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Viva La Danza!

May 4, 2018 Des Moines Civic Center


Grades 4-12

This interactive, fun-filled exploration exposes students to a diverse range of Latin American dance styles and music. Experience world-class choreographers and the cultures of Spain, Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Americas, while learning about Latino choreographers, artists, traditions, history and icons such as Celia Cruz and Tito Puente. Ballet Hispánico will make sure you are dancing all the way home!

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Please note: all children who enter the theater for this production must have a ticket and be at least three years old

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Running Time 1 hour
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