What My Teacher Taught Me: Lyvan Verdecia

Lyvan Verdecia and Melissa Fernandez When Ballet Hispánico’s Lyvan Verdecia was studying at the Cuban National Ballet School as a teenager, Martha Iris Fernandez helped him perfect his turns. “Male dancers in Cuba are known for their turns and their jumps. For me,...

What My Teacher Taught Me: Alessandra Corona

Alessandra Corona in rehearsal with Alexandre Barranco for Ramon Oller’s Thorns of the Crown After dancing with Ballet Hispanico for 12 years, Alessandra Corona found a mentor in Zvi Gotheiner, who encouraged her to take care of her body. “He teaches you to be...

Ballet Hispanico Headquarters Gets a Makeover

After two years of planning and construction, Ballet Hispanico has opened the doors of its newly renovated headquarters on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. “Ballet Hispanico is continuing its mission to be a beacon for communities to celebrate Latino culture,”...

Let's Go to the Movies

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Revelations This fall, great American dance is coming to a movie theater near you. The Lincoln Center at the Movies series kicked off on September 24 with screenings of San Francisco Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet in nearly 400...

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