We are pleased to announce a very special event with Ballet Hispánico.
Ballet Hispánico, the nation’s premier Latino dance organization, has been bringing communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures through innovative productions, transformative dance training, and community engagement for nearly 50 years. Led by Artistic Director & CEO Eduardo Vilaro, the Company is a group of highly trained professionals who perform the works of Latino choreographers for audiences around the world. Ballet Hispánico’s repertory explores the diversity of Latino cultures and brings innovative ways of experiencing and sharing a cultural dialogue. The Company recently performed Gustavo Ramírez Sansano’s CARMEN.maquia at the Apollo Theater and will perform at The Joyce Theater in late March.
In addition to its Company, Ballet Hispánico has a School of Dance, which trains eclectic, versatile dancers who stand out in a competitive professional environment for their mastery of the classical ballet tradition, contemporary techniques, and Spanish dance; and a Community Arts Partnerships Program, which provides exploratory learning experiences of Latino cultures in New York City and around the world in schools, businesses, community centers, public spaces, and university campuses.
11:00 – 11:15 Watch Company Class
11:15 – 11:30 Talk with Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro
11:30 – 12:00 Showcase
12:00 – 12:15 Q&A
12:15 – 12:30 Tour
Optional lunch following the event at Pio Pio 6 – New York City's Premiere Peruvian restaurant group since 1994, located at 702 Amsterdam Avenue between 94th and 95th Street. Please contact Bill Rosser (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you wish to attend.
Please note that no refunds will be issued.
Artistic Director & CEO of Ballet Hispánico
Eduardo Vilaro has been Artistic Director since 2009. He took on the additional role of Chief Executive Officer in 2015. A dancer and educator, he has infused Ballet Hispánico’s legacy with a bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance that reflects America’s changing cultural landscape. Born in Cuba and raised in New York City, he is a frequent speaker on the merits of diversity and dance education.
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