News & Reviews
May 27, 2014
Arts Atl: Review: Tanz Farm series ends its second season solidly grounded in its vivid futureBroadly appealing dance works have seemed second in priority to Tanz Farm’s mission to bring the best of the avant-garde to Atlanta. Last weekend’s season closer, featuring works by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano and Greg Catellier — didn’t have the controversial edge like works by Sidra Bell or Israeli duo Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor. But the evening was thrilling.
March 14, 2014
Daily Freeman: Ballet Hispanico takes over BardavonDozens of vivid adjectives could, in fact, describe Ballet Hispanico, a company founded in 1970 by acclaimed performer Tina Ramirez to explore, preserve and celebrate Latino cultures through dance. And those who buy tickets to see the nation’s premier Latino dance organization at the Bardavon Opera House on March 15 at 8 p.m. are bound to come up with a few of their own.
December 6, 2013
The Washington Post: Ballet Hispanico whisks us away to contemporary dance’s hottest spotIt’s been six years since the troupe last came to the Kennedy Center. Let’s hope they return and retain an enthusiastic following, because even in the world of contemporary dance, rare is the show that can be called a cutting-edge crowd pleaser.
December 6, 2013
EFE: Director del Ballet Hispánico: los hispanos mueven la cultura AmericanaEl director artístico del Ballet Hispánico, el cubano-estadounidense Eduardo Vilaro, aseguró hoy que los hispanos están "en la posición de ser las personas que mueven la cultura americana".
December 1, 2013
November 26, 2013
NY1 Noticias: Ballet Hispánico lleva sus obras al teatro ApolloDurante los ensayos de la obra "Hogar" del Ballet Hispánico logramos ver cómo el director artístico Eduardo Vilaró y sus bailarines interpretan sobre el escenario un tema muy allegado a los corazones de muchos latinos.
November 26, 2013
The New York Times: Death Interrupted, Just by Making a Phone CallThis was Ballet Hispanico’s third year performing at the Apollo, and despite the varying quality of the works, the company looked wonderfully at home.
November 24, 2013
Fashion Reverie: Ballet Hispanico at the ApolloFor their third, one-night only appearance at the Apollo Theater, Ballet Hispanico presented three works. As a company rich in the tradition of Hispanic culture, artistic director Eduardo Vilaro is taking Ballet Hispanico in a different direction than former founder and artistic director Tina Ramirez.
November 21, 2013
Harlem World: Ballet Hispanico Returns to the Apollo TheaterBallet Hispanico returns for a third season to Harlem’s Legendary Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th Street, on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 7:30pm. The company will present two world premieres by Edgar Zendejas, and company Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro and one Apollo premiere by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa.
November 20, 2013
NBC Latino: A Ballet Director Choreographs Dance for ImmigrationThe first generation Cuban-American shares the diverse, yet similar, stories of immigrants through ballet vignettes that tells about experiences involving relationships and even religion.
November 16, 2013
El Diario: Ballet da probadita de nueva temporadaTemas que reflejan de alguna forma la condicion de ser latino, fueron los escogidos por Ballet Hispanico para la presentacion que realizaran el 23 de noviembre en el Apollo Theater, un evento que clausura formalmente la Semana Cultural Latinoamericana.
November 13, 2013
Oberon's Grove; Rehearsal @ Ballet HispanicoSince I'll be unable to attend Ballet Hispanico's upcoming performance at the Apollo Theater (on November 23rd), the Company's publicist Michelle Tabnick very kindly arranged for me to watch a studio rehearsal today of Eduardo Vilaro's new creation HOGAR.
October 2, 2013
DancePulp REVIEW: Fall For Dance Festival 2013 at New York City CenterFall for Dance’s third program takes off with an American modern dance classic, visits an Irish step dancer, peaks with a world premiere by a Colombian-Belgian choreographer on a Latino dance company, and concludes with a Dutch company in a US premiere. What ties them together is a celebration of simplicity; dance does not need intricate costumes or lavish sets to capture imaginations.
October 2, 2013
The New York Times: A Sampling of Old and New, Side by SideThe aim of the Fall for Dance Festival is introductory. Its sampler programs are selected for variety, yet there are lessons, intended or not, to be gleaned from the juxtapositions.
October 1, 2013
April 27, 2013
April 21, 2013
Metro: '80s Spain comes to life through Ballet HispanicoBallet Hispanico launched its 25th annual Joyce run with one work from the ‘80s and another about the decade. Artistic director Eduardo Vilaro has attracted both new and older Spanish choreographers, as well as a lively young audience.
April 18, 2013
Broadway World: Ballet Hispanico at the Joyce TheaterThe experience of Ballet Hispanico is real pleasure. This is strong dancing with high energy and top level technique. It easily ranks among the best of the contemporary dance companies in the city.
April 17, 2013
The Financial Times: Ballet Hispanico, Joyce TheaterThree works by Spanish choreographers take in love of the land, romantic alienation and Eighties clubbing hedonism
April 15, 2013
The Wall Street Journal: Getting into the SwingBallet Hispanico artistic director Eduardo Vilaro grew up on Latin social dancing, but he didn't have his first choreographic experience until he was cast in an eighth-grade production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at Saint Margaret Mary's school in the Bronx. He played Linus, who had a duet with a blanket. "I was hooked."
March 27, 2013
Joonbug: Dancing to preserve Latin cultureAiming to preserve and celebrate Latin culture Ballet Hispanico will be hosting their Spring Gala on April 8th starting at 7 p.m. at The Plaza Hotel. An enjoyable evening of dinner, live music from the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, and performances by the Ballet Hispanico Company and students from the Ballet Hispanico School of Dance people are encourage to show their support of the organization.
February 23, 2013
Palm Beach ArtsPaper: Ballet Hispanico a knockout at DuncanLast night at the Duncan Theatre in Lake Worth, New York-based Ballet Hispanico continued its 43-year-old tradition of presenting dance that explores the diversity of Latino culture and presented a program of contemporary work that was impeccably performed and deeply artistic.
January 3, 2013
Santa Barbara Independent: Ballet Hispanico to Visit Santa BarbaraWhat defines Latin culture? Is it the traditions of Central and South America? What about Cuba and Puerto Rico? Spain and Portugal? According to Ballet Hispanico’s artistic director, Eduardo Vilaro, the answer is, “All of the above.”