THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES
- Friday, October 13 | 7 PM | Isla Vista School, 6875 El Colegio Rd, Goleta
- Saturday, October 14 | 7 PM | Guadalupe City Hall, 918 Obispo St, Guadalupe
- Sunday, October 15 | 6 PM | The Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 E Cota St, Santa Barbara
Founded in 2011 by artistic director Kareli Montoya, Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles tells stories of Mexican heritage through original choreography inspired by traditional folk dance forms. The company achieved international recognition when they were featured in the 90th Academy Awards ceremony dancing in celebration of the Disney/Pixar film Coco. Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles has performed with Lila Downs, Pepe Aguilar and many other prominent musical groups, including such leading mariachi ensembles as Mariachi Divas and Mariachi Camperos. With as many as 40 dancers on stage at once, their performances offer thrilling precision and a spirited expression of Mexican culture.
For more information please visit: https://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu/learn/viva-el-arte-de-santa-barbara/.