The Latin Ballet of Virginia celebrate its 17th Anniversary performance of THE LEGEND OF THE POINSETTIA, a Holiday dance theatre. The story is based on the Mexican legend about a young girl who discovers the true spirit of giving. Maria can’t afford a gift of material value, so she picks a handful of weeds that are magically transformed into brilliant crimson flowers, and thus began the custom of giving poinsettias during the holidays.
Dancers range in age from 4 – 98, featuring a guest artist appearance by the legendary Frances Wessells, Associate Professor Emerita at VCU and Pioneer of Dance in Virginia. Performances are January 5 - 8, at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Road in Glen Allen. Friday, January 6th 10:30 am & 7:30 pm, Saturday, January 7th 3 pm & 7:30 pm shows cancelled, and added to Sunday, January 8th 3 pm show now a 6 pm show. The Latin Ballet say "We will gladly refund tickets, but we are also adding the incentive to use purchased tickets for either tomorrow’s performance or for any future LBV performance in addition to 2 FREE tickets.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students, seniors & Military and are available on Latin Ballet’s website: www.latinballet.com or call 804-356-3876 for more information. Children 6 and under admitted in free.