Thursday, April 25, 2024

New York City Center

135 6 ½ Avenue at 56th Street

5:30pm Pre-Show Reception

6:30pm Premiere Performance

Transportation provided to the Plaza.

The Plaza

Fifth Avenue at Central Park South

Program, Dinner, and Dancing

Gala Dinner to follow Premiere Performance.

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GALA HIGHLIGHTS

NEW YORK CITY CENTER

PREMIERE PERFORMANCE

Celebrate Artistic Director & CEO Eduardo Vilaro’s 15th anniversary with an exclusive one-night performance featuring excerpts by renowned choreographers Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Pedro Ruiz, Michelle Manzanales, and Talley Beatty. Enjoy a special performance by American Ballet Theatre’s Principal Dancer Herman Cornejo, concluding with the world premiere of Buscando a Juan by Eduardo Vilaro. A night of artistic brilliance awaits

Program subject to change.
 

THE PLAZA HOTEL


DINNER

International Latin Cuisine

STUDENT PERFORMANCES

DANCING & DESSERT

SPANISH HARLEM ORCHESTRA

Three-Time Grammy Award Winner

Ballet Hispánico is the largest Latine/x/Hispanic cultural organization in the United States and one of America’s Cultural Treasures. The Quinceañera Gala will raise funds to further solidify Ballet Hispánico’s unique position as a vital leader and changemaker in dance, education, and the arts.

 

QUINCEAÑERA BLACK TIE CHIC

Please note: All Gala table and ticket purchases include tickets for the April 25 Gala Performance at New York City Center.


OUR HONOREES

NUESTRA INSPIRACIÓN AWARD

OSCAR MUNOZ

Former CEO & Chairman, United Airlines

In recognition of his role as the first Latino CEO of a major U.S. airline, and his transformative work to uplift communities

AWARD PRESENTED BY

MARCOS TORRES

Senior Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets

Ballet Hispánico Board Member

QUINCEAÑERA SEASON | 15TH ANNIVERSARY

EDUARDO VILARO

Artistic Director & CEO, Ballet Hispánico

In celebration of his extraordinary contributions to Ballet Hispánico, and to dance, Latine/x culture, and equity in the arts.

INTRODUCED BY

DARREN WALKER

President, Ford Foundation


GALA CHAIRS

Jody* & John Arnhold

Richard Feldman

Kate Lear* & Jonathan LaPook

David Pérez* & Milena Alberti-Pérez

Joseph Wayland* & Patricia Verrilli

GALA COMMITTEE

Melissa Alvarez-Downing* & Stuart Downing

Avance Investment Management

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera* & Stephen Dizard

Judy & Jamie Dimon

Auri Fenouil* & Sebastian Garcia

Ford Foundation

Matthew Ford*

Howard Gilman Foundation

Hiroko Ito*

Robert Kartheiser* & Caroline Walther-Meade

Sara* & Chris Lange

The Frances Lear Foundation

Richard & Juana Maloof*

Meow Wolf

Brett* & Lauren Perlmutter

Popular Bank

Francisco Ramírez-Valle*

Rita Rodriguez*

Samuel H. Scripps Foundation

Ronald Shechtman* & Lynne Meadow

Scott Tegethoff*

Jose* & Vanesa Tolosa

Marcos Torres*

Sergio Trujillo* and Jack Noseworthy

Danays Vichot*

Charles Wortman* & Laura Baldwin

Commitee in formation

Board Member*


For more information, contact the Development Office at [email protected].

Quinceañera Photos By: Richard Corman - Dancers: Omar Rivéra & Amanda del Valle

2024 Gala


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