Ballet Hispánico
Noche de Oro: A Celebration of 50 Years

Part of TPA’s 40th Anniversary Season

Saturday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. | Bass Concert Hall


Ballet Hispánico is one of America's cultural treasures and its leading Latinx dance organization.  Founded in 1970 by National Medal of Arts recipient Tina Ramirez, Ballet Hispánico brings communities together to celebrate and explore Latinx cultures through innovative dance performances, transformative dance training, and enduring community engagement experiences.

Last presented by Texas Performing Arts in 2002, the company returns to Austin as part of its 50th anniversary season.  The program celebrates generations of renowned Latinx choreographers. 

18+1 (2012), choregraphed by Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, with music by Pérez Prado.

Batucada Fantástica (1983), choreographed by Vicente Nebrada, with music by Luciano Perrone.

Cada Noche… Tango (1988), choreographed by Graciela Daniele, with music by Astor Piazzolla.

New Sleep (1987), choreographed by William Forsythe, with music by Thom Willems. A first-time collaboration between the company and this renowned choreographer in honor of its founder, Tina Ramirez.

Tiburone (2019), choreography by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, with music by Pérez Prado, Dizzy Gillespie, and The Funky Lowlives.


KMFA Classical 89.5 is a proud media sponsor of Texas Performing Arts' 40th Season.

Event Details

Ticket Information

  • Cost: $40-$60
  • Phone: 512.471.1444

Presenter Details

  • Name: Texas Performing Arts
  • Texas Performing Arts is the performing arts presenting program of The University of Texas at Austin and operates campus venues including Bass Concert Hall and McCullough Theatre. It is the home of the Lexus Broadway in Austin series. In calendar year 2019 Bass Concert Hall had the highest number of tickets sold of any theater in Austin, was #2 in the State of Texas and #22 in the world, according to industry publication Pollstar. Following a national search, Tony Award-winning producer Bob Bursey was appointed Executive Director in January, 2020.

Venue Details

  • Address: 2350 Robert Dedman Drive
  • City: Austin
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78712