Ballet Hispanico NY
Founded in 1970 by Artistic Director Tina Ramirez, Ballet Hispanico has an innovative repertory that fuses ballet, modern and Latin dance forms into a spirited image of the contemporary Hispanic world. Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, the company has performed for over two million people. The Ballet Hispanico School has forged a reputation among the nation's leading professional training programs, offering a balanced curriculum in classical ballet, modern and Spanish dance - a practice unique among America's dance training institutions. The Ballet's education programs, Primeros Pasos, are designed to serve students, educators, dance audiences and the general public, and annually bring Ballet Hispanico's unique blend of dance and Hispanic culture to over 20,000 participants.