Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate with Ballet Hispánico!

September 15 - October 15

At Ballet Hispánico, we honor Latinx dance and culture through our work each day. Hispanic Heritage Month enables us to showcase our heritage with great pride, highlighting the many contributions our vibrant community and artists have made and continue to make to this country.

Upcoming Events

Virtual A La Calle Block Party

October 1, 2021

Ballet Hispánico's kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month programming with a virtual rendition of the annual A La Calle Virtual Block Party! Company dancers and School of Dance students perform alongside guests from Bombazo Dance Company, Calpulli Mexican Dance Company, and Contra Tiempo in a festive celebration fusing dance and culture. Sponsored by Con Edison of New York, Popular Bank, and Mutual of America.

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Diálogos: Colorism in the Arts and Anti-blackness within Latinx Communities

October 5, 2021

Ballet Hispánico's Community Arts Partnerships partners with the Moss Arts Center to discuss the sources and effects of colorism and anti-blackness in the arts with experts from Ballet Hispánico and Virginia Tech University. To register for this event, please click here.

Contemporary Dance Series at the New York Botanical Garden

October 9-10, 2021

See an outdoor Company performance at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx exploring the infinite possibilities of our connection with nature and each other, through the lens of America's leading Latinx dance organization. To attend this performance, please find New York Bontanical Garden ticket and visit information here.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration with Ballet Hispánico Sponsored by First Republic

October 12, 2021

Watch a performance by the Company then get moving to the beats of Salsa, Mambo, and Merengue in a Latin Social Dance Class led by Company dancers. This virtual event is designed for the whole family with basic movements that everyone can enjoy and follow. Follow along and connect virtually with one another through the joy of dance and Latinx cultures made possible thanks to First Republic. Registration for this event is available here.

Diálogos: Ballet Hispánico's 50 Year Legacy

October 15, 2021

Artistic Director & CEO Eduardo Vilaro unites with other leading Latinx artists to examine the past, present, and future of Ballet Hispánico in another installation of Diálogos; the culminating event of our HHM celebrations.

To register for this event, click here.

Additional Highlights

  • Ballet Hispánico will be featured in Google Arts & Culture’s "Latino Cultures in the US," a hub to highlight the contributions and experiences of Latinos in the United States. The online exhibits created for Hispanic Heritage Month feature the Company’s history, artists and ongoing legacy.

Hispanic Heritage Month

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