Performing Arts Archive
Free: Sat, Dec. 30; 8 pm and Sun, Dec. 31; 9:30 pm Hollywood Beach; Free
“New Year’s Eve. Grand stage on beach. Dazzling dance extravaganza. Sky filled with stars. Warm sand. Perfect weather. That’s what celebrants found at OceanDance.” – Jana Soeldner Danger, The Miami Herald
Sat, Dec. 9, 2006; 8 pm
“It was one of those rare pieces that I wanted to see again, to look for the concept behind the extraordinary moves.” Barbara Leverone, Sarasota Herald Tribune
Master Class, Sat, Dec. 9; 11 am – 12:30 pm
Sat, Nov. 4, 2006; 8 pm
Individual: $25 or call TheatreMania at 866-811-4111
Student/Senior: $22 or call TheatreMania at 866-811-4111
Members: $20 (Members must call TheatreMania to receive member discount.)
“[Deeply Rooted] deserves to be spoken about in the same breath as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and the Joffrey Ballet.yet with a profile very much its own.spiritual fervor, physical prowess, and sheer, unalloyed joy in movement.” Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times
Artist Lecture and Demonstration, Fri, Nov. 3; 7 pm (Free)
Master Class, Sat, Nov. 4; 11 am – 12:30 pm
The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood will kick off its performing arts season with Up On Stage: A Preview of the 06/07 Florida Dance Season. Audiences will experience performances by some of Florida’s most talented, professional dance companies.
This hot series of concerts will showcase renowned jazz, blues and world-music performers in an intimate nightclub-like setting.
Yuko Shirota with Kenji Matsuura, “Be-Bob” Grabowski, and Kenny Millions
Charles Greene Trio
Albert Castiglia and Graham Drout
J.P. Soars & Gypsy Blue
Over two decades ago, Elisa Monte caught the world’s attention with a piece called “Threading” and her own ambitious powerhouse of a company. Today, the acclaimed Elisa Monte Dance has performed in more than 40 countries and is widely recognized for its highly athletic and sensual style and its technical and physical acuity.
“Physically intense and sensual…echoes classic styles without ever losing sight of the modern…” – New York Magazine
“His solo…revealed Mr. Luquini to be an extremely lithe dancer who twisted and turned as if revolving around a spiritual axis deep inside him.” – The New York Times
Brazilian-born director and choreographer Giovanni Luquini’s work blends urban themes and interpersonal struggles with rich movement.
Flowing musicality and visual flair are the hallmarks of this critically acclaimed dance troupe. Voted “best experimental dance company” by the Miami Sun Post, the company performs imaginative explorations of movement to edgy, eclectic soundtracks.
“Dance Now! Ensemble’s performance…showed this local modern troupe had reached a new level of choreographic and artistic maturity…” – The Herald Broward