In Dance Groups, Department of Dance, Living Legends, World Dance

Brigham Young University’s Living Legends will perform a celebration of Latin American, Native American and Polynesian song and dance in a concert at BYU’s de Jong Concert Hall on Feb. 5-6 and Mar. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $12, with discounts available for alumni, students, employees, senior citizens and groups. Tickets can be purchased in person at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by phone at 801-422-2981 or online at .

Living Legends combines a dynamic repertoire of Native American choreography with the color and vitality of Polynesian and Latin American dance styles. Traditions come to life as talented descendants of these cultures weave together authentic choreography, intricate costumes and heart-pounding music into one captivating show.

The “Seasons” program will include a kaleidoscope of culture, with dances and songs from Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Fiji, Hawaii, Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, Paraguay, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga and the United States.

Living Legends is run by the department of dance. The group has 44 members, made up of 36 performers and a technical crew of 8. All performers are of Polynesian, Latin or Native American heritage and are selected after a rigorous audition process.

Photo: BYU Living Legends, from the “Pearl of the Sea,” the rhythms of life are presented through the tamure and staccato beats of the toere drums. Kameron Ho Ching and Kiana Wilson perform the traditional Tahitian Ote’a Tavevo, Ote’a Hopu. Photography by Mark A. Philbrick/BYU. Copyright BYU Photo 2015. All Rights Reserved.
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