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Compañía de Danza Folklórica Arizona is proud to provide courses to students of all ages and levels. Currently the Company offers six levels of instruction ranging from toddler to performing company. Each level builds on the previous allowing for students to grow as a dancer with the company. Dancers in all levels are given opportunities to perform throughout the season as it permits. All levels receive dedicated instruction from instructors that are overseen and curated by the Company Director Chantal Ralls.

Toddlers Class

• Toddlers Folklorico: Toddlers are introduced to basic movement, direction and steps. Students also begin to explore movement and expression through music! This is a great way to heighten your child’s awareness and coordination.

Level I Class

• Level I Intro to Folklorico: This course introduces students to the basic zapateado, Tecnica RaZa, and coordination with a focus on steps. Additionally, students are introduced to stage presence while learning dances from the various regions and states of Mexico. Performance is one of the focuses of this level.

Level II Class

• Level II Beginning/Intermediate Folklorico: This course continues to build on the foundations of the basic zapateado, Tecnica RaZa, as well as coordination. This level builds on the coordination learned in the previous level showing students how to integrate body posture, skirt work, and style with the steps. Students will continue focusing on stage presence. Students are introduced to choreography and partner concepts. Students will learn dances from various regions and states of Mexico with performance as a focus.

Level III Class

• Level III Intermediate/Advanced Folklorico: This course intensifies the zapateado and RaZa technique as well as full body dance coordination. Students will continue to build on their posture, skirt work, style, and footwork as they improve on their stage presence. Students in this level learn more complex forms of choreography and partner work. Students will also learn dances from various regions from the state of Mexico. Performance is one of the main focuses of this level.

Level IV Class

• Level IV Advanced Folklorico: This course’s primary focus is performance. The goal for this course is to prepare the dancer for the Master class.

Masters Class

• Masters: Performing Company.


01mar5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

01mar6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

01mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

02mar6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

02mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

05mar3:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedTucson Festival of BooksAll Levels of the company will perform on the main event stage of the festival

06mar5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

06mar6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

06mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

07mar6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

07mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

08mar5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

08mar6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

08mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

09mar6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

09mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

13mar5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

13mar6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

13mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

14mar6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

14mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

15mar5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

15mar6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

15mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

16mar6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

16mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

17mar6:30 pmFeaturedSt Joseph's Parish FiestaToddlers will be performing.

18marAll DayFeaturedMarana Founder's Day Parade & EventToddlers, Level I, Level II, Level III will perform

20marAll Day24FeaturedNo Class - Spring BreakLive Now

20mar5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

20mar6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

20mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II ClassLive Now

21mar6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

21mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

22mar5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

22mar6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

22mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

23mar6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

23mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

27marAll DayFeaturedClass Cancelled - Studio UnavailableAll classes are cancelled due to the studio being used for a wedding

27mar5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

27mar6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

27mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

28mar6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

28mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

29mar5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

29mar6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

29mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

30mar6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

30mar7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

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