About MBD


Miriam Barbosa Dance founded by Artistic Director Miriam Barbosa in 2007 formerly known as South Carolina Contemporary Dance Company.


MBD’s objective is to inspire all generations and motivate various communities to experience the art of contemporary dance. Miriam Barbosa Dance has a versatile repertoire of innovative contemporary works, including collaborative works with visual artists and musicians within the US and abroad. Programs also include works from the Martha Graham Dance Company and other contemporary choreographers, as well as original choreography by Miriam Barbosa.


The presence of a contemporary dance company in the community provides an excellent resource for creativity in education and outreach. MBD provides Lecture Demonstrations at schools in conjunction with multi-disciplinary collaborations in order to enrich knowledge and appreciation for the arts, music and dance amongst young students.


Miriam Barbosa also offers a program to help injury prevention, body alignment and overall strength and flexibility for dance technique. She continues educating dance teachers world wide through the Gyrotonic Method as a Master Trainer.