LAS VEGAS – This fall, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Mexico’s premier folkloric dance company, Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernandez, to the Reynolds Hall stage on Oct. 15. This one-night-only engagement will dazzle audience members with classic choreography and vibrant costumes inspired by traditional Mexican folklore set against a contemporary backdrop. Featuring dance numbers from pre-Colombian civilizations to the modern era, this cultural export adds to the matrix of prestigious performances at The Smith Center. Ballet Folklórico de México will perform in Reynolds Hall on Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. and tickets, on sale now, start at $25. For more information, please visit TheSmithCenter.com.
Ballet Folklórico de México is making its way back to the United States, by popular demand, for another well-received coast-to-coast tour featuring encore showcases of the company’s acclaimed choreography. Founded in 1952 by celebrated dancer and choreographer Amalia Hernández, Ballet Folklórico fuses multi-generational music, dance and costumes to represent Mexico’s time-honored traditions. Performing regularly at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, one of Mexico City’s most iconic venues, the company has conceptualized and choreographed 40 ballets that feature 76 folk dancers who have expertly trained throughout North America.
Tickets may be purchased by visiting the box office at The Smith Center, by phone at 702.749.2000 or online at TheSmithCenter.com.