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Program areas at Ballet Hispanico
Dance company: the company is a group of highly trained professionals who perform the works of latino choreographers for audiences around the world. Our repertory explores the diversity of latino cultures and brings innovative ways of experiencing and sharing a cultural dialogue. Representing a multitude of nationalities, our artists reflect the ever-changing face of our nation.
Community arts partnerships:community arts partnerships (cap) provide exploratory learning experiences of latino culture in schools, business, and community centers, public spaces and at university campuses. Cap includes in-school and after-school dance residencies that unite teaching artists with the school community, interactive performances featuring our second company, bhdos, and teacher training sessions, classroom workshops and master classes with Ballet hispnico's extraordinary company members. Cap brings the enjoyment of latino dance traditions to countless thousands across the country. The cap menu of activities in New York city offers in-school or after-school arts and education residencies, workshops in dance forms from spain and latin america, interactive performances by our teaching artists, and our Ballet Hispanico repertory excerpts in our performances for young people (pyp). The contrast of dance styles and genres within our cap program will allow the students to widen their perspectives of dance and culture while celebrating the rich diversity in our community's heritage
The school of dance: the Ballet Hispanico school of dance trains eclectic, versatile dancers who stand out in a competitive professional environment for their mastery of the classical Ballet tradition, contemporary techniques, and spanish dance. Accredited by the national association of schools of dance, the school empowers students by offering a holistic approach to movement discovery, including pre-professional training and classes for the novice dancer. The school also offers drop-in and workshops that provide cultural enrichment and the joy of dance to everyone.