Grant Recipient Details

Location

New York, NY

Project Title
Doña Peron
Fiscal Year Awarded
2021
Grant or Program
National Dance Project Production Grant
Grant Amount
$56,500

Ballet Hispánico will continue its legacy of reclaiming and retelling the stories of the Latinx world by commissioning a new full-length work by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa based on the life of Evita Peron. The work will present episodes in Peron’s life that led to her becoming a powerful icon of the Argentinian people. A nonlinear series of “snapshots” will capture the essence of Evita’s strength, struggle, and emergence as a leader and change agent. The work will premiere in spring 2022 and be included in a national and international tour.

Estimated Artist Fee: $30,000/performance; $60,000/week.

Presenter Partners

  • Detroit Opera House (Detroit, MI)
  • New Orleans Ballet Association (New Orleans, LA) 

Tour Coordinator

Matthew Bledsoe
Executive Vice President
IMG Artists
Tel. 212-994-3565
US Mobile: +1 917-991-8540
EU Mobile: +34 633 591150

Joshua Preston
Chief Operating Officer
Ballet Hispánico
Tel. 312-420-6911    

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Work Sample & Photo

 

A group of dancers perform below a light up piranha.
photo by Paula Lobo