What is ballet folklorico?

Answer Ballet folklorico is an umbrella term for Mexican folk dancing. It includes dances from all Mexican states, and schools and groups dedicated to ballet folklorico have spread well outside Mexico.Ori... Read More »

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Who started Ballet Folklorico?

Professional dancer and choreographer Amalia Hernández founded the Ballet Folklorico de México folk dance company in 1952. Initially, the troupe operated under the moniker Ballet Moderno de Méxi... Read More »

Where did Ballet Folklorico originate?

The Ballet Folklorico de Mexico, which recreates traditional dances from Mexico's geographic regions, originated in Mexico City in 1952 although it did not adopt this name until 1959, according to ... Read More »

What is a ballet barre?

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What are ballet shoes made of?

There are two types of ballet shoes: soft shoes and pointe shoes. Soft shoes are made of a thin leather upper and stiched to a soft suede sole, light and uninhibiting for the dancer. Pointe shoes a... Read More »