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Bale Folclorico da Bahia

Balé Folclórico da Bahia perfectly exemplifies the exuberant cultural traditions and vibrancy of Brazil. The 38 dancers, musicians and singers perform a spectacular repertory based on “Bahian” folkloric dances of African origin including slave dances, capoeira (Afro-Brazilian martial arts), samba, and dances celebrating Carnival. For the first time in over a decade, Balé Folclórico da Bahia will be performing on the Cobb Great Hall Stage on October 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM. Tickets range from $25.00 to $42.00, and are available online at whartoncenter.com, at the Auto-Owners Box Office or by calling 1-800-WHARTON. The only professional folk dance company in Brazil, Balé Folclórico da Bahia has earned a prestigious reputation around the globe, clearly reflected in the response of audiences and critics alike. It is currently considered one of the top 5 folk dance companies in the world. This year the company celebrates its 25th anniversary presenting the region’s most important cultural traditions. Always a high-energy performance, this special evening will feature the most popular pieces from the company’s 25-year history.
Date & Time
  • October 27, 2013
  • 7:00PM - 9:00PM
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