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2016

November 2, 2016

Ballet Hispánico Announces 2016/2017 International Tour  PDF

Ballet Hispánico, the nation’s leader in bringing communities together to celebrate Latino cultures through dance, announces its 2016/2017 International Tour to Cuba, Israel and Serbia, where the company will bring its signature brand of Latin-inspired contemporary dance. 

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October 21, 2016

Eduardo Vilaro CEO and Artistic Director of Ballet Hispánico to Receive NYSAFLT Culture through the Arts Award  PDF

 Eduardo Vilaro, Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director of Ballet Hispánico, will receive the NYSAFLT Culture through the Arts Award.

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September 30, 2016

Ballet Hispánico presents Diálogos at the Arnhold Center Flamenco: Finding Voice Through Fusion  PDF

 Ballet Hispánico, celebrating over 45 years of bringing individuals and communities together to celebrate and explore Latino Cultures, announces the continuation of its new conversation series, Diálogos at the Arnhold Center, which explores the connections between the arts, social justice, and Latino culture.

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September 12, 2016

Ballet Hispánico Announces New Salsa & Flamenco Classes for Adults  PDF

Just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month, Ballet Hispánico introduces new adult class offerings in Salsa and Flamenco at the company’s School of Dance at 167 W. 89th Street, NYC. 

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June 29, 2016

Ballet Hispánico's CARMEN.maquia and Club Havana featured in encore screenings of the film series Lincoln Center at the Movies  PDF

Ballet Hispánico, the nation’s preeminent Latino dance institution, will be featured in encore screenings of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance, a film series presenting performances by three of America’s leading companies: Ballet Hispánico, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and San Francisco Ballet. 

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April 19, 2016

Ballet Hispánico Announces "Carnaval" 2016 Gala to Benefit Programs That Celebrate Latino Culture Through Dance  PDF

 On Monday, May 16, 2016, Ballet Hispánico proudly honors Richard E. Feldman with the Civic Inspiration Award and Linda Celeste Sims with the Nuestra Inspiración Award at its annual Gala in The Plaza Hotel’s Grand Ballroom, 768 Fifth Avenue, NYC.

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2015

December 9, 2015

Eduardo Vilaro Named Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ballet Hispanico  PDF

The Board of Directors of Ballet Hispanico, the nation’s preeminent Latino dance institution, announced today that Eduardo Vilaro will assume the newly created position of Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ballet Hispanico, effective immediately.

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October 16, 2015

Ballet Hispanico celebrated the Grand Opening of Ballet Hispanico at the Arnhold Center & the Ford Foundation Lobby  PDF

Ballet Hispanico announced the grand opening of Ballet Hispanico at the Arnhold Center & the Ford Foundation Lobby on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 167 W. 89th Street.

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October 15, 2015

Ballet Hispanico's CARMEN.maquia and Club Havana featured in inaugural film series Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American  PDF

Ballet Hispanico will be featured in Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance, a film series presenting performances by four of America’s leading companies: Ballet Hispanico, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Ballet and San Francisco Ballet.

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September 16, 2015

Ballet Hispanico receives $500,000 Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Leadership Grants Program for Dance  PDF

 Ballet Hispanico is one of 18 dance companies recognized by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) through the first-ever Leadership Grants Program for Dance.

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July 31, 2015

Ballet Hispanico announces National Audition in Chicago for 2015-2016 Season  PDF

 The Ballet Hispanico company, under the Artistic Direction of Eduardo Vilaro, will hold open auditions (no reservation required) for its 2015-2016 season on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 3pm at Lou Conte Dance Studio in Chicago, IL.

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May 29, 2015

Ballet Hispanico Selected Mexican-American Choreographer Michelle Manzanales For Its Latest Installment of Instituto Coreografic  PDF

 Ballet Hispanico presented the latest installment of its choreographic institute, Instituto Coreografico, with a showing held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the company's headquarters at 167 W. 89th street, NYC. This year's Instituto Coreografico featured Mexican-American choreographer and Ballet Hispanico Rehersal Director Michelle Manzanales, who was paired with filmmaker Fernando Venegas Traba and photographer Madeline Campisano.

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April 6, 2015

Ballet Hispanico Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro Recognized as Outstanding Artist ArtsWestchester's 50th Anniversary Initiative  PDF

 Ballet Hispanico is proud to announce that artistic director Eduardo Vilaro has been recognized as an outstanding artist living or working in Westchester County through ArtsWestchester's 50th anniversary initiative "50 for 50". The fifty artists were selected through a competitive nomination process for the quality of their artistic work and their cultural contributions to the community.

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March 4, 2015

Ballet Hispanico Announces Two-Week New York Season at The Joyce Theater  PDF

 Ballet Hispanico returns to the Joyce Theater from April 14-26, 2015 with 15 performances featuring five dynamic programs.

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February 4, 2015

Ballet Hispanico To Bring Audience Favorites to Queens Theatre  PDF

 Ballet Hispanico will present a quartet of audience favorites at Queens Theatre on February 14-15, 2015. Performances: Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, Sunday at 3pm. 

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