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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Miami City Ballet
122 ratings
4.4 average rating
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320 events
191 reviews
44 stars
attended Oct 26 2008

outstanding production & dancing

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11 reviews
23 stars
attended Oct 25 2008

The first two ballets I had seen before, and were beautifully executed by this company. The third (Liturgy choreographed by a Brithish choreographer) was a revelation, the young Chinese ballerina absolutely amazing, and the partnering excellent. ...continued

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19 stars
attended Oct 25 2008

Great seats. We sat in the founders circle, 1st balcony. View was excellent. The program included three performances. the first liturgy was excellent, beautiful dance. "Tarantella" equally good; but "symphony" was breathtaking. the orchestra...continued

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Join Miami City Ballet’s artistic director, Edward Villella, along with dance historian and writer Elizabeth Kaye, for a pre-performance talk beginning one hour prior to curtain in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Grand Hall.



  • Symphony in Three Movements — Choreographer: George Balanchine / Composer: Igor Stravinsky
  • _Tarantella _— Choreographer: George Balanchine / Composer: Louis Moreau Gottschalk 
  • _Liturgy _— Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon / Composer: Arvo Pärt 
  • _Nightspot — _Choreographer: Twyla Tharp / Composer: Elvis Costello

Known for her innovation and creativity, Twyla Tharp has created some of the most memorable dances in modern repertory. Elvis Costello, whose adventurous musical talents makes him one of the most revered artists of our time, provides an original musical composition intertwined with various motifs and quotations from existing songs.

Nightspot features costumes designed by famed fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi.