Performing Arts

Emerging choreographers, Montreal troupe show work in Miami

A piece by Rashidi Lewis is part of the Miami Open Stage performance.
A piece by Rashidi Lewis is part of the Miami Open Stage performance.

A performance and discussion of new work by six emerging choreographers plus a performance by a genre-melding Montreal company will bring eclectic dance to South Florida stages.

▪ Six emerging choreographers will present new work and works-in-progress at 8 p.m. May 1 as part of Miami Open Stage. Josie Guilliksen of will moderate a question-and-answer session with the artists after the performances of works by Rivkins Christopher, Jenny Larsson, Rashidi Lewis, Rebecca Pelham, Agatha Wright and Anthony Velasquez.

The performance and discussion takes place at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Ter., Miami. Tickets are $15, and free parking is available. For information, call 305-975-8489 or visit

▪ The Montreal-based RUBBERBANDance Group will perform Victor Quijada’s Empirical Quotient in an MDC Live Arts presentation May 2 at Miami-Dade County Auditorium’s On.Stage Black Box. Led by Quijada and Anne Plamondon, six dancers will perform an exploration of human relationships in a boundary-breaking style that combines elements of hip-hop, ballet and contemporary dance.

The performance is at 8 p.m. in the Black Box, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami. Tickets are $25 plus fees ($10 plus fees for MDC students). For information, call 305-237-3010 or visit

Christine Dolen