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Miami City Ballet

Address: 2200 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
Phone Number: +1 305-929-7010
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Ranked #50 of 146 Activities in Miami Beach
Type: Ballets, Performances
Owner description: Miami City Ballet's (MCB) regular performance season takes place in three major theaters in South...
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Type: Ballets, Performances
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Miami City Ballet's (MCB) regular performance season takes place in three major theaters in South Florida: the Adrienne Arsht Center in downtown Miami, the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale, and the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. Please check your tickets carefully for your performance location, or call the MCB box office at the telephone number provided in this listing for more information. Critically acclaimed by The New York Times, MCB is led by Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez. The Company has more than 40 dancers, and a repertoire of over 90 ballets which they perform in the four home counties of Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Collier, and around the world. MCB maintains its headquarters in Miami Beach in a facility designed by renowned architectural firm Arquitectonica. The facility houses rehearsal studios and administrative offices as well as the Miami City Ballet School.

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London, UK
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was the first ballet where I saw people actually putting their legs up onto the balcony railings during the performance. Of other annoying things worth noting are clapping every now and then when people just felt like it without taking no notice of music. The performance I came for was Nutcracker and even though there was an orchestra pit... More 

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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Truly amazing performance of the classical ballet. The live orquestra was very good , the stage presentation and the dancing troupe and amazings skills and grace of the principal dancers. But I do miss the Edward Villela touch!!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

wonderful performance, great venue i just wish they make the check in process (ticketing) electronically as to avoid wasting time waiting in line to retrieve tickets for will call

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Arkansas, U.S.
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The hall is lovely and although large has excellent seating. Both lodge and second and third tiers excellent. The ballet espana was doing an integrative piece that was beautiful. Stage is large for major numbers. Nice set up for drinks and snacks. Good ventilation in hall. Location excellent and even walkable from city center hotels. Near arena for Heat and... More 

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Santana Parnaiba
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This beatiful and traditional school seems not to care about visitors. Our previous emails were never responded and even after we were there, no visit was permitted. They had a few reasons, but not enough to dismiss a teenager who crossed the continent in order to have the experience.

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MGMT_MiamiCityBallet, social media coordinator at Miami City Ballet, responded to this review

Hi Luciana, Thank you for your message. We're sorry to hear about your experience regarding visitors at Miami City Ballet School. However, we assure you that any policies we have in place are only to ensure the safety of our students, which is always our top priority. Meanwhile, we try our best to respond to all emails in a timely... More 

Miramar, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is the first time I buy season tickets with my daughter so we will see how it goes. Service when ordering the tickets was great as well as when we chose our seats. Very accommodating.

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New York City
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The ballet had developed an excellent reputation for quality and artistry. However, since the original director left the company, it has not been as great. Particularly affected have been the fun "barre" nights at the rehearsal space, which have now turned into lectures and not demonstrations, sadly.

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Miami, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

My daugther dance for four consecutive years, participate in the Nutcracker and complete a summer camp in one occasion for different reasons she missed one year of ballet school. She wants to come back for fun and try the two weeks summer camp, and they suggest that she has to do the three weeks summer camp for BEGINNERS???? That's mean... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I travel worldwide and ballet is my passion. Of the companies in the USA, there is none I enjoy more than Miami City Ballet. Their technique is at the highest level and their winning, appealing style is remarkable. If you are in the greater Miami area anytime between October and May, check to see if they are performing. You will... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Holidays... Nutcracker was an option. Worth the money. Adorable ballet, costumes, music. Kids friendly. Perfect!

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