Ballet Hispanico Raised Over One Million Dollars during it's Annual Gala 2016 !

NEW YORK (SMI-WIRE,05.16.16) The Ballet Hispanico raised more than $1 million in support of the company's artistic and educational work in New York City and around the country, during it's annual Gala 2016 at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.

 

Attendees: Gala Chairs Jody and John Arnhold, Kate Lear and Jon LaPook, and David Pérez and Milena Alberti; Benefactors Martin and Perry Granoff, James F. McCoy and Alfio J. Hernandez, Charle S. Wortman and Laura Baldwin, Jessica Rodriguez, Beth Owen-Wade, Brian and Shirley Colona, Michelle and Stephen Dizard, The Fribourg Family, Lisa and Mehmet Oz, Raul Pineda, Michael Rankowitz and Sheila Heffron, Olivier Rustat, Herb Scannell;Eduardo Vilaro, Lili Estefan, Rosie Herrera, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Stephen Dizard, Therese Caruso, Rita Rodriguez, Herb Scannell, James F. McCoy, Phil Colón, Olivier Rustat, Tina Ramirez, Richard Feldman, Sandra Rivera, Kathy Ross-Nash, Pedro Ruiz, Nancy Ticotin, Nancy Turano, Vanessa Valecillos, Rodney Hamilton, Linda Celeste Sims, Gale Brewer Manhattan Borough President, Marty and Perry Granoff , John and Gaily Beineke, Yue Bonnet, Cecilla Caceres, Cosme Caceres, Anne Cohen, John and Paula Connor, Paul Ellis/PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Winston B. Layne, Maggie Lear, Teresa Narvaez, Florence Peyrelongue, Ann and Richard Sarnoff, Glenn Allen Sims, Heidi Stamas, and Richard and Maritza Williamson, Roger Kluge, Denise Roberts Hurlin.

 

ABOUT BALLET HISPÁNICO

Celebrating 45 years of sharing and reflecting the ever-changing diversity of Latino cultures, Ballet Hispánico is the new expression of American contemporary dance. Led by Artistic Director & CEO Eduardo Vilaro, the Company has produced world-class, multifaceted performances that have featured master works by Nacho Duato, cutting-edge premieres by Cayetano Soto and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and live music collaborations with renowned artists such as Paquito D'Rivera and Ruben Blades-to name a notable few. Ballet Hispánico has performed for audiences totaling over 3 million, throughout 11 countries, and on 3 continents. Through the work of its professional company, school of dance, and community arts education programs, Ballet Hispánico celebrates the dynamic aesthetics of the Hispanic diaspora, building new avenues of cultural dialogue and sharing the joy of dance with all communities.

 

 

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EDUARDO VILARO (BALLET HISPANICO-CEO)_ BALLET HISPANICO ANNUAL GALA 2016 ! SMI P_0469 copy
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LINDA CELESTE SIMS (BALLET HISPANICO HONOREE)_ BALLET HISPANICO ANNUAL GALA 2016 ! SMI P_0455 copy
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ROSIE HERRERA  (ARTISTIC DIRECTOR , ROSIE HERRERA DANCE THEATER)_BALLET HISPANICO ANNUAL GALA 2016 !
LILI ESTEFAN (UNVISION CO-HOST EL GORDO y LA FLACA)_ BALLET HISPANICO ANNUAL GALA 2016 ! SMI E_0599
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