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Art of Miami by the
People of Miami

Miami DanceMakers is an annual six-month project that supports local dance artists in the early stages of their career by providing them with personal access to Miami’s dynamic professional performing arts network. 

Each year, five to six MDM Artists are invited to develop new dance works inspired by visual art on exhibit at the Pérez Art Museum of Miami (PAMM). The project includes informal showings open to the local community and culminates in a live performance of the new dance works performed throughout the galleries at PAMM.  


During the creative process, MDM Artists are paired with Creative Development Partners which are local performing arts organizations that provide in-kind rehearsal space. In exchange, MDM Artists offer their time and talent to support their Creative Development Partners behind the scenes.

For more information about the selected 2022 MDM Artists and their creative development partners click here.

Photo courtesy of PAMM


From concept to choreography…watch art grow!

Please join us for three FREE live and in-person events throughout Miami! 


On May 13th, 2022,  the six selected Miami DanceMakers were invited to tour the artwork on exhibit at the Pérez Art Museum of Miami (PAMM) in search for a spark of inspiration to create their new dance works. We invite you to witness their six-month creative process by attending two work-in-progress showings and the culminating premiere of the new dance works throughout the PAMM galleries. See below for more information about these three events:

Informal Showing #1 

Saturday, August 27th 1-3p.m. (doors open at 12:30)

Miami Light Project Theater

The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse

404 NW 26th St. Miami, FL 33127

This event is free but reservations required.

For online reservations click here.


Informal Showing #2 

Saturday, October 15th 1-3p.m. (doors open at 12:30)

The Moss Center

(formerly South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center) 

10950 SW 211th St. Cutler Bay, FL 33189

This event is free but reservations required.

For online reservations click here.



Final Performance 

Saturday, November 12th  @ 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Pérez Art Museum of Miami

1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132


This event is free but reservations required.

RSVP for 12pm here >>

RSVP for 2pm here >>

Link for online reservations for these FREE EVENTS coming soon!

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Miami DanceMakers
on PBS Art Loft

AMD would like to thank the following patrons of heart whose contributions directly support the 2022 Miami DanceMakers Artist fees:

$1,000+ Superstar

Elaine Wright-Roark

Miami Light Project 


$500+ Rockstar

Susan and Richard Myers

Melorie and Charles Noble


$250+ Enthusiast

Kathy Couch     

The Green Pond Fund

$100+ Fan

Lucretia Lyons Duncklee

Gale and Glenn Patron

Pioneer Winter


$50+ Believer

Deborah Dolson

$25+ Friend

Marya Ursin


Miami DanceMakers

MiamiDanceMakers is a community engagement initiative brought to you by Adele Myers and Dancers, Inc. in collaboration with the following local partners.

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