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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.


01may5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

01may6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

01may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

02may6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

02may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

03may5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

03may6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

03may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

04may6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

04may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

08may5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

08may6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

08may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

09may6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

09may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

10may5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

10may6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

10may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

11may6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

11may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

15may5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

15may6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

15may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

16may6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

16may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

17may5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

17may6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

17may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

18may6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

18may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

22may5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

22may6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

22may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

23may6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

23may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

24mayAll Day25FeaturedClosed in Honor of Graduation CeremoniesAll CDFA classes are cancelled 5/24/23 & 5/25/23 in honor of local graduation ceremonies. Congratulations to all 2023 graduates!

24may5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

24may6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

24may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

25may6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

25may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

29may5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

29may6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

29may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

30may6:30 pm8:30 pmMasters & Apprentices

30may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel III Class

31may5:00 pm6:00 pmToddlers Class

31may6:00 pm7:00 pmLevel I Class

31may7:00 pm8:00 pmLevel II Class

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