The mission of Dance NOW! Miami is to promote the artistic vision of co-founders Hannah Baumgarten and Diego Salterini. The company creates, promotes and produces contemporary dance of the highest caliber and through performance, arts education, community leadership and innovative programming, nurtures new talents, fosters artistic collaborations and makes the art of dance accessible to diverse audiences locally, nationally and internationally.
Dance NOW! Miami in "Six Characters". Photo Jenny Abreu
Dance NOW! Miami in "OCEANICA". Photo Jenny Abreu
Dance NOW! Miami. Photograph by Jenny Abreu from "Light Rain" Choreography by Gerald Arpino, The Gerald Arpino and Robert Joffrey Foundation
Dance NOW! Miami in "Awakening". Photo Jenny Abreu
Daniel Lewis Miami Dance Sampler
Video link: https://vimeo.com/45136681
Celebrate the strength and diversity of the Miami dance scene in an exciting season preview of Miami's established companies and choreographers. Produced in collaboration with the Florida Dance Education Organization and Miami Dance Futures.
Miami Open Stage: Works and Process
Video Link: https://vimeo.com/73429469
Dance NOW! supports the plethora of local emerging choreographers with three separate evenings of new work and works-in-progress; Q & A sessions, guided by a moderator from Artburst encourage choreographers to master the challenge of speaking about their work and help audiences and grow an understanding of how to watch and approach dance.
Winter's Breath: Evening at the Bandshell
Dance NOW! presents a romantic evening under the stars welcoming our glorious Florida winter at the historic North Beach Bandshell with special performances from a selected emerging dance company and students from Dance NOW!'s educational residencies.
Masterpiece In Motion: Ritmo Jondo Doris Humphrey's 1953 Materpiece
This annual program features the work of historically important and internationally recognized master choreographers, often for the first time in South Florida. Past performances have included works from JoséLimón, Daniel Lewis, Joffrey Ballet/Gerald Arpino, Tandy Beal, Michael Uthoff, Carolyn Dorfman, Leslie Williams, Josee Garant.
The Ekphrasis Project with the South Beach Chamber Ensemble
Dance NOW! and the South Beach Chamber Ensemble team up annually to present a magical afternoon of live music and dance, often in an unusual or site specific location including galleries, museums, outdoor venues and parks.