The Mexican Folk Dance Company of Chicago

Chicago's Premier Mexican Dance Company

Chicago's premier Mexican Dance Institution has had the honor of performing alongside Juan Gabriel, Lila Downs, Pepe Aguilar, El Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán & other celebrities ...

The Mexican Dance Company performing a number from Veracruz

... has performed in the Latin Grammys, Premios Lo Nuestro, Univision's Mariachi Festival, & the Pan-American Games ...

The Company girls with their skirts flying in the air.
The Company boys line up during a performance from San Luis Potosi.

... and has had the immense privilege of representing Mexico in the Opening Ceremonies for the 1994 USA World Cup.

The Mexican Dance Company has been the proud recipient of numerous national and international awards, grants & recognitions, both for its artistic excellence as well as its contributions to the Mexican, Mexican-American & Latino Cultural Arts in Chicago & the United States.

The MFDC Dancers line up for the finale of a Mexican dance from San Luis Potosi.

The Company has been featured in documentaries, television programs, & news specials both in the US, Mexico, Spain, Ireland and other countries. Yearly, the Mexican Dance Company receives numerous invitations to perform throughout the US and Europe as well as the Middle East.

The Chicago Mexican Dance Company in a colorful number from Veracruz
The Company having fun with Huapango style from Tamaulipas

The Mexican Folk Dance Company of Chicago has performed for Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Governors, Mayors and many other national and international dignitaries ...

... has thrilled in Chicago's famous venues and theaters such as the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the iconic Chicago Theater and the magnificent Auditorium Theater, Ravinia Park, and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park ...

MFDC performing at the world-renowned Harris Theater
MFDC performing a style from the Huasteca Region in San Luis Potosi

... and has had the great honor and privilege to share the stage with the Joffrey Ballet, the Chicago Sinfonnietta, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Hubbard Street Dance Company, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, the Chicago Human Rhythms Project, the Latin Grammy-nominated Sones de México Ensemble, the internationally acclaimed Cuerdas Clasicas and other distinguished Dance & Musical Institutions.

Join us in 2018 for our 35th Anniversary Celebration.

Stay tuned for more info and in the meantime enjoy our repertoire photos and information on Mexican dance and music.

The 35th Anniversary Logo for the Mexican Dance Company of Chicago
The grand finale of a a famous dance from Jalisco.

Mexican Dance Repertoire

Mexican Folkloric Dance