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MDC North Campus to Host International Young Medalist Performance as Part of the International Ballet Festival of Miami

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Miami, August 29, 2011 - Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus’ Lehman Theater will host the International Young Medalist Performance, part of the renowned International Ballet Festival of Miami, at 8 p.m. Friday, September 9. This performance will take place in the newly renovated theater and is made possible through a longstanding partnership with the Miami Hispanic Ballet.

The performance will feature close to 25 young medal winners of international ballet competitions, in collaboration with Youth America Grand Prix.

Now in its 16th year, the International Ballet Festival of Miami brings together the world’s most prestigious dance companies in a series of performances throughout Miami-Dade County. The two-week festival consists of ballet performances, workshops, a dance film series, an art exhibition and master classes. Various renowned national and international ballet companies are represented by their greatest stars, bringing the moving passion of ballet to local audiences. Miami Dade College, a cultural beacon during its 50-year history, is one of the venues proudly offering performances of this acclaimed festival.

“This is a golden opportunity for the community to appreciate international emerging talent in ballet.  MDC, North Campus, with its newly renovated state of the art Complex of the Arts is proud to collaborate in promoting the arts with this presentation during the International Ballet Festival of Miami,” said Dr. Jose A. Vicente, North Campus President.

MDC has also produced talented dancers and other prodigies in the arts.

The International Ballet Festival of Miami

  • WHEN: Friday, Sep. 9, 8:00 PM
  • WHERE: Miami Dade College North Campus 11380 NW 27 Ave. Lehman Theater
  • COST: Tickets cost $15 and will be sold at the door.

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist

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