“This terrific company of warm, generous dancers and a mostly female band gave a quick, vibrant tour of Mexican traditions – from Yucatán, Oaxaca, Jalisco – with eye-popping costumes for every stop. The finale with flying machetes was something to see.”
- The New York Times
We are celebrating our 20th anniversary with a new production, more touring performances, expanded community programming, and a fundraising campaign to kick off our next 20 years in support of our nonprofit mission.
Calpulli Mexican Dance Company's repertoire & performances are a celebration of our cultural legacy- past and current. We tell stories using the languages of dance, music, & the Mexican-American spirit to connect on universal messages of love & hope.
We design educational & cultural experiences with the performing arts that interpret our artistry to audiences of all ages. Programs include lecture-demonstrations, workshops, and residencies.
Calpulli Community is a program offering classes in folkloric dance and musical instrumentation. The program is by voluntary donation for youth and low cost for adults.
Calpulli Mexican Dance Company is a not-for-profit organization founded in New York City in 2003. Our mission is to celebrate the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage through dance-based programming including live music. To this end, the organization produces professional Performances via its international tour
Calpulli Mexican Dance Company is a not-for-profit organization founded in New York City in 2003. Our mission is to celebrate the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage through dance-based programming including live music. To this end, the organization produces professional Performances via its international touring company; Arts-in-Education and cultural enrichment programming; Community outreach activities that are free or low-cost and target the underserved Mexican and Mexican-American community.
Our vision is to reach audiences globally with high-quality artistic works and captivating stories told through dance and music.
We endeavor to be a premier educational resource for teachers and students excelling in cultural enrichment through the performing arts.
We aim to serve our community with accessible, high-quality community programming and performing arts training.
Hoy Dia on Telemundo features Calpulli Mexican Dance Company 20th anniversary!