February 17, 2025 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Browning Center at WSU

Ballet Folklórico de México

Explosion of Color, Dance, and Culture

Monday, February 17, at 7:30PM
Browning Center at WSU

A living institution and ambassador of Mexican culture to the world, Ballet Folklórico is world renowned for embracing regional dance and incorporating traditional Mexican dress and folk music. Founded in 1952 by choreographer Amalia Hernández, Ballet Folklórico is Mexico’s most revered dance company, bringing together the mind-blowing music, dance, and costumes of Mexican folklore, from pre-Columbian civilizations through the modern era. Eye-popping colors “move in cascading lines…the gorgeous costumes and breathtaking formations keep coming, dance after dance” (The New York Times). The colors and movements flow into an abundant tapestry of Mexico’s cultural history. Enter cultural richness with the best dance company in the world in its genre: Ballet Folklórico de México.