Experience the Passion of Mexico Y Espana

Artistic Director/Founder - Patricia Astorga-Casey


DanzArts Events for this Week

Sunday. 23 September, 2018 - Saturday. 29 September, 2018
Wednesday. 26 September, 2018
7:00 pm

La Esencia Flamenca Rehearsals

California Ballet Company

Esencia Flamenca Dance Co. comprised of trained flamenco dancers and live musicians. Esencia Flamenca performs at local theaters, small intimate venues. 

Thursday. 27 September, 2018
6:00 pm

Sabor Mexico Rehearsal

California Ballet Company

Sabor Mexico Dance Co. -  is a professional Ballet Folklórico Company with emphasis on classical ballet. Consists of 20 dancers and accompanied with live music. Sabor Mexico Dance Co. has performed at coveted venues including the Cerritos Performing Arts Center - with Mariachi Sol De Mexico and nominated by Bill Conti composer of "Rocky" to per perform at Jacobs Hall. Sabor Mexico has also presented beautiful regions of Mexico throughout San Diego at local venues.

Friday. 28 September, 2018
5:30 pm

Childrens Ballet Folklorico (Ages 7 & Up) - Intermediate/Advance Level


Instructors: Tony Valencia

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Children's Dance Academy Director/Asst. to the Director

Tony was born and raised in San Diego CA. Always had a passion for dance and started with Ballet Folklorico Ixcuintla (in San Diego) at age 7. In 2011 joined Sabor México Theatrical Company and have been a seasoned dancer as well as teaching the children’s Dance Academy. Tony has worked in Radio and TV since 2005 as Promotions Director & On-Air talent. Currently On-Air Talent on “Z90” (“Local Media of America”) & Production for “M.T.V”. Giving back to our community is always a must and also serves as a Trustee for “Spreckels Organ Society” (Balboa Park) since 2015. By dance, we hope to help preserve our roots, culture, and traditions. After 26 years of dancing, it is important to encourage new generations to express themselves in dance and hold them to the highest standard in representing our culture.

The class is for Children who have danced in Danzarts Academy 2yrs or more OR Audition Required. Contact Us. New class to be added for new students please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Must have Ballet Folklorico shoes and practice skirt.

Saturday. 29 September, 2018
10:30 am

Childrens Ballet Folklorico (Ages 5 & Up) - Beginner


Instructors: Patricia Astorga-Casey

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Patricia Astorga-Casey

Artistic Director/Founder/Choreographer

Throughout her artistic career, Ms. Astorga has undertaken various dance disciplines including classical ballet, tap, modern dance, Folklore Mexicano and Flamenco. She began her training at the early age of 7yrs old at the world-renowned school of Amalia Hernandez (Ballet Folklorico de Mexico), for 5 consecutive summers. She was one of the founding members of Ballet Folklorico de Pacifico (currently under the direction of her sister (Adriana Astorga-Gainey). In 2005, she moved to Houston, Texas and formed "Sabor Mexico Theatrical Dance Co.",(Folklorico Mexicano). In Houston, she presented her work at the most respected theaters, including Hobby Center (Zilka Hall), Verizon Wireless Theater and Houston's Museums.

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DanzArts is a non-profit organization which provides a creative and relevant space for artistic and cultural expression, as well as preserving and raising cultural awareness of Mexico and Spain by giving back to the San Diego County community through dance and music.