By Walter Rutledge
Ballet Hispanico begins a two-week New York City season Tuesday April 14 at the Joyce Theatre. The season will an eclectic mix ranging from a modern remake of an opera inspired classic, to a eighties showgirl tease. The season continues Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro vision of celebrating the Latino culture. O&A NYC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Walter Rutledge sat down with Vilaro to discuss the upcoming season and more.
Conversation With Eduardo Vilaro
Variations on the word premiere permeate the 2015 New York City season. There is a world premiere by Mexico-based choreographer Miguel Mancillas, the New York City premiere of Show Girl by Miami-based award-winning choreographer Rosie Herrera and the Joyce premiere of an evening-length Picasso-inspired contemporary take on Bizet’s beloved classic CARMEN.maquia by Gustavo Ramírez Sansano. Sansano’s El Beso, Sombrerísimo by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and Celia Cruz-inspired Asuka by Cuban-American Vilaro complete the program.
For tickets and a complete schedule of performance visit joyce.org.