Upcoming Performances

Magia del Sureste

July 6th 2019 | 8:30PM

Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet returns to the Ford stage with a magical evening that will highlight the mystery and enchantment representative of the Mexican Southwest. Mayan-inspired modern dance pieces will recount the legend of the destruction of the Mayan empire’s central cities, Uxmal, Chichen, Itza and Mayapan. Experience dances from Oaxaca, Chiapas, and Tabasco, presented in a mosaic of movement, color, and sound that represent the pride and diversity of indigenous traditions in the Southeast.


About the Company

GRANDEZA MEXICANA FOLK BALLET COMPANY was founded by Jose Vences in September 2003. Currently, Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company has over 30 dancers and is a non-profit performing arts organization. The company was formed to advance the field of Mexican folk ballet, enhance the public’s appreciation for the diversity and depth of Mexican culture, and to present high-quality dance productions.

With signature pride in the rich national culture, Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company presents high-caliber dance productions that represent the diverse regions of Mexico. Whether choreographic works depict celebrations, ceremonies, or daily rituals, they are a colorful slice of the flavor of Mexico. Backed by careful research, GMFBC’s choreography is committed to preserving the traditions and customs of Mexico’s historic past and promising present.

The Mission of the Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company is to perpetuate and showcase the splendor of Mexican Folk dance, and to cultivate and promote public awareness and appreciation of this rich and diverse cultural heritage.

Join Grandeza Mexicana

Come and share the stage with us. Whether you are looking to join our Performing Company or train in our Dance Academy, we are more than happy to welcome new dancers for our upcoming 2015-2016 dance season.

Request more information by following the links below. All levels welcome, ages 4 and up.