Ballet Hispánico is one of America’s leading Latino dance organizations. The contemporary dance company and ballet school also hosts talks and gives social dance lessons at its studios in the Upper West Side.
According to Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro, the Ballet Hispánico logo was inspired in part by New York Latin Culture Magazine’s logo.
Thank you Ballet Hispánico for sponsoring New York Latin Culture Magazine!
The Year at Ballet Hispánico
Ballet Hispánico celebrates its 50th Anniversary with company performances and guest appearances by Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights, Hamilton) and Rosie Perez (Soul Train, Do the Right Thing) on ballethispanico.org and the company’s Facebook and YouTube channels on Thursday, May 28, 2021 at 6:30pm ET. Free
Tuesday-Saturday, August 17-21, 2021
Workshops 4pm, Shows 7:30pm
Tuesday-Sunday, April 7-19, 2020
America’s leading Latino dance organization celebrates 50 years with Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, William Forsythe, Graciela Daniele, Vicente Nebrada, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Nacho Duato, Eduardo Vilaro, Andrea Miller, Pedro Ruiz and Ramón Oller.
Fri-Sat, November 22-23, 2019
HARLEM, NYC ~ The leading Latino dance organization in the U.S. explores Latin identity through female choreographers Anabelle Lopez Ochoa, Andrea Miller and Michelle Manzanales at the Apollo Theater
NEW YORK CITY ~ Apollo Theater, Purchase College, Westchester Community College, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Joyce Theater
CHELSEA; Tue-Sun, Mar 26-31, 2019; Cuban contemporary dance theatre ~ Explore the Latin diaspora with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa (Colombian), Edwaard Liang (Chinese) & Bennyroyce Royon (Filipino)
APOLLO THEATER, HARLEM, Fri-Sat, December 7-8, 2018 ~ America’s leading Latino dance company shows a Spanish contemporary take on Bizet’s French opera about the fiery Romani woman “Carmen”
APOLLO THEATER, HARLEM
LEHMAN CENTER, BRONX
JOYCE THEATER, CHELSEA
NEW YORK CITY CENTER, MIDTOWN ~ Mon-Sat, October 1-13, 2018 ~ $15 seats to watch four world-class companies a night. African, Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French & Romanian dancers or companies perform ballet, modern, contemporary and folkloric dances. Sells out every year!
Performance and discussion.
Ballet Hispánico and the Harkness Dance Center
92nd Street Y
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Friday, September 14, 2018
Special family program of Latin American dance and culture. Dance with Mom on stage.
United Palace Theatre
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Works by Spanish, Colombian, and Mexican choreographers, including two world premieres that salute the beloved Spanish poet Federico García Lorca.
Tuesday – Sunday
April 10 – 15, 2018
APOLLO THEATER, HARLEM, Fri-Sat, December 1-2, 2017 ~ “Con Brazos Abiertos” (With open arms)
44 West 63rd St
at Columbus Ave
Tuesday, November 13, 2017
APOLLO THEATER, HARLEM, November 20, 2015 ~ A review of the world premiere performance.
Ballet Hispánico Executive Director Lee Koonce (Colombian) talks about his career path, classical arts for communities, and Ballet Hispanico’s Fall 2015 Season.
November 10, 2015
BALLET HISPÁNICO, UPPER WEST SIDE, November 10, 2015 ~ Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro talks about being a Cuban-American dancer, developing Ballet Hispánico, and what it means to be Latino in the United States today
BALLET HISPÁNICO, UPPER WEST SIDE, November 10, 2015 ~ International Brazilian choreographer Fernando Melo discusses his “Untitled” World Premiere for Ballet Hispanico at the Apollo Theater