Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl
3209 Ross Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204

Carlos Rodriguez
Director, Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl

Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl Announces Plans for its Annual Recital and Fund-raiser

Dallas, TX, 11/21/00óBallet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl has announced plans for its upcoming recital, and this year, the dance company has decided to utilize the event as an opportunity to raise funds. Not only will Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl showcase its childrenís and adult dance groups with a diversity of dances, the event will be followed by a dinner and dance, all scheduled to take place at the West End Ballroom in downtown Dallas on Friday, December 15, 2000. This year's theme is "Union of Two Worlds" and "Boda Nayarita."

"With the continued growth of the dance company, we believed a fund-raiser in conjunction with our annual recital would help us garner funds for the dance companyís various necessities, from costumes to travel expenses," says Carlos Rodriguez, director and founder of Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl. Mr. Rodriguez adds that in its two years of existence, Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl has grown to include over 50 dancers, as well as numerous students. "Whatís great about our organization is that itís very family oriented. In some instances, we have brothers, sisters and parents dancing. Itís a collaborative family effort," says Mr. Rodriguez.

This yearís dance recital will feature the states of Guerrero, Veracruz, Yucatan, Nayarit, Jalisco and Nuevo Leon. The program brings a diversity of dances from traditional to more modern dances made popular by such artists as Shakira, Paulina Rubio and Chayanne. All of the choreography is conducted by director Carlos Rodriguez.

The event will be held at the West End Ballroom located on 1008 McKinney Avenue in downtown Dallas on Friday, December 15, 2000 from 6 PM to 12 AM. Admission to the event is $15 for adults and $10 for children. The purchase of a ticket will include the performance, dinner and a dance featuring various musical types.

Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl is a non-profit organization, with the purpose of bringing forth the awareness of Hispanic culture, family values and increasing the self-esteem of individuals through dance. The dance academy is open to everyone that is interested in learning the Pre-Hispanic roots, customs and traditions of "Old Mexico."

Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl Dance Academy is located at 3209 Ross Avenue in downtown Dallas, just a few blocks east of the Guadalupe Cathedral and next to "Coco Loco" restaurant. For more information about the recital or other programs by Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl, call the dance academy at 214-827-0112.


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