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Time: January 23, 2018 all day
Location: Cal State LA
Street: 5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90032
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: http://www.calstatela.edu/
Event Type: dance
Organized By: Emily
Latest Activity: Jan 23, 2018
California State University, Los Angeles has partnered with Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, to launch a ground-breaking program, Community Arts Partnership LA in 2018.
Cal State LA will host Ballet Hispánico as a company-in-residence, serving greater Los Angeles. This unique partnership will feature annual performances by the internationally acclaimed Ballet Hispánico company as well as community classes, arts integration classes for public schools, interdisciplinary courses at Cal State LA, and workshops for students of all ages. This new partnership will create a space where arts learning and cultural engagement open more avenues for students interested in the arts.
"This innovative collaboration with California State University, Los Angeles is an extraordinary opportunity to impact the LA communities with Ballet Hispánico's mission of bringing communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures," said Eduardo Vilaro, artistic director and CEO. "As an organization which has transformed the lives of young people for almost fifty years, Ballet Hispánico is thrilled to work with Cal State LA. "
Cal State LA President William A. Covino said Ballet Hispánico will help enrich the cultural landscape of Los Angeles.
"We appreciate Ballet Hispánico's commitment to providing educational opportunities for our community," Covino said. "This collaboration aligns with Cal State LA cradle-to-career initiatives that provide higher education pathways for our youth. We look forward to a rewarding partnership with this renowned dance company."