Two weeks of spectacular dance performances in Miami are the cultural highlight of September.
Upcoming and professional dancers from around the world will gather at South Florida for the 2015 International Ballet Festival in Miami. Over 100 dancers from 20 ballet companies will present five unique programs of contemporary and classical ballet in venues across Miami-Dade County. Workshops, masterclasses, films, and art exhibits will be featured throughout this two-week festival from August 29th to September 13th.
2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the International Ballet Festival in Miami (IBFM), and the Miami Hispanic Ballet is celebrating with star-studded performances. The festival's closing program is titled the "Gala of the Stars" and will also feature the presentation of the "Criticism and Culture of Ballet" Award which recognizes an outstanding international dance critic. Four other programs center on contemporary dance, classical dance, and medalists from the Youth America Grand Prix.
- 9/4: International Young Medalist's Performance
- 9/5: Miami Beach Cinematheque
Workshops for intermediate and advanced dance students will be taught by masters in jazz, modern dance, and ballet. Two master classes will showcase invited dancers working with the master teachers and artists involved with the festival.
- 9/6: Contemporary Performance
- 9/12: Etoiles Classical Grand Gala Performance
- 9/13: Festival Closing Gala of the Stars Performance
This year's dance festival in Miami is not limited to live performances. Two cultural exhibits have been curated for the IBFM. The Dance Film Series will be presented in three venues, while the art exhibit series can be viewed in the Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center.
The Grand Beach Hotel in Miami is centrally located for easy access to the different venues of the International Ballet Festival. Our oceanfront property is steps away from the Atlantic Ocean and features several pools and hot tubs. A 24-hour fitness center, restaurant, lounges and bars are just a few of the amenities you'll enjoy at the Grand Beach Hotel. Visit our website for more details and to book your stay for the International Ballet Festival.