On Saturday, Oct. 5, from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center Ballet Folklorico presents Fiesta Mexicana – Celebrating Culture through Dance Showcase.
Students from Cedar Ridge, Round Rock, Stony Point high schools, C.D. Fulkes and Hernandez middle schools study and practice classical and folkloric dance techniques; and perform together as Alma Mexicana Ballet Folklorico in traditional Mexican costumes.
Enjoy the artistry of four award-winning groups:
- Alma Mexicana Ballet Folklorico
- Round Rock Ballet Folklorico
- Guzman Ballet Folklorico
- Ballet Folklorico Orgullo Mexicano (Cedar Creek High School / Bastrop ISD)
Ballet Folklorico is a collective term for traditional Mexican dances that emphasize regional culture with ballet characteristics – pointed toes, exaggerated movements and highly choreographed. The art of Ballet Folklorico blends elements from its indigenous, African and European heritage.
Entrance fee is $1.00. Additional donations accepted.
The Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center is located at 5800 McNeil Dr, Austin, TX 78729.