Ballet Hispanico

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American Ballet Theatre New York City Center's Fall For Dance Festival features many familiar faces, including Alvin Ailey
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Ballet Hispanico's troupe is diverse to reflect "who we are as hybrids in the world." Pieces like Mancillas' are about what it means to be mortal and flawed, not what it's like to come from a specific race or ethnicity. The world isn't cookie cutter, and neither is Vilaro's company.
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With ​the ​rising costs of living in New York City, it's not always affordable to attend arts ​events​, but each year City
Latino Voices
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.
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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.
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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.
Impact
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.
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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.
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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.
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Both Eduardo Vilaro, the company's artistic director, and Mercedes Pablos, the school director, are former company members
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To preempt a virtual reenactment of the above scenario, relationship-building must be at the center of any non-profit or
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Verdery Roosevelt is largely responsible for building a thriving, important dance organization, one of the most important Latino arts organizations in the nation.