Miami City Ballet at The Adrienne Arsht Center

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An engaging and family-friendly performance featuring excerpts from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Saturday, March 30 at 2 p.m. FREE ADMISSION*
Ziff Ballet Opera House

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Image of dancers Jennifer Lauren and Chase Swatosh performing the ballet A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Photo by Gene Schiavone

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami- Dade County (@arshtcenter) is proud to continue the 11th season of its free FAMILY FEST series with Miami City Ballet’s (@miamicityballet) Community Engagement program, which offers children and families an interactive, behind-the-scenes look at the art of ballet.

Join Miami City Ballet (MCB) for the enchanting first act of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s timeless tale of love and magic, reality and illusion. With a fairytale cast (including MCB’s breathtaking dancers, children, and vocalists), Felix Mendelssohn’s glorious music, along with spectacular sets and costumes by acclaimed artist Michele Oka Doner, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a dazzling spectacle for families and audiences of all ages.

MCB’s Community Engagement programming provides South Florida families with the opportunity to explore ballet. The programming is engaging and exciting for all ages and is performed by an ensemble composed of top-level students in the Pre-Professional Division of The MCB School.


Admission to FAMILY FEST is FREE. First-Access Passes, which give guests early access to general admission seating, can be reserved for the performance beginning March 14 at noon.

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Reserve passes online at or by calling the Adrienne Arsht Center box office at 305- 949-6722. Guests without a First-Access Pass are invited to join the stand-by line one hour prior to showtime. Visit for details.

FAMILY FEST is presented with generous support from Bloomingdale’s and Florida Blue.

*All programs, artists, ticket prices, availability, dates and times are subject to change without notice. Visit for up-to-date information.

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is made possible by the public support of the Miami-Dade County Mayor and the Board of County Commissioners, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council and the City of Miami Omni Community Redevelopment Agency, as well as the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. The Adrienne Arsht Center also receives generous support from individuals, corporations and local, state and national foundations.

About the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County

Set in the heart of downtown Miami and designed by world-renowned architect Cesar Pelli, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is one of the world’s leading performing arts organizations and venues. Since opening in 2006, the Arsht Center, a 501C3 non-profit organization, has emerged as a leader in presenting innovative programming that mirrors South Florida’s diversity as well as a catalyst for billions of dollars in new development in the downtown area. Spotlighting legends and serving as a launch pad for local artists to make their mark on the international stage, the Center presents nearly 400 events each year across its flexible, state-of-the-art performance spaces. The Center programs several Signature Series, including the largest jazz series in South Florida, a major annual Flamenco Festival, and a robust program of new theatrical works as well as free programming for the community and an arts education program that serves nearly 60,000 children each year. As Miami’s new Town Square, the Arsht Center also houses BRAVA by Brad Kilgore, a fine dining restaurant; the Café at Books & Books in the historic Carnival Tower and a weekly Farmers Market.

Visit for more information.