Enrolling New Dancers!

Matriculando Nuevos Bailarines!

August 15th, 2022

(Registration forms can be found under classes)

Healthy Start Block Party 

Wednesday August 17th, 2022 


Jackson Elementary School 

713 Summit Ave. Medford, OR 97501

ALL students welcomed!

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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 6 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. Artistic and Managing Director, Ma. Luisa Valentin, is a credentialed Folklorico dance instructor with a Diploma from the Amalia Hernandez School of Dance in Mexico City.

Managing/Artistic Director:

Ma. Luisa Valentin

(541) 841-0845  


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.


Marco Vasquez-Board President/Secretary
Lori Contreras
Erika Zapata
Jocelyn Torres

Ricardo Rangel

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