Ballet Hispanico - Naci. Photo by Rosalie O'Connor

In this podcast, Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispanico, choreographer and former principal dancer talks about his dance career, training with Martha Graham Company and The Alvin Ailey School, launching his own company and leading America’s leading Latino dance organisation.

This year Ballet Hispanico celebrates their 50th Anniversary. Listen to Eduardo talk about curating the celebratory programme that features renowned choreographers Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, William Forsythe, Nacho Duato, Andrea Miller, Ramón Oller, Vicente Nebrada, Pedro Ruiz, Graciela Daniele, as well as a piece of his own.

Ballet Hispanico - Melissa Verdecia. Photo by Rachel Neville
Ballet Hispanico – Melissa Verdecia. Photo by Rachel Neville

Eduardo also shares the history of the company and his vision for its future, plus the important education and community work to explore and engage more dancers and audiences in Latino culture and dance. He also gives his insights into the challenges facing dancers today and has some words of advice.

Ballet Hispanico 50th Anniversary programme is heading on a USA and international tour – check dates and locations here.

Follow Eduardo and Ballet Hispanico on Instagram: @ervilaro  @ballethispanico

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Ballet Hispanico - Antonio Cangiano and Shelby Colona. Photo by Rachel Neville
Ballet Hispanico – Antonio Cangiano and Shelby Colona. Photo by Rachel Neville
Eduardo Vilaro Headshot with Flower. Photo by Rachel Neville
Eduardo Vilaro Headshot with Flower. Photo by Rachel Neville