Ballet Hispánico School of Dance
Celebrating nearly 50 years of dance and culture, the Ballet Hispánico School of Dance is a leading center of excellence in dance education accessible to the community at large.
WINTER WEATHER UPDATE
Classes are scheduled as normal for December 2, 2019.
Your safety is our first priority, so please exercise caution and discernment in deciphering what is best for your family. Please note that absences due to weather will be excused with advance notice from a parent/gaurdian.
Michelle Manzanales - Director, School of Dance
School Year 2019-20
Register and learn more about our three school divisions:
Los Pasitos Early Childhood Program (ages 2-5)
Encuentros Open Class Program (ages 6-18)
La Academia: Pre-Professional and Professional Program (ages 7-23)
"Ballet Hispánico offered a variety of the techniques that prepared me far beyond my imagination. It taught me to be the dancer I am today." -Linda Celeste Sims, Principal Dancer, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
"We have terrific talent on Broadway, film, and TV who were trained at Ballet Hispánico." -Broadway star Chita Rivera
Ballet Hispánico is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD).
Major funding for the Ballet Hispánico School of Dance is provided by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation.
Dedicated support for the School of Dance is provided by Jody and John Arnhold, Con Edison, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and The Ted Snowdon Foundation. Public support is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The School of Dance is also funded, in part, by the Ballet Hispánico Endowment Fund and patrons of Ballet Hispánico's Annual Spring Gala. We thank all of our other individual and institutional donors for their generosity.
*Ballet Hispánico’s facility offers full accessibility to those with disabilities.
Photo (c) Hayim Heron