9 Celebrities You Never Knew Were Dancers
9 Celebrities You Never Knew Were Dancers
By Briana Trusty | 07/25/2015 - 11:00

Today, they're some of the biggest stars in Hollywood, but everybody has to start somewhere.


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10 Latina Ballerinas You Should Know
8 Latina Ballerinas You Need to Know
By Briana Trusty | 07/07/2015 - 15:33

Misty Copeland made history recently when she became the first African-American wom


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Misty Copeland Becomes American Ballet Theater's First Black Principal
Misty Copeland Becomes American Ballet Theatre's First Black Principal
By Raquel Reichard | 06/30/2015 - 14:40

American ballet dancer Misty Copeland is making history.


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Ballet Hispanico at The Joyce Theater
Ballet Hispanico Explores Latino Culture at NYC's Joyce Theater
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.


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Ballet Hispanico's CARMEN.maquia
Latina Loves: Meet the Dancers Behind Ballet Hispanico's CARMEN.maquia
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.


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Inspiring Latina of the Week: Ballet Dancer Jenna Graves
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Ballet Dancer Jenna Graves
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.


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Penelope on Losing the Baby Weight
Penelope Cruz Endorses the Mediterranean Diet
By Lee Hernandez | 05/13/2011 - 13:00

Want to shed your post-pregnancy pounds like Penelope Cruz? Then start eating like a Spanish woman!


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