Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.
Adult $45.00 •
Child $25.00 •
The most celebrated and longest-running dance company in Mexico, Ballet Folklorico shares the beauty and excitement of its country’s traditions in a heady rush of tapping heels, dazzling costumes and seductive rhythms. Founded more than 50 years ago by dancer and choreographer Amalia Hernández to preserve the historical culture of Mexico, the company has received more than 200 awards recognizing the troupe’s artistic achievements. Larger-than-life set pieces and a huge cast of 75 dancers, singers and musicians combine to create a unique spectacle— from the complex dances of ancient Mexico’s indigenous peoples to boisterous steps set to the popular La Bamba.