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22nd Virtual Gala

September 18 -October 15, 2020

Visit: jcls.org

Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Alegre is a Southern Oregon dance troupe that teaches and

performs regional folk dances of Mexico.

Due to COVID-19 we are limiting the number of students to follow OHA guidelines.

Dance classes are available for students ages 6 and up in our studio at Central Medford High School, 815 S. Oakdale, Ave., Medford, Oregon. (CLASS DETAILS).

 * Studio is in the Annex E on Whitman Ave. and Barnett Rd.* 


Our dancers perform regularly in community events and at festivals, parades, and schools. Artistic and Managing Director, Luisa Zaragoza, is a credentialed folklorico dance instructor with a Diploma from the Amalia Hernandez School of Dance in Mexico City.

Managing/Artistic Director: Luisa Zaragoza

(541) 841-0845  


Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Alegre
P.O. Box 8225
Medford, OR 97501

OUR MISSION:  To empower youth through dance and to serve as cultural ambassadors in our diverse community.


HISTORY: The group started as a high school club in 1994 at South Medford High School. In 2006, we became a community program, and in 2014 the group was approved as a federally recognized non-profit organization.


TODAY: Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Alegre performs 20-30 times a year in local events, including Oregon Shakespeare Festival Green Shows, and Britt Festival.


Lori Contreras-Board President

Corrina Ledezma - Secretary

Bianey Jimenez

Linnaea F. Morales

Jocelyn Torres