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Join Us for a Latin Social Dance Featuring Ballet Hispánico!

April 12, 2018

DES MOINES, IA — Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to present a night of dancing and live music at the Des Moines Civic Center on Friday, May 4 starting at 6:30 p.m., in advance of the public performance of BALLET HISPÁNICO! The event is free and open to the public and will begin with complimentary dance lessons featuring company members from BALLET HISPÁNICO. Afterwards, guests will have the opportunity to try out their newly acquired skills with open dancing.

The fun-filled evening will feature PARRANDEROS LATIN COMBO playing salsa, cumbia and more, plus dancers from SALSA DES MOINES for the open dance portion of the evening.


FRIDAY, MAY 4 at the Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut Street)

6:30 p.m. | Doors Open
7 – 8 p.m. | Complimentary Lesson with Company Members from BALLET HISPÁNICO
8 – 10 p.m. | Open Dance

Guests are also invited back to the Des Moines Civic Center the following evening (Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m.) for the public performance of BALLET HISPÁNICO, the final performance in Des Moines Performing Arts’ 2017–18 The Dance Series. More information and ticket availability for this performance can be found online at DMPA.org.

We’d like to extend a special thank you to Salsa Des Moines for their support and partnership on this event.

About Des Moines Performing Arts

Des Moines Performing Arts is a private not-for-profit organization celebrating 39 years of presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states on four stages in Des Moines – the Civic Center, the Stoner Theater, the Temple Theater and the newly renovated outdoor space, Cowles Commons. Des Moines Performing Arts is a presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is home to many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. All performances of the Broadway Series are supported by Willis Auto Campus. All performances at the Temple Theater are supported by Prairie Meadows. All performances of the Family Series are supported by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. For more information, visit DesMoinesPerformingArts.org.