Brazilian Dance Company Bale Folclorico de Bahia Set for the Kentucky Center, 10/25
Balé Folclórico da Bahia, Brown Theatre, Kentucky Center
Balé Folclórico da Bahia (BFB), the only professional folk dance company in Brazil, was formed in 1988, and toured the United States for the first time in 1997. The 38-member troupe of dancers, musicians, and singers performs a high-energy repertory based on Bahian folk dances of African origin, including slave dances, capoeira (a form of martial arts), samba, and those that celebrate Carnival. Under the artistic direction of José Carlos Arandiba, the company has earned a prestigious international reputation.
Tickets start at $15, reserved seating, fees apply. Kentucky Center Members call the Member hotline at 502-562-0144.Standard tickets available at www.kentuckycenter.org/presents, by phone (502-584-7777, 800-775-7777), and in-person at The Kentucky Center box office and drive-thru. Call (502) 562-0111 (V) for information about the range of accessibility options we offer to enhance your performance experience.
Pictured: Dança de Origem. Photo by Mariza Vianna.