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Classes & Calendar

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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.


01nov6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

01nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

02nov5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

02nov6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

02nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

03nov6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

03nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

05novAll DayFeatured7th Annual Bisbee Mariachi FestivalAll levels of CDFA will be performing. Admission - Adults $15, Kids 10 & Under free

07nov5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

07nov6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

07nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

08nov6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

08nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

09nov5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

09nov6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

09nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

10nov6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

10nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

12nov3:00 pm8:00 pmFeaturedThe Best 23 Miles of Mexican FoodCDFA Masters Company will perform

14nov5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

14nov6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

14nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

15nov6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

15nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

16nov5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

16nov6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

16nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

17nov6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

17nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

21nov5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

21nov6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

21nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

22nov6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

22nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

23nov5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

23nov6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

23nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

24nov6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

24nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

28nov5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

28nov6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

28nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

29nov6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

29nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

30nov5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

30nov6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

30nov7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

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