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We are following COVID-19 protocols in our classes and performances.

Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Alegre is a Southern Oregon dance group that teaches and performs regional folk dances of Mexico.

Dance classes are available for students ages 4 and up in our studio at

259 E Barnett Rd Spc. D Medford, OR 97501 (CLASS DETAILS).


Our dancers perform regularly in community events at festivals, parades, Weddings, Birthday Party, and schools. 

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.

Managing Director:

Yanneli De La Torre

(541) 613-9072

Artistic Team:

Maritza Cuevas 

Sugey Reyes Lopez

Karen Segura Reyes


Board President:
Cheyanna Martinez
Vice President: Azucena Meraz

Secretary: Ruth Bejarrano
Treasurer: Maribel Acevedo
Members at large:
Lori Contreras and Stacie Meraz

Jr. Board Member: Vanessa Carrasco 


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

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