McCain to host ballet


The Moscow Festival Ballet is set to perform the classic tale of Cinderella at McCain Auditorium this Sunday at 7:30 p.m. This is the final show in the McCain Performance Series.

Tom Holmberg, executive director of McCain Auditorium and creator of the McCainKSU fan page on, said McCain is fortunate to present some of the finest dancers from Russia performing a classic tale through the magic and splendor of classic ballet. He said he believes ballet performances with storybook titles are very popular among K-State students and the community.

According to the Facebook event invitation created by the McCainKSU fan page, children may participate in “Fairy tales and Fun” at 6 p.m. in the Union prior to the ballet. The event will include crafts, games, snacks and story time with Snow White. Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother and Willie the Wildcat are also expected to join the fun.

Holmberg said he expects more than 1,000 people to attend the ballet.

For the general public, section A is $46, section B is $40 and section C is $34. For faculty, seniors and military, section A is $44, section B is $28 and section C is $32. For K-State students and children, section A is $23, section B is $20 and section C is $17.

Tickets may be purchased by calling 785-532-6428.