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News & Reviews

June 6, 2019

do NYC: Ballet Hispánico Joins Four World-Renowned Dance Companies for the Two-Day Hudson River Dance Festival  PDF

 Ballet Hispánico joins four world-renowned dance companies for the two-day Hudson River Dance Festival June 6 & 7, 2019 at 7pm.  

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May 7, 2019

ABC News: Dancing with the Stars honored at Ballet Hispánico's Carnaval Gala  PDF

 A special event was held in Manhattan Monday night celebrating the art of dance. Ballet Hispánico held its 2019 Carnaval Gala at the Plaza Hotel. The event featured original dance routines meant to unite and inspire, one dance at a time.

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April 10, 2019

THE SPIRIT: WESTY 2019 Honoree: Dance in the neighborhood  PDF

 Eduardo Vilaro, 54, fell in love with dance when he played Linus in his eighth grade production of “You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and made up a routine involving a towel for the part. “I was hooked,” he says. After that, he pulled his “Billy Elliott stunt” and began telling his parents he was going to Brazilian martial arts class when in fact he was sneaking into the ballet studio next door.

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June 5, 2019

Ballet Hispánico Joins Four World-Renowned Dance Companies for the Two-Day Hudson River Dance Festival June 6 & 7, 2019 at 7pm  PDF

 Ballet Hispánico, America’s leading Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance as one of the companies in the Hudson River Dance Festival on Pier 63 Lawn Bowl at W. 23rd Street, NYC. The festival is FREE and details are available at

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May 10, 2019

BALLET HISPÁNICO’s CARNAVAL Gala 2019 Honored Lourdes Lopez and Dancing with the Stars, Raised $1.2 Million  PDF

 Ballet Hispánico’s Carnaval Gala on May 6, 2019 at The Plaza Hotel raised $1.2 million in support of the organization’s artistic, educational, and community outreach programs in New York City, across the United States and around the world.

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April 3, 2019


Ballet Hispánico will honor Lourdes Lopez, Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet, with the Ballet Hispánico Toda Una Vida–Lifetime Achievement Award for her glass ceiling-shattering career as a Principal Dancer with the New York City Ballet, her extraordinary artistic leadership in the classical dance world, and for being a cultural ambassador for dance. The Ballet Hispánico Nuestra Inspiración Award will be awarded to the television sensation Dancing with the Stars for nurturing a new generation of dance lovers, inspiring people to dance, and showcasing dance in all of its diversity.

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