A ceremony to honor the passing of dance innovator Tina Ramirez, the founding artistic director of Ballet Hispánico, was held on Saturday, February 18, 2023, at 92NY. The event offered tribute, in both words and in movement, to all that Ramirezcreated. The memorial featured performances by the Ballet Hispánico Company and School of Dance with guest artists. Among those offering remarks and remembrances were Kate Lear, chair of the Board of Directors; Eduardo Vilaro, artistic director & CEO; Verdery Roosevelt, former executive director; artist Nancy Ticotin; Council Member Gale A. Brewer; and Jody Gottfried Arnhold, founder of the Dance Education Laboratory (DEL), and 92NY and Ballet Hispánico board chair emeritus.

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