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Ballet Hispanico

New York City's SummerStage ​Performing Arts Festival ​Celebrates ​5​0 Years of FANIA Records at a Park Near You

Karim Orange | Posted 09.14.2014 | New York
Karim Orange

With ​the ​rising costs of living in New York City, it's not always affordable to attend arts ​events​, but each year City Parks Foundation...

Diversity Mambo - Fighting Stereotype Through Dance

Eduardo Vilaro | Posted 12.22.2013 | Latino Voices
Eduardo Vilaro

Recently I received an email from an audience member asking me to consider the importance of having "only Spanish dancers" as part of Ballet Hispanico, the dance company I direct. For me, being Latino is a complex and personal experience that cannot be neatly branded.

Ballet Hispanico School of Dance Rocks

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts
Traci L. Slatton

It was with great pleasure that I found myself at the orientation meeting for the General Program at Ballet Hispanico, where Director AnaMaria Correa welcomed me with a warm handshake.

Cayetano Soto - New Dance Visions From Spain

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Cayetano Soto is one of the leading young choreographers of contemporary dance. His work is in demand all over the world and he has more big commissions coming up soon.

Why Dance Is Essential for Our Youth

Kate Lear | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Kate Lear

As board chair of Ballet Hispanico, I see firsthand the swan-like alteration that takes place in our programs. Many of our students are from under-privileged environments, but when they open our door, a palpable look of calm and excitement washes over their faces as everything else is left behind.

My Visit to Penumbra Theatre

Michael Kaiser | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

I have been anxious about the precarious nature of this country's arts organizations of color; it is ironic that while minorities are becoming a majority and playing increasingly important political roles, arts organizations of color are at a low ebb.

Falling in Love With Dance

Christopher Duggan | Posted 03.07.2013 | Arts
Christopher Duggan

One of my very first jobs in New York City was working at the box office at The Joyce Theater. Ballet Hispanico performed that season. The company danced Good Night Paradise by Ramon Oller, and I was totally taken away. It swept me off my feet.

Ballet Hispanico's New Executive Director; Continuing a Tradition of Inclusive Integration

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

When I think of the term "Hispanic" I am conscious of the fact that I'm referring to a widely diverse group of cultures. In viewing the repertory of B...

For Artists & Arts Organizations: 6 Steps to Building Your Base Through Authentic Engagement

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

This past Monday (Nov. 15th), I gave a talk for Women in Development, New York at El Museo del Barrio. The topic was 'Fundraising in the Age of Social...

Verdery Roosevelt's Departure

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Verdery Roosevelt is largely responsible for building a thriving, important dance organization, one of the most important Latino arts organizations in the nation.