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Feb12
Theatre & Performing Arts

Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández


Celebrating its 70th annivesary, one of the most famous and celebrated companies in the world brings the culture, music, dance, and costumes of Mexico to Chicago. With “whirling, kaleidoscopic splendor” (Boston Globe), the Auditorium Theatre’s Visiting Resident Company journeys from the ancient Aztec era to modern day through dances inspired by rituals, revolutions, and festivals. Featuring the renowned choreography of company founder Amalia Hernández, who “brought a brilliant visual and theatrical sense to her dances” (The New York Times) and live music provided by the Ballet Folklórico de México ensemble.

Celebrando su 70 aniversario, una de las compañías más afamadas e ilustres del mundo trae la cultura, música, danzas y vestidos de México a Chicago. La compañía residente del Auditorium Theatre traza el trayecto de la cultura ancestral Azteca desde su raíz hasta la actualidad a través de danzas inspiradas en rituales, revoluciones y festivales con un ‘esplendor kaleidoscópico’ (Boston Globe). La compañía presenta las coreografías originales de Amalia Hernández, fundadora, quien ‘brindó un tinte visual y teatral deslumbrante’ (The New York Times) a sus bailes, aunadas a música en vivo tocada por el ensamble del Ballet Folklórico de México.

Photo courtesy of Ballet Folklórico de México.


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