About Grandeza Mexicana

Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company was founded by Jose Vences, in September 2003. Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company currently has over 30 dancers and is a non-profit performing arts organization. The company was formed with the intention of advancing the field of Mexican folk ballet, building the public's appreciation for the diversity and depth of Mexican culture and presenting high-quality dance productions.

With signature pride in the rich national culture, Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company presents high-quality dance productions that represent the diverse regions of Mexico. Whether choreographic works depict celebrations, ceremonies or daily rituals, they are a colorful slice of the flavor of Mexico. Backed by careful research, GMFBC's choreography is committed to preserving the traditions and customs of Mexico's historic past and promising present.

Artistic Director
José Vences


Dancers

Joanie Kailany

Erica Bawek

Lilia Muniz

Diana Cantu

Camille Contreras

Jazmin Sanchez

Vanessa Koneffklat

Cristina Romero

Alexandra Mora

Maria Romero

Iliana Rendon

Jennifer Calito

Rosa Murrieta

Rossy Perez

Rikki Esquer

Monique Lopez

Eva Cordova

Noemi Roble

Natalie Torres

Ruby Muniz

Adrian Saldana

Carlos Escamilla

Isaac Villarreal

Isai Pazos

Igancio Delgado-Hernandez

Jose Luis Gonzalez

Jose Ybanez

Miguel Marron

Juan De La Rosa

Elias Roldan

Martin Rodriguez

Victor Mendoza

Adrian Altamirano

Eutikio De La Kuesta

Los Hermanos Herrera

Jorge Andres Herrera

Luis Albino Herrera

Juan Pablo Herrera

Miguel Antonio Herrera

Rebecca Isabel Herrera

Jose Marcelino Herrera

Grupo Cuicatlan

Gerardo Palma

Cruz Armas

Robert Rodriguez

Andres Hernandez

Ismael Hernandez

Juan Halcon

Lucio Ramirez

Guillermo Acuna


Technical Director
Chris A. FloresS

Lighting Designer
Cristina Kole

Costume Director
Elias Roldan

Costume Design
Elias Roldan, José Vences, Benny Vasquez

Costume Construction
Elias Roldan, Elvira Herrera, Catalina Garcia,
Inez Ramirez, Bertha Diaz, Lupita Onofre

Wardrobe Mistress
Rocio Arambula

Wardrobe Assistants
Rosa Hernandez, Teresa Romero, Benny Vasquez

Prop Design and Construction
Benny Vasquez, Jose Vences, Erik Diaz,
Yesenia Vargas, Catalina Garcia, Angel Gonzalez

Matlachines
Choreography: Erik Diaz
Performed by Erik Diaz and Isai Pazos

Zacatecas
Choreography: José Vences
Chirriona choreographed by Erik Diaz

Sinaloa
Choreography: José Vences assisted by Porfirio Vidal

Nuevo Leon: Somos Nortenos
Choreography: José Vences

Chihuahua
Choreography: José Vences
Performed by Los Hermanos Herrera

Calabaceados
Choreography: José Vences
Assisted by Adrian Altamirano and Igancio Delgado-Hernandez

La Loba Del Mal
Choreographed By Erik Diaz
Performed by Los Hermanos Herrera

Tamaulipas, Picotas, Floreador, Huapangos
Choreography: José Vences
Performed by Los Hermanos Herrera

Durango
Choreography: José Vences

Country Western
Choreography: José Vences
Performed by Los Hermanos Herrera

Jalisco: A Gritos Y Sombrerazos
Choreography: José Vences
Performed by Grupo Cuicatlan


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