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School Performance: Ballet Folklórico de México (KCYS)

This performance is part of the Krannert Center Youth Series, school-day performances for public, private, and home schools, grades PreK-12.

Celebrate the rich and colorful traditions of Mexico through regional dances that weave history with spirited rhythm, dazzling costumes, and cultural pride. Ritual, historic, and celebratory music and dances of Mexico’s Aztecan, Michoacán, and Yaqui peoples and more are featured in a captivating program from a company praised as “an imaginative repository of the country’s multi-layered history and rich anthropology” (Chicago Sun-Times).

 

Connects to Illinois Learning Standards in Fine Arts and Social/Emotional Learning.

Recommended for grades 1-8

Performance length: 60 minutes

Patron Co-sponsor

  • Erica McClure in memory of Malcolm McClure

Campaign for Young Audiences

  • Phyllis & Kyle Robeson, Lead Sponsors
  • In Memory of Mary Ellen Wonderlin
  • Susan & Michael Haney
  • Gertrude Brokaw McCloy Endowment
  • Dr. Donna Murray Tiedge & Robert Tiedge
  • Anonymous
  • JSM Management

Youth Series Programming

  • Ann H. Bender Youth Series Endowment
  • Leslie & Gary Mason
  • Brenda & Stephen Pacey
  • Jill & James Quisenberry
  • Prudence & Bernard Spodek
  • The Susan Sargeant McDonald Endowed Fund for Youth Programming (Suzi was the founder/developer of the Krannert Center Youth Series)
  • Anne & David Sharpe
  • In Memory of Charles R. & Valeria Novak Taylor
  • UpClose Marketing & Printing
  • Illinois Arts Council
  • National Endowment for the Arts

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Event Details

Tryon Festival Theatre
Fr Nov 09, 2018 - 10:00am
$5/Ticket Payment Due: Fr Oct 12, 2018