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 (September 15 – October 15) 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.
As the nation’s largest Latinx dance organization and one of America’s Cultural Treasures, we’re excited to announce the following lineup of performances and events in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s robust roster of entertaining and engaging programming is sure to delight audiences and communities in the United States and Canada, including this year’s Celebración Latina.
Interested in booking an event with Ballet Hispánico for Hispanic Heritage Month?
Contact our Community Arts Partnerships team!
Buscando a Juan Panel Discussion
September 12, 2023
On Tuesday, September 12, Ballet Hispánico and MetLiveArts co-hosted a panel discussing Buscando a Juan, a new work choreographed by Eduardo Vilaro and inspired by The Met’s Juan de Pareja, Afro-Hispanic Painter exhibition. The panel featured Limor Tomer, Lulu C. and Anthony W. Wang General Manager, MetLiveArts; Vanessa K. Valdés, Co-Curator of the Juan de Pareja, Afro-Hispanic Painter exhibition; and Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director & CEO of Ballet Hispánico. Watch the panel discussion from September 12!
September 19, 2023
Ballet Hispánico's signature conversation series exploring the interconnections of the arts, social justice, and Latinx cultures, returned with Stonewall Diálogos: Creating Safe Spaces Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Latinx Heritage. This annual event took place on Tuesday, September 19 at the Stonewall Inn. This event has passed.
Eduardo Vilaro: Artistic Director & CEO, Ballet Hispánico
Angelica Christina: Queer Latina Activist, Model, Producer, and Trans Consultant
Dev Doee: Creative Director, Ali Forney Center
Princess Lockerooo: Artist, Director/Producer, Educator, and Activist
Tamia Santana: Chief Engagement and Inclusion Officer, Ballet Hispánico
North American Tour
September 14 - October 29, 2023
Ballet Hispánico’s professional Company brings the beauty of dance and awareness of Latinx culture to our northern neighbors with touring starting in Canada in mid-September, continuing throughout October to Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Connecticut, and the tri-state area, ending in Mexico. For more info regarding tour dates, please visit our Company calendar.
Virtual Performance for Young People (PYP)
September 27, 2023
Continue the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration by engaging in a virtual PYP! PYP’s take audiences on a guided journey through Latinx dance and culture. This interactive, fun-filled performance features excerpts of the Ballet Hispánico repertoire narrated by Ballet Hispánico’s Chief Engagement and Inclusion Officer, Tamia Santana. Music, cultural connections, choreographic insights, and history will come together to deepen the audience’s experience of dance. This event has passed.
Indigenous Peoples' Day Virtual Celebration
October 9, 2023
Join Ballet Hispánico as we celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day by honoring Indigenous Enterprise, a Native American collective founded in 2015 and based in Phoenix, Arizona. The virtual celebration will feature their concert at Lincoln Center. This event has passed.
October 15, 2023
This year’s community celebration, Celebración Latina, took place on Sunday, October 15, 2023, from 1:00pm - 5:00pm. Family members of all ages were invited to join the celebration on Ballet Hispánico Way at West 89th Street from Amsterdam Avenue to the front door of Ballet Hispánico’s headquarters for live music, dancing, and food from local vendors on the street and, inside the headquarters, for performances by the professional Company and students from the School of Dance, free dance classes, and so much more! This event has passed.