Dance for Joy

Ballet Hispánico, the premier Latino dance organization in the United States, performs three works at the Emelin Theatre on June 8. Sombrerísimo, choreographed by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, is inspired by the surrealist world of Belgian painter René Magritte. In Con Brazos Abiertos, choreographer Michelle Manzanales explores iconic Mexican symbols she was reluctant to embrace as an immigrant growing up in Texas. In Danzón, choreographer Eduardo Vilaro takes the traditional Cuban titular dance form and reinvents it with contemporary language in a joyous celebration. For more info, visit

A version of this article first appeared in the June issue of ArtsNews, ArtsWestchester’s monthly publication. ArtsNews is distributed throughout Westchester County. A digital copy is also available at

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