Ballet Folklorico de Mexico visits Miller
Feb. 12, 2010
KALAMAZOO--Acclaimed international dance company Ballet Folklorico de Mexico will visit Western Michigan University for a single performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 7, at Miller Auditorium.
Founded in 1952 by Amalia Hernandez, Ballet Folklorico sets itself apart by combining its artists' talents with the traditional music, elaborate dance and ornate costumes of Mexican culture. The result is a stunning performance that disseminates the rich tradition and folklore of Mexico throughout the world.
Having performed more than 5,000 shows, Ballet Folklorico has received some 200 different awards recognizing its artistic merits. It has been hailed by the New York Times as "A fast-paced, entertaining show that can make viewers want to rush right off to Mexico."
Ballet Folklorico de Mexico is part of the Miller Auditorium Spotlight Series and is sponsored in part by Coca-Cola. Tickets are on sale now and range from $15 to $35. They are available by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858, online at millerauditorium.com, or by visiting the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office. Groups of 15 or more should call (269) 387-2312 for special discounts.
Media contact: Bethany Gauthier, (269) 387-2245, firstname.lastname@example.org