Modern Dance Master Class
Tuesday | October 1 | 3:30-5:00pm
Memorial 300 Dance Studio
Winona State University
This class will include an Afro-Cuban warm up and give students the opportunity to learn repertoire from a section of one of Ballet Hispánico’s pieces. This class is open to intermediate and advanced dancers of high school age and older. Registration is required. Click here to register: ci.ovationtix.com/35225/production/1016965
Ballet Hispánico Welcome Reception
Tuesday | October 1 | 5:00-7:00pm
AmericInn by Windham | Winona
The Page Series is bringing Ballet Hispánico to Winona October 1-4 for community programs and a performance. Help welcome the artists of Ballet Hispánico to Winona as you enjoy conversation, light hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar at this casual happy hour reception.
Movement Workshop with Ballet Hispánico
Wednesday | October 2 | 10:45-11:45pm
Winona Friendship Center | 251 Main St.
This free movement workshop will explore Afro-Cuban and Latin social dance styles and culture. All ability levels are welcome. Modified movement, including participation from a chair, will be offered. To register, call 507-454-5212.
A Page in History: Ballet Hispánico
Wednesday | October 2 | 12:05-1:05pm
Winona County History Center | 160 Johnson St.
Learn about Ballet Hispánico and their work from the company’s artistic director and CEO, Eduardo Vilaro. Mr. Vilaro has infused Ballet Hispánico’s legacy with a bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance that reflects America’s changing cultural landscape. Born in Cuba and raised in New York from the age of six, he is a frequent speaker on the merits of cultural diversity and dance education. Vilaro also founded Luna Negra Dance Theater, who performed at the Page Theatre as part of the 2011-12 Page Series.
Ballet Master Class
Thursday | October 3 | 5:30-7:00pm
Valencia Arts Center | 1164 W Howard St.
This ballet master class led by Ballet Hispánico company members is for fast intermediate and advanced dancers ages 12 and up. Class will include barre work and center combinations. Click here to register: ci.ovationtix.com/35225/production/1017002
Latin Social Dancing with Ballet Hispánico
Thursday | October 3 | 7:00-9:00pm
Valencia Arts Center
Bring a friend and enjoy a fun night of Latin dance rhythms with Ballet Hispánico! The evening will start with a 50-minute lesson, including instruction in Salsa and Merengue, followed by a community dance for participants to try out their new skills. This event is open to participants of all ages and abilities. No experience necessary. Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.
The Performance Center at Saint Mary’s University is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.