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News & Reviews

July 25, 2019

Ballet Hispánico: CARMEN.maquia  PDF

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premiere Latin dance organization, brings its celebrated CARMEN.maquia, a sensual, full-length work created by Spanish choreographer Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, inspired by Bizet's beloved opera.

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July 25, 2019

NAS Announces Chief Executive Program Cohort  PDF

NAS is pleased to announce the exceptional leaders selected to its fifth class of the Chief Executive Program including Ballet Hispánico's General Manager, Joshua Preston. At a time when many arts and culture executives feel increasingly isolated and under-supported, the Chief Executive Program connects an international cohort of CEOs to explore leadership and strengthen their efforts to drive change in their organizations, communities and in the cultural field.

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July 25, 2019

Over 80% of Ballets are Still Choreographed By Men  PDF

Ballet Hispánico falls on the short list of dance organizations supporting and creating space for women leadership in dance. "By and large, the companies programming the most works by women are relatively small ones: Ballet Hispánico, Eugene Ballet Company, Dayton Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Sacramento Ballet, Ballet Austin, Cincinnati Ballet, Charlotte Ballet and Ballet Memphis.

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Press Releases

August 1, 2019

Ballet Hispánico in collaboration with the Apollo Theater presents The World Premiere of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Tiburones  PDF

Ballet Hispánico, the nation’s premier Latino dance organization, returns to the Apollo stage on Friday and Saturday, November 22 and 23, 2019 at 8:00pm with a program that continues its commitment to staging works by female, Latinx choreographers. Ballet Hispánico is sponsored by GOYA, which has sponsored the company since 1977.

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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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