Celebrate and offer an authentic representation of Latinx heritage, culture and traditions.
Empower students to express their personal experiences through improvisation, movement creation and/or the practice of Latinx dance forms.
Utilize Ballet Hispánico's Company repertoire as a resource providing access points for movement, socio-political and cultural context.
Provide a platform that invite participants to formulate opinions about their social and cultural environment.
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Performances for Young People (PYP)
Performances for Young People take audiences on a guided journey through Latinx dance and culture. This interactive, fun-filled exploration features excerpts of the Ballet Hispánico repertoire narrated by our artistic leadership. Music, cultural connections, choreography insights, and history come together to deepen the audience’s experience of dance. Students are exposed to world-class choreographers and cultural contexts while learning about Latinx icons such as, Celia Cruz and Tito Puente. We provide audiences the opportunity to interact with our teaching artists and educators through a live dance session and a Q&A. Performances for Young People are currently offered virtually.
School Day and After School Dance Residencies
Residencies are ongoing, sustained and sequential dance classes of traditional, social and/or contemporary dance forms that are derived from the multicultural Latinx experiences. Classes offer activities and choreographic resources that explore the concepts of identity, voice, empowerment and celebration of diversity. Students will have the opportunity to learn dances in addition to create movement inspired by their personal reflections, stories and responses to Ballet Hispánico’s repertoire. Dance residencies are currently offered in-person or virtually.
Workshops are dance sessions customized to the needs, of the participants including programs targeted to early childhood, families and senior citizens. Workshops focus on cultural context and on the techniques of traditional, social and/or contemporary dance forms that are derived from the multicultural Latinx experiences. Workshops are currently offered in-person or virtually.
Conversations with the Artists
A conversation exploring the interconnections of the arts, social justice, and Latino cultures. These forums include a panel of distinguished speakers who create a safe space where participants share in discussions that help bring a better understanding of dance, race, and culture. Coversations are currently offered virtually.