's arts scene. If not for this steady p...

Miami Arts on the Move

Michael Kaiser | Posted 02.02.2013 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Unlike in many other cities, where the arts are suffering and trying desperately to hold on to audiences and donors, many arts organizations in Miami believe their best days are ahead of them.

Shock Departure At Miami City Ballet

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 11.04.2012 | Miami

MIAMI — The artistic director who founded the Miami City Ballet and built it into an internationally recognized company is leaving sooner than e...

Was This Legendary Director Fired? And If So, Why?

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home

The dancers of the Miami City Ballet do George Balanchine better than anyone else. Joan Acocella, singling out their mastery of the late great choreog...

Weekend Guide: Yachts For Sale, Bro

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 02.17.2012 | Miami

No Super Bowl, no Grammys -- looks like you'll just have to step outside and get some fresh air this weekend. It's one of the busiest weekends in ...

WATCH: Miami City Ballet Has More Drama Than 'Black Swan'

Posted 02.07.2012 | Miami

UPDATE: This story was written when a trailer for "En Pointe" was publicly available on Vimeo. After it was posted, the video was made private and now...

PHOTOS: Visions Of Sugar Plum Fairies

Posted 12.19.2011 | Miami

Tonight is Miami City Ballet's closing performance of The Nutcracker at the Arsht Center before it moves to Broward later this week. After news of sta...

Not Your Grandmother's Miami -- On A Budget

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Elizabeth Benedict

Miami is still a place to bask in the sun, but there's far more to look at, listen to, and eat than I'd ever imagined. Call me old-fashioned, call me ultra-chic: I love Miami.