By Raquel Reichard | 06/30/2015 - 14:40
American ballet dancer Misty Copeland is making history.
By Amanda Cargill | 04/16/2015 - 11:47
Ballet Hispanico is known for celebrating, exploring, and illuminating Latino culture. Last night at New York City's Joyce Theater, the renowned dance company did precisely that - and then some - with three diverse works by choreographers from Miami, Mexico, and Spain. Said Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro in a post-show Q&A, Ballet Hispanico advances the concept of dance by starting a conversation that asks "What is Latino culture? And what is Latino dance?"
Here, a look at and review of three pieces from the company's repertoire that address these questions.
By Kelli Acciardo | 12/01/2014 - 20:47
You may know the story of the gypsy "Carmen," based on the famous opera, but you may not have seen it reimagined as a ballet, choreographed by the brilliant Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, for a one night only show at The Apollo in New York City. THAT experience is unlike any other in the Latin dance space we've seen in quite some time.
By Valerie Tejeda | 03/26/2013 - 13:58
Jenna Graves, is a professional dancer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who always dreamed of performing on stage. Jenna just finished dancing for the world-renowned dance company Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2013 season at The Ailey Citigroup Theater (March 13 - 24). This is her second season with Ailey II. Being Puerto Rican, she is the only Latina dancer in the company of 12 dancers. Ms.