Culture Shock Miami Announces 2018-19 Season

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Culture Shock Miami Announces 2018-19 Season

Culture Shock Miami Presents’ 2018-2019 season will include unique and riveting performances: Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom, Mayumana: Currents, and In To America. These selections are contemporary and engaging, while showcasing historical issues that are still relevant today. In addition to evening performances for the general public, free daytime performances will be available to middle and high school students in collaboration with Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Cultural Passport program.


Additionally, this season Culture Shock Miami will sponsor the following performances with South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center:

Dimensions Dance Theater of Miami

Dance Theatre of Harlem*

Farruquito

Ballet Hispánico

Rent*

Legally Blonde*

Martha Redbone’s Bone Hill

Zoppé, an Italian Family Circus 

Culture Shock Miami will also partner with the Department of Cultural Affairs’ All Kids Included initiative to sponsor a performance by international break dance crew ILL-ABILITIES as well as the annual All Kids Included Family Arts Festival.

Culture Shock Miami Presents 2018-2019 Season
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom (October 6, 2018) tells the true story of Lynda Blackmon Lowery, one of the youngest participants in the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965, who was jailed nine times before her fifteenth birthday. Lowery fought alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. for the right to vote. Presented by Culture Shock Miami at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Tickets on sale August 14.

Mayumana - Currents (February 15, 2019) is inspired by the historical battle between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla in their quest for finding energy sources for the world. It combines a variety of elements: specially made musical instruments, massive video art projections including video mapping on the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, and eleven skilled performers playing on different instruments in constant movement. Presented by Culture Shock Miami at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Tickets on sale September 4.

In To America (May 10, 2019) traces the American immigrant experience through the stories of ordinary men, women and children who departed their homelands in the hopes of creating a new life. It is the extraordinary story 400 years in the making that transcends time, space and race to reflect the diversity and commonalities of our shared American experience. Presented by Culture Shock Miami at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium. Tickets on sale September 4.

$5 tickets to these performances for 13-22 year olds plus one guest are available on the website. Regular priced tickets may be purchased through the venues.

In addition to the Culture Shock Miami Presents series, tickets are available to a wide range of cultural experiences offered by local museums, attractions, and performing arts centers throughout Miami-Dade County. Tickets for these performances and events will be onsale Tuesday, September 18 at 10:00AM. Tickets to museums are always available on the first day of the month at 10:00AM and may be used for one visit during the month of purchase. 

*Tickets for Dance Theatre of Harlem, Legally Blonde, and Rent will be on sale Tuesday, November 6 at 4PM. All other performances go on sale Tuesday, September 4 at 10:00AM unless otherwise noted.

 

 

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