Calpulli Mexican Dance Company
For 15 years, Calpulli Mexican Dance Company has proliferated Latin-American culture throughout the country with its touring shows that include live music and performance. The mission of the dance company is not only to entertain, but to provide outreach for underserved Mexican-American communities through cultural enrichment and arts education.


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The Music and Dances of Mexico
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Dia de los Muertos
Boda Mexicana

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A Mexican Wedding Is Coming To Town

The Aztec word for “clan,” the tenets of Calpulli are driven by the spirit of community and collective uplift. Their now-signature performance of “Boda Mexicana,” translated as “Mexican Wedding,” combines themes of romantic love, family and culture that is easily interpreted across all experiences as it weaves folk history and traditional rituals. Find out where you can watch a performance near your neighborhood!

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Join In the Dance

Want to get involved with Calpulli’s mission? The possibilities are endless! You can use your knowledge and talents to contribute to an organization that celebrates Mexican and Mexican-American heritage. Contact Calpulli to find out how you can make your mark to increase arts education for children.

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Calipulli is about celebrating the people and traditions of Mexico, and there are few traditions so significant as Dia de los Muertos, also known as The Day of the Dead, which coincides with Halloween. On this day, people of Mexican heritage also dress up in elaborate costumes and ghoulish makeup, but for different reasons. The holiday is meant to pay homage to loved ones who have passed on by celebrating life through parades, festivals, food and reverence. In 2017, Calpulli staged a venerable performance of “Dia de los Muertos,” combining Mexican folklore with French ballet that also included progressive takes on gender expression.

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