50th Celebration

Private Screening May 27

Public Premiere May 28

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Celebrating 50 Years of

Dance, Orgullo, Education, Sabor, Access, Amor, Community, Espíritu, and Innovation

Hosted by Artistic Director & CEO Eduardo Vilaro 

And School of Dance Students

Chelsea Phillips and Theo Adarkar

Performances by

The Ballet Hispánico Company


Artists from the School of Dance

Premieres by

Lauren Anderson, Ana "Rokafella" Garcia, and Belén Maya

Works by

Graciela Daniele, Nacho Duato, Geoffrey Holder, Pedro Ruiz, Ann Reinking, and Gustavo Ramírez Sansano

Guest Appearances

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Luis Miranda, Lauren Anderson, 

Rosie Perez, Ben Rodriguez-Cubeñas, and Darren Walker

Private Screening 

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Join us on May 27 at 6:30 pm et for a Private Screening of the 50th Celebration.

This virtual event will include a welcome and toast from Artistic Director & CEO Eduardo Vilaro, as well as a live post-performance conversation with the Ballet Hispánico dancers. Join the celebration, make a toast with the virtual audience, and ask questions live during the post-performance conversation. 

Individuals who purchase tickets that include multiple invitations will be able to invite guests to join them for the Private Screening at no additional cost. Ticket buyers and their guests will also have the opportunity to visit and mingle together in private virtual event rooms.


Public Premiere

Friday, May 28, 2021

Thanks to the generous support of our ticket buyers, donors, and sponsors, the 50th Celebration will premiere to the public for free on May 28 at 6:30 pm et and will be available for two weeks on YouTube, Facebook, ballethispanico.org. 

Join us in celebrating 50 years of dance, orgullo, education, sabor, access, amor, community, espíritu, and innovation,

with performances by the Ballet Hispánico Company and Artists of the School of Dance. 

Register for free to receive exciting announcements, special content, and reminders for the Public Premiere of this celebratory event.



Make a Gift

Your support allows us to lead the way in providing diverse communities with equitable access to artistry, culture, and dance training.

Give online or text "Celebrate50" to 91999

For information about how to donate by check or wire transfer, please contact Ellie Craven at ecraven@ballethispanico.org

*Please note: To purchase a ticket for the Private Screening, please use the ticket form here.  

Mil Gracias

Producers Circle

Executive Producers

Jody* and John Arnhold

Richard E. Feldman | SHS Foundation

Kate Lear* and Jonathan LaPook | The Frances Lear Foundation

Presenting Donors 

David Pérez* and Milena Alberti-Pérez


Michelle Caruso-Cabrera* and Stephen Dizard

Brian and Shirley Colona

Perry* and Marty Granoff

James F. McCoy* and Alfio Hernandez

Roberto Ruiz* | Univision Communications Inc.

Rafael Toro* | Goya Foods

Joseph Wayland* and Patricia Verrilli

Charles Wortman* and Laura Baldwin


Gigi Chavez de Arnavat* and Gustavo Arnavat

Carole* and Dudley Johnson

Rita E. Rodriguez*

Kathryn Ross-Nash* and Wayne Nash
Jose* and Vanesa Tolosa

*Board Members


For more information contact Kali Crandall at kcrandall@ballethispanico.org.

2021 50th Celebration

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