Ballet Folklorico Mexicano

Saturday June 4, 2:00pm
45 minutes

Cowell Theater
Tickets: General Admission
$12 in Children, $25 Adults

Cuicacalli - Ballet Folklorico Mexicano will perform as part of the Festival’s inaugural Family Program in a shared bill with Mission District Young Musicians Program of the Community Music Center.


Cuicacalli Escuela de Danza and Company, Jesus "Jacoh" Cortes


"Cuicacalli meaning ‘House of Culture’ in Nahuatl language, is a dance company based in San Francisco, California, founded and directed by Mexican native, Jesus Jacoh Cortes. In 2008 Cuicacalli is a multi disciplinary dance company fusing various styles into a unique story of their own. By including dance styles such as Indigenious, Folkloric, Contemporary, Cuicacalli hopes to expose, sustain, and expand traditional and modern dancing with a new lens.

For the last eight year Cuicacalli has presented its own annual production ""Tradicion, Movimiento y Pasion"" at the Brava Theater, also the company has been invited to performed at the Ballet Folklorico of Stanford Universiy spring concert several times, Cuicacalli also has presented original production for Baile en la calle Festival ""The Mural Dances"" and for Son Jarocho Festival."



CUICACALLI “House of Culture" is a year-round youth training program. Founded in 2008 by renowned international performer Jesus “Jacoh” Cortes, CUICACALLI is an international, cross-cultural, dance-arts educational institution. CUICACALLI carries strongly its mission: to serve the diverse community of San Francisco with dedication towards excellent instruction, performances and community programs, for intergenerational students, artists and audiences of all backgrounds. CUICACALLI builds communities through dance.


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