Ballet Folkloric Ollin
Ballet Folklorico Ollin continues its commitment to professionalism and community involvement, to high quality entertainment with wide audience appeal, and to reach with impact into all levels of the artistic community. Our curriculum of instruction develops an awareness of Mexico ’s diverse culture through music and dance emphasizing the art of performance. In conjunction with theatrical experience, careful research results in the design and manufacture of costumes with particular attention to authenticity. Through a variety of documentation, the Ballet guarantees the valuable preservation of Mexico ’s history for further generations.
Ballet Folklorico Ollin continues providing a joyous and artistic tribute to the magnificent folklore and traditions of Mexico and her people.
Notable credits of the company include continued performances at various state and county fairs, the 91st. Annual Tournament of Roses Parade, the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles , and featured artists at the Nosotros Golden Eagle Awards, 2000. A rewarding highlight of the company’s history was participation in the Hispanic Dance Festival, held as part of the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival in Los Angeles . Spring of both 1989 and 1992 saw Ollin touring Mexico to enthusiastic acclaim that culminated with the honor of performing as the opening cultural act for the prestigious Feria Nacional de San Marcos in Aguascalientes , Ags. , Mexico . The Company received special recognition for their participation and support of the Arte de Mexico Festival at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.