In 2012, Lourdes Lopez was chosen to replace founding artistic director Edward Villella.
Miami City Ballet features an international ensemble of over 45 dancers. The company has an active repertoire of 88 ballets and performs over 100 times annually. Miami City Ballet serves as the resident ballet company in theaters in the Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach areas. In addition, the company regularly tours both domestically and internationally. Its North American appearances include the Kennedy Center, the 1996 Olympic Arts Festival, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, the Orange County Performing Arts Center, and the New York City Center; while theaters and festivals in Europe, Central America, South America, and Israel have hosted the company.