The Mexicans Folk Ballet

Organization Details

77 Claver Ave
North York , ON
M6B2W3

https://www.facebook.com/mexicandancecompany/

Phone: 647-704-4575
Email: themexicansfolkballet@hotmail.com


About

The Mexicans Folk Ballet, a Mexican dance company established in Toronto since 2012 under the direction of Jorge Zarate Tristan, with the main purpose of share and promote Mexico’s culture, traditions and folklore through dance, based on the cultural heritage of Mexico, enriching and sharing it with the Canadian and International community. The Mexicans Folk Ballet is integrated with more than 40 members and with more than 18 pieces of repertoire based them in the huge variety of regions of Mexico, the majority of this pieces are presented in their traditional form and some others include artistic contemporary elements. The Mexicans Folk Ballet is a dance company recognized and supported in their activities by the General Consulate of Mexico in Toronto, Canada Council for the Arts and Toronto Art Council also has collaborated in several festivals and events for the culture and diversity in Toronto. The Mexicans Folk Ballet have taken their art and dance abroad participating in several International Folklore Festivals in countries like China, Spain, Nepal, Greece, France, and Peru.

Thoughts About Art and Community

We enrich the cultural diversity of Toronto by sharing and promoting the culture, traditions, and folklore of Mexico through dance. Our mission is to bring communities working together creating something big through the arts; we strive to contribute to our society by educating our communities artistically and making our society feel proud of living in a country where all cultures are well welcome. We celebrate the richness of cultural diversity within the society and reaffirm community and culture.

Activities

Mexican dance classes, performances, dance exhibition, international dance tours, workshops, cultural exchange