Ukrainian National Dance Troupe Coming To Jones Hall Oct. 2

September 21, 2009

Society for the Performing Arts will present the Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company for one night only in Jones Hall on Friday, Oct. 2.

Curtain time will be 8 p.m.

COMING TO JONES HALL – The Society for the Performing Arts will present the Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company for one night only on Friday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. in Jones Hall.  The performance is part of the dance troupe’s 65-city United States tour.

COMING TO JONES HALL – The Society for the Performing Arts will present the Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company for one night only on Friday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. in Jones Hall. The performance is part of the dance troupe’s 65-city United States tour.

Houston is just one stop on the dance troupe’s 65-city U.S. tour this fall!

Founded by ballet master Pavlo Virsky and led by Artistic Director and National Artist of Ukraine Myroslav Vantukh, the Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company celebrates the Ukrainian history and culture through vibrant choreography and colorful costumes in a stage performance portraying the traditions of its homeland.

The performance will begin with a greeting dance complete with bread and salt on an embroidered towel, the symbol of the sincerity and kindness of the Ukrainian people. It will end with the “Hopak,” featuring numerous solo performances with intricate choreographic formations.

Tickets range from $20-$55 and can be purchased online at www.spahouston.org, by phone at 713-227-4SPA or at the courtyard level ticket office at Jones Hall located at 615 Louisiana St. Hours of operation: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday, and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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