Ballet Folklorico Nezahualcoyotl

Ballet Folklorico Nezahualcoyotl was founded February 18th 2004; by Lupita Pasquale Artistic Director and Coreographer, With The Purpose of keep Cultivating and teaching to those who have not forgotten one of our Beautiful Treasures; That is our Mexican Folklore Dances.........

In its first year, we dedicated our time to all our dancers to make them succesful in dancing......the Study of Dance requires Commitment and Dedication,

Lupita Pasquale a native from Matamoros de La Laguna Coahuila was raised in the Mexican Folklore Culture since she was 3 years old. Thru all the years she took dance classes at La Casa de la Cultura in Matamoros Coahuila under the direction of 4 different Directors. As a teeneger she became part of a well known Ballet Folklorico from Matamoros Coahuila; "Quetzacoatl" Under the Direction of Esperanza Gonzáles, Traveling to some of the States of Mexico. In El Paso Tx, at Mountain View High School where she graduated with Honors, she become the first Student to teach at the Spanish Club, Only Mexican Folklore Ballet for 2 years; As an adult she retired for 6 years, got merried and have kids, but still feeling the emptyness in her Heart, about Dancing. 2 years ago She decided to fullfill her Heart again with something that is part of her life..Dancing. and that's how Ballet Folklorico Nezahualcoyotl was born.

• One of the first events that we did in February 2005 was a fundraiser for The American Red Cross: a One Day Dancethon that would help with The Tragedy that devastaded all the world with the Tsunami of India. Raising a total of $500.00

• BF "Nezahualcyotl" had its First Presentation on April 24 2005; at the Festival del "Dia del Niño" Presented by Denver Art Museum and Denver Public Library; Recieving a Special Award from El Consulado General de México of Denver, Colorado.

• In May 2005 we peform as Special Guests for Volunteers of America in their first Cinco de Mayo Festivity.

• In October 2005 we close the year with a Beautiful Recital, to celebrate our Students Dancing Growth.

• April 30th BF "Nezahualcoyotl" had their 2nd presentation at the Festival del Dia del Niño,Presented by denver art Museum

• My 6th 2006 we participated at the Dairy Cinco de Mayo Parade for Channel WB2 Colorado.

• With our 2006 calendar filling up rapidally with activities and performances which will take us far to accomplish our dreams in Bringing our Mexican Heritage to life.