Grant Recipient Details


East Elmhurst, NY

Project Title
Calpulli Mexican Dance Company's Puebla: The Story of Cinco de Mayo
Fiscal Year Awarded
Grant or Program
National Dance Project Production Grant
Grant Amount

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company will develop a new production, Puebla: The Story of Cinco de Mayo, engaging a guest choreographer with new works by Artistic Director Alberto Lopez Herrera. Calpulli will celebrate the culture of Mexican immigrants from the state of Puebla, lesser known even among Mexicans in the U.S., and present the historical characters that influenced the Battle of Puebla. Calpulli will incorporate the story into arts education content and community-based dance and music classes to further expose audiences to the diversity within Mexican culture and the rich history of this event in Mexican history.

Estimated artist fee: $24,000/performance; $38,000/week

Tour Coordinator

Jessica Anne Marino |
JAMpress Management
tel 484-599-0252

Presenter Partners

  • Humboldt State University (Arcata, CA)
  • Indo-American Association (Houston, TX)
  • Queens Theatre (Corona, NY)

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