Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center

The Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center located at 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd.  Ft. Lauderdale, FL is part of the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center on the Nova Southeastern University campus. This popular theatre plays a very important role in the cultural and educational life of local students and residents alike. It has an exceptional 498-seat auditorium and is equipped with state-of-the-art lighting and acoustics. The Performing Arts Center enhances the cultural life of the community at large and gives South Florida more choices in events and theater, a favorite past time amidst Floridians.

Many quality productions have taken place at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center. The 498 seat theatre offers more exciting cultural entertainment than any other theater in the surrounding area. The art center’s auditorium is set in modern comfortable style as well as having the most up-to-date lighting and acoustics equipment.  Read below for upcoming events:

Disney’s The Aristocats Kids
Dance Conservatory of Florida

Tickets $18.00

Watch them act, sing, dance, perform ’cause everybody wants to be a cat!!! Dance Conservatory of Florida presents their musical theater production of Disney’s The Aristocats Kids (performers ages 6 thru 13).

Madame’s jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside. What’s a cat to do? Luckily, Thomas O’Malley and his rag-tag bunch of Alley Cats come to their rescue! This feline adventure is sure to get your audiences tapping their feet to its hep, jazzy beat, which includes the Disney favorites “The Aristocats,” “Scales and Arpeggios” and “Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat.”

The Nutcracker Jr.
Dance Conservatory of Florida

Tickets $18.00


The Nutcracker Jr. is presented by the Dance Conservatory of Florida. Come enjoy this delightful production at the Miniaci which features young ballerinas (ages 4-7) who perform with professionals in a junior version of this holiday classic!!!

Watch Clara and the Nutcracker journey through the Snow to “The Land of the Sweets” in this scrumptious ballet which fuses beginning ballet dancers with advanced.

Christian McBride & Inside Straight
South Florida Jazz

Tickets $40.00


Christian McBride & Inside Straight
The finest musicians to spring from the world of jazz have had an advantage when it comes to branching into other genres of music. Their mastery of composition, arranging and sight-reading coupled with their flair for improvisation and spontaneous creation make them possibly the most seasoned and adaptable musicians in the art. Grammy Award winner Christian McBride, chameleonic virtuoso of the acoustic and electric bass, stands tall at the top of this clique.

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