Kohlenberg Lyceum Series Presents Ballet Gran Folklorico de Mexico

The 2007-2008 season of Truman’s Kohlenberg Lyceum Series is proud to present Ballet Gran Folklorico de México. They will perform a spectacular program of folkloric dances and authentic music from several regions of Mexico at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in Baldwin Auditorium.  

Theo Shanab directs the worldwide traveling company of 35 singers, dancers, roper or floreador and musicians. Lino Ortega is the choreographer and Maria Elena Ramos is the coordinator. The traveling company has performed tours throughout Europe, Canada, Japan, Israel, Arabian Gulf, South America, as well as the United States.  

The Ballet Gran Folkorico de México presents a rhythmic, rapid-paced panorama depicting Mexico of the past and present. Swirling dancers, exuberant singers and talented musicians including Mariachi, Marimba and Jarocho (Veracruz) bands explode with energy and rhythm to the amusement of young and old.

Seating is general admission. Admission is free for students, faculty and staff with their University ID. Students may pick up tickets beginning Oct. 3 at the Student Activities Board Office, third floor of the Student Union Building. Faculty and staff may pick up tickets beginning Oct. 3 at the Center for Student Involvement, third floor of the Student Union Building.

The University requests that all patrons be seated five minutes prior to the performance. The University reserves the right to fill all seats, reserved and general admission, five minutes before the time of performance stated on the ticket. No refunds will be given.

Contact the Public Relations Office at 785.4016 for more information
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