Pride at the Arsht Center


Saturday, June 26, 2021

Ziff Ballet Opera House

 

Miami, FL – June 1, 2021 – The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) is pleased to announce Pride Marketplace, a new and free outdoor event on June 26, to kick off the return of CommuniTea Dance, the Center’s annual LGBTQ+ Pride Month celebration.

 

From 3 to 7 p.m., the entire community is invited to enjoy Pride Marketplace on the Arsht Center’s Thomson Plaza for the Arts. Guests of all ages will be able to peruse and support a curated selection of local LGBTQ+ artisans, creatives and small businesses while enjoying food and drink specials and tunes by DJ Hottpants. Families are invited to partake in fun arts-and-crafts activities with free, limited-capacity Pour Your Art Out workshops throughout the afternoon.

 

For those looking to extend the fun, CommuniTea Dance features an evening of performances beginning at 6:30 p.m. where the audience joins the artists on the Center’s Ziff Ballet Opera House stage.

 

CommuniTea Dance will feature a stellar lineup of South Florida-based LGBTQ+ artists, including international superstar DJ Citizen Jane, choreographers Alaina Andersen (of Miami City Ballet) and Randolph Ward (creative director of RTW Dance Productions), plus a soul-inspired rock ’n’ roll concert by Patrick & The Swayzees that will make audiences twist and shout!

 

Tickets to CommuniTea Dance are $15* and can be purchased now at arshtcenter.org or by calling the Arsht Center box office at (305) 949-6722. Audience members will be socially distanced while comfortably seated at tables of up to four guests on one of the largest performing arts stages in the country.

 

Evening event timeline is as follows:

  • 6:30 p.m. - Doors open with music by DJ Citizen Jane.

 

  • 8:00 p.m. - Dance performance of Tang by Alaina Andersen featuring Jordan Martinez and Francisco Schilereff.

 

  • 8:10 p.m. - Dance performance of The Queen of Drag by Randolph Ward featuring CC Glitzer and Lam Alexander.

 

  • 8:30 p.m. - Musical performance by Patrick & The Swayzees.
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