Ballet Hispánico, America’s foremost Latinx dance company performs a fusion of classical, Latin and contemporary dance, powered by theatricality, athleticism and passion. The performance features a mix of energetic and unexpected choreography, lively and rhythmic music, vibrant costumes, animated staging and intermittent narration. The audience will be treated to a journey through the styles, origins and meanings of some of the most iconic Latin American and Spanish dance traditions, as seen through the eyes of contemporary choreographers. “Spicy, clap-along fun” and “a journey for the senses,” this experience offers students an introduction to Latinx culture and its origins, emphasizing the fusion of multiple influences in Latinx dance and music. The Company’s dancers are known to invite audience interaction, moving the party from the stage to the seats as they celebrate the joy and diversity of Latinx dance.