Fuefo Azul artwork in blue and white of a ballet folklorico dancer dancing.

Fuego Azul Ballet Folklorico

  • Dance I-Ballet Folkloric (One Credit)
    Mexican Folk dance or baile folklórico allows students from all backgrounds to experience and understand dance as a
    component of the Mexican heritage, giving Mexican-American students particularly a special opportunity to identify with
    and learn about their culture. The class includes principles of Mexican folk dance including basic movement techniques,
    basic skirting styles, rhythms, regional dance forms and styles, and cultural context.

    Dance II-Ballet Folklorico (One Credit)
    Prerequisite: Ballet Folklorico I or audition
    This class builds upon the basic movement techniques, skirting styles, and regional dances learned in level I.

    Dance III-Ballet Folklorico (One Credit)
    Prerequisite: Dance II and /or audition
    The class includes principles of Mexican folk dance including and reinforcing basic, intermediate and introducing
    advanced movement and footwork techniques, rhythms, regional dance forms and styles, cultural context and advanced
    work of skirting.

    Dance IV-Ballet Folklorico (One Credit)
    Prerequisite: Dance III-Ballet Folklorico and audition
    The class builds on the principles of Ballet Folklorico I, II, and III reinforcing basic, intermediate and advanced movement
    and footwork. Composition in various rhythms, regional dance forms, style and cultural context will be explored.