Stephen F. Austin High School

Ballet Folklorico at the Viva Aztlan Festival

After 4.5 hours of dance workshops on Friday, March 11th, our choreographer, Victoria Carr, and two of our officers, Monica Magallanes and Laura "Vicky" Ortega performed in a showcase prior to the first of two mariachi concerts at the Viva Aztlan Festival in Lubbock, TX

On Saturday, March 12th Austin High's Ballet Folklorico presented their "mini-show" in the Ballet Folklorico Competition. Our competition team consisting of:

Capitana Monica Magallanes, Chief Instructional officer Laura "Vicky" Ortega, Instructional lieutenant Yaretzi Rodriguez Rogel, Bianey Chairez, Sofia Valadez, Blanca Barbosa, Verenice Jaimes, Victoria "Sunshine" Torres, Castalia Vidaurri, Ana Barron, Edin Carrillo Martinez and Jarek Torres

AHS won...

  • 1st place traditional
  • 1st place technique and style
  • 1st place choreography
  • 2nd place costumes
  • 1st place performance................and...
  • Best of Show!!!!!!

From our company, Monica an Jarek were named best female and male dancer respectively.

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