Videos from Calpulli Mexican Dance Company
Calpulli is dedicated to cultural enrichment, providing community programming throughout New York City.
El Alcaraban (Chiapas)
A performance of "El Alcaraban" from the suite "Flores Chiapanecas" about Mexican culture and dance.
The Music and Dances of Mexico
A montage of traditional Mexican dance and music performances from the theater.
Calpulli performs one of the most well known custom dances from Mexico's state of Veracruz.
Dia de los Muertos
Calpulli shares a story of life after death, through Mexican dances, rituals and ceremonies of Day of the Dead.
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.
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!