A La Calle Block Party and Street Takeover
Ballet Hispánico, the nation’s largest Latinx dance organization and one of America’s Cultural Treasures, celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a robust and engaging programming line-up anchored by the organization’s annual A La Calle Block Party.
This year’s A La Calle block party is the centerpiece for our month-long celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The festivities will included live performances from Ballet Hispánico’s Pa'lante Scholars and students from the School of Dance, as well as free dance classes, live music, and food from local vendors.
Also on tap were the fantastic performances by Flamenco Vivo, Bombazo Dance Company, and Calpulli Mexican Dance Company.
When and Where:
West 89th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues,
outside of Ballet Hispánico's headquarters in the heart of the Upper West Side
Sunday, October 2, from noon - 4:00 p.m. ET.
Street Naming Ceremony
Ballet Hispánico Way
The Ballet Hispánico 2021 A La Calle Block Party is made possible by:
The Ballet Hispánico 2022 A La Calle Block Party is made possible by Con Edison of New York's Arts Al Fresco Series. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The Block Party is supported by Univision, BH Media Sponsor.
Funding for the Ballet Hispánico School of Dance is provided by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation/The Hearst Foundations, and the Miranda Family Fund. Funding for the Ballet Hispánico Community Arts Partnerships is provided by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation/The Hearst Foundations, the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, RBC Foundation USA, and the Goldie Anna Charitable Trust.
Transformational funding for Ballet Hispánico is provided by MacKenzie Scott, the Ford Foundation America’s Cultural Treasures program, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Major support is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Miranda Family Fund, the Scherman Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation, the Tatiana Piankova Foundation, the Prospect Hill Foundation, the Mosaic Network and Fund in The New York Community Trust, the Mid Atlantic Arts Regional Resilience Fund, and the Harkness Foundation for Dance. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Ballet Hispánico programming is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.