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News & Reviews
December 7, 2014
The New York Times: Performers Nominated for Clive Barnes AwardThe Clive Barnes Foundation announced on Sunday the nominees for its fifth annual award honoring young dancers and actors. The dance nominees are Christopher Bloom of Ballet Hispanico; Russell Janzen and Harrison Ball, both of New York City Ballet; and Devon Teuscher of American Ballet Theater.
December 1, 2014
Latina: Latina Loves: Meet the Dancers Behind Ballet Hispanico's CARMEN.maquiaYou may know the story of the gypsy "Carmen," based on the famous opera, but you may not have seen it reimagined as a ballet, choreographed by the brilliant Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, for a one night only show at The Apollo in New York City. THAT experience is unlike any other in the Latin dance space we've seen in quite some time.
November 25, 2014
Broadway World: Ballet Hispanico Transforms Story BalletBallet Hispanico ventured into full length story ballet making for the first time last Saturday at the Apollo with Gustavo Ramírez Sansano's CARMEN.maquia. The sold-out, one night only event retold the story of Carmen, the free spirited and irresistible gypsy who captures the love of the army corporal Don José.
October 30, 2014
BALLET HISPANICO To Perform at the 24th Annual International Ballet Festival of HavanaBallet Hispanico will perform in Cuba’s International Ballet Festival of Havana on November 1-2, 2014 at 5pm. Highlights of the program include Asuka, a celebration of the music of Celia Cruz by Ballet Hispanico’s Cuban-American Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro, along with Sortijas (Cayetano Soto), Sombrerísimo (Annabelle Lopez Ochoa), and El Beso (Gustavo Ramírez Sansano). This engagement marks Ballet Hispanico’s first-ever performance in Cuba.
October 9, 2014
BALLET HISPANICO Presents the New York Premiere of its First Evening-Length Narrative BalletBallet Hispanico makes its annual return to the Apollo stage to present the New York Premiere of its first evening-length narrative work, CARMEN.maquia, choreographed by Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, in a one-night-only engagement on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8pm.
June 13, 2014
BALLET HISPANICO to Make Its American Dance Festival Debut at Durham Performing Arts CenterBallet Hispanico will perform for the first time at the American Dance Festival at Durham Performing Arts Center on June 20-21 at 8pm, with a special Children’s Matinee on June 21 at 1pm.