First-ever Latina Rockette dances “In the Heights” at 66

34 years before Lillian Colón appeared in the new film, she was the first Latina Rockette.

Watching “In the Heights,” the hot summer movie launching in theaters and on HBO Max this week, you’ll see the effervescent 66-year-old dancer Lillian Colón. This is the first big film for Colón, a native New Yorker and Puerto Rican who became the first Latina Radio City Rockette in 1987. Read more on https://www.nextavenue.org