“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
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.
We reached our $20,000 fundraising goal last year and are ready to kick off our next 20 years in support of our nonprofit mission.
Thank you to all our supporters.
We could not have done it without you.
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Hoy Dia on Telemundo features Calpulli Mexican Dance Company 20th anniversary!