Ballet Folklórico de México
Presented By Overture Center

Ballet Folklórico de México

Tue, Nov 6

Overture Hall: $20 - $50

Tue 11/06/18 7:30 PM


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1 hour 40 minutes plus a 20 minute intermission


All Ages

Add to Calendar 11/06/2018 07:30 PM 11/06/2018 09:30 PM America/Chicago Ballet Folklórico de México The renowned Ballet Folklórico de México dances into Overture with ballet works and music that represent the traditional culture of Mexico. With colorful costumes, precise choreography and soaring music, the 2018 tour reflects Mexican folklore from pre-Colombian civilizations to the modern era. Founded in the ‘50s by dancer and choreographer Amalia Hernandez, the magical presentations by multiple persons that also are part history lesson, continue to entertain and inspire audiences across the world. Overture Hall, Overture Center for the Arts false MM/DD/YYYY

Generously Underwritten by Joe & Mary Ellyn Sensenbrenner

In 2018, Ballet Folklórico de México will return to the United States for an extended multi-city tour featuring renewed performances of the company’s classic choreography. Founded in 1952 by dancer and choreographer Amalia Hernández, Ballet Folklórico brings together the music, dance and costume of Mexican folklore from pre-Colombian civilizations through the modern era. With its permanent home at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, one of Mexico City’s most historic venues, the company has developed choreography for 40 ballets, composed of 76 folk dancers who have performed extensively across Mexico and abroad.

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