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OUR MISSION STATEMENT

We aim to expose children to a variety of cultural expressions in the classical Spanish arts to serve as a vehicle for creativity and discovery, and to make connections with modern life in NYC.

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Comprehensive programs for students of all abilities in classical Spanish arts.

Multicultural curriculum with tangible impacts on social and team-building skills. 

Integrated content that enhances school curricula in areas of literacy, social and emotional wellbeing. 

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Watch our most

recent performance

2020 Hispanic Cultural Month Celebration "Danzas de Ida y Vuelta"

Hispanic Cultural Month Celebration, in collaboration with

Bronx Council for the Arts, the New York City Parks and Recreation and Balam Dance Theater

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"I’ve seen kids change completely after being in musicals. Their confidence goes up, their behavior gets better!"

— Erin Young

Music Specialist at PS 8 Manhattan

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“I like singing! I like singing because it is a part of me! I loved having all of my classmates [on stage] with me. It was fun!” 

— Lizbeth Gonzalez

4th grade, PS 8 Manhattan

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…Trio of Paintings… is unique, offering a one-of-a-kind experience to learn traditional Hispanic dance and song in conjunction with the history behind these works of art and their leading ladies. Anna Tonna and Anna de la Paz engage students, getting everyone out of their seats for a lively and dynamic class.

— Cristina Domenech

Head of Education and Public Programs, Hispanic Society  Museum & Library

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"Bravo to the performers of Danzas de Ida y Vuelta and the Hispanic Cultural Center for this magnificent event. What a treat for our Bronx community to experience what Poe Park is historically known for: concerts at Poe Park; the epicenter of arts and culture in the Bronx. I am thrilled to have been a part of making this happen."  

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— Lucy Aponte

NYC Parks Community Associate

at The Poe Park Visitor Center

“As teaching artists, we are coming in and giving [kids] a taste of the kind of discipline they would be exposed to in the real world and that is very important!”

— Pablo Zinger

HCA teaching artist

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Learn more about our programs

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