By Jennifer Mulson
30 October 2019
It’s not only the fields of media and politics coming to terms with their century-long misogyny; it’s also the world of dance.
When you take in a Ballet Hispánico show, you’re watching one company’s effort to bring equality to the dance world. Over the past three years, the Manhattan-based Latino dance organization has made efforts to feature female choreographers and increase the women’s visibility.
“The #MeToo movement is also affecting us,” said Eduardo Vilaro, artistic director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico. “Everyone thinks the arts don’t face it, but they do too. The dance world has been a male-dominated world, with women playing the swan or themselves as marginalized. This is a way of really moving the needle.”
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