Mexico’s ballet brings city streets to en pointe standstill


Members of the Ardentia dance company surprised drivers and pedestrians with another public performance in Mexico City on September 8. PHOTO/Reuters

The streets of Mexico City continue to serve as a temporary stage this summer as members of classical ballet company Ardentia – Galician for ‘fiery’ – highlight the city’s fine arts in public spaces.

Classically trained ballerinas from Mexico’s most respected dance company camped out in tents on the pavement between shows. PHOTO/Reuters

Some of the performances lasted just seconds, but were long enough to whet the audience’s appetite. PHOTO/Reuters

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