Three dance events on tap in South Florida next week, one a lavish show propelled by Irish music and dance, offer eclectic choices for fans of the art form.
▪ Dance and music are on the menu for the Irish group Celtic Woman, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. Appearing at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Arsht Center’s Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, the troupe explores contemporary and traditional song and dance. Tickets are $48 to $108. Call 305-949-6722 or visit www.arshtcenter.org.
▪ New World School of the Arts presents its college spring dance concert from Thursday through April 26, featuring works choreographed by Eduardo Vilaro of Ballet Hispanico, Bill T. Jones, Darshan Singh Bhuller, Gerard Ebitz, Dale Andree and Peter London. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-April 25, 2 p.m. April 26 at the New World Dance Theater, 25 NE Second St., Miami. Tickets are $15 ($5 for students and seniors). Call 305-237-3341 or visit nwsa.mdc.edu.
▪ Ballet Memphis brings a trio of very different works to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay, at 8 p.m. April 25. On the program are Devil’s Fruit by Canadian choreographer Julia Adam, Party of the Year by Matthew Neenan and In Dreams, a Trey McIntyre piece set to music by Roy Orbison. Tickets are $25 to $45 ($15 youth tickets for those 12 and younger. Call 786-573-5300 or visit www.smdcac.org. Culture Shock Miami offers a $5 ticket to anyone 13 to 22, plus one $5 companion ticket, via its web site at www.cultureshockmiami.com.