GALA SIN FRONTERAS 2022
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.
Yanneli De La Torre
Sugey Reyes Lopez
Karen Segura Reyes
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.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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