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2013

December 6, 2013

The Washington Post: Ballet Hispanico whisks us away to contemporary dance’s hottest spot  PDF

It’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.

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November 26, 2013

NY1 Noticias: Ballet Hispánico lleva sus obras al teatro Apollo  PDF

Durante 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.

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November 26, 2013

The New York Times: Death Interrupted, Just by Making a Phone Call  PDF

This was Ballet Hispanico’s third year performing at the Apollo, and despite the varying quality of the works, the company looked wonderfully at home.

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November 24, 2013

Fashion Reverie: Ballet Hispanico at the Apollo  PDF

For 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.

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November 21, 2013

Harlem World: Ballet Hispanico Returns to the Apollo Theater  PDF

Ballet 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.

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November 20, 2013

NBC Latino: A Ballet Director Choreographs Dance for Immigration  PDF

The first generation Cuban-American shares the diverse, yet similar, stories of immigrants through ballet vignettes that tells about experiences involving relationships and even religion.

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November 16, 2013

El Diario: Ballet da probadita de nueva temporada  PDF

Temas 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.

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November 13, 2013

Oberon's Grove; Rehearsal @ Ballet Hispanico  PDF

Since 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.

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October 2, 2013

DancePulp REVIEW: Fall For Dance Festival 2013 at New York City Center  PDF

Fall 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.

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October 2, 2013

The New York Times: A Sampling of Old and New, Side by Side  PDF

The 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.

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October 1, 2013

Oberons Grove: Fall for Dance 2013 - Program 3  PDF

A terrific evening at New York City Center's Fall for Dance as the 2013 festival continues with packed houses and a wonderful sense of being part of Gotham's danceworld.

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April 27, 2013

EDGE New York: Ballet Hispanico Program B  PDF

The three separate works [of Program B] showed how profoundly this American troupe has spanned the wide world of Latino dance and distilled it to its essence.

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April 21, 2013

Metro: '80s Spain comes to life through Ballet Hispanico  PDF

Ballet 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.

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April 18, 2013

Broadway World: Ballet Hispanico at the Joyce Theater  PDF

The 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.

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April 17, 2013

The Financial Times: Ballet Hispanico, Joyce Theater  PDF

Three works by Spanish choreographers take in love of the land, romantic alienation and Eighties clubbing hedonism

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April 15, 2013

The Wall Street Journal: Getting into the Swing  PDF

Ballet 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."

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March 27, 2013

Joonbug: Dancing to preserve Latin culture  PDF

Aiming 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.

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February 23, 2013

Palm Beach ArtsPaper: Ballet Hispanico a knockout at Duncan  PDF

Last 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.

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January 3, 2013

Santa Barbara Independent: Ballet Hispanico to Visit Santa Barbara  PDF

What 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.”

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