WSU Ballet Folklórico

Weber State University Ballet Folklórico helps students develop leadership skills by mentoring, advising, community service, strengthening strong cultural identities, and engaging in social activities.

Summer 2023 Performance

Ballet Folklórico From the City of Guadalajara

  • June 7, 7 p.m.
  • Weber State Browning Center, Austad Auditorium

This event is FREE and open to the public but you must sign up for a ticket to attend. Tickets are available May 1.

More information is available through Browning Presents!

WSU Ballet Folklórico Goals: 

  • Spend time with successful peers engaged in college/college readiness who can act as role models and leaders.
  • Improve their grades, learn how to study and time management.
  • Develop leadership skills: planning, decision making, the courage to lead, risk-taking, integrity, vision, set up goals, communication skills, proactivity, investment in others, people skills, time management, presentation skills, initiative, respect, and strive to improve.
  • Mentor younger youth; youth is invited from our community to participate.
  • Strengthen and maintain strong cultural identities.
  • Engage in a prosocial activity.

Each practice involved leadership, academic guidance, college navigation, heritage, mentoring, and academics. WSU Ballet focuses in retain students in college. Students involved in the program are empowered and provided with the academic, leadership, and life skills to become successful leaders in their communities and role models.


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Ballet Folklórico is an initiative program that helps students to be retained in college through folk and heritage. Students are supported through academic advising, develop leadership skills by mentoring, advising and doing community service, strengthening strong cultural identities and engaging in social activities.

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Dance Practice

When Date Time

Fall Semester 

  • In person at the Wildcat Theater in Shepherd Union


Every Tuesday 

4-6 p.m.

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Monica Rodriguez Mesa


 Ballet Folklórico President

Josh Wooton


 Ballet Folklórico Vice President



Hispanic Student Senator

Suzanna Luo

2022-23 WSU Ballet Folklórico Events

Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 15: Simón Bolívar, El Libertador de América (Sociedad Bolivariana de América del Norte). Historical conversation and real items from the time of the revolution. Student Services Building, Room 155, 4-6 p.m.

Sept. 15-Oct. 15: "Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation" Campaign for Educational Empowerment. Signs at WSU Ogden and Davis campuses.

Sept. 15-Oct. 15: “WSU Hispanic Heritage Month Traditional Attires Display: España, México, Salvador, Guatemala, Perú, Colombia, Paraguay and the Influence of Los Conquistadores.” Bookstore window in the Shepherd Union.

Sept. 15, 22, 29 & Oct. 6, 13: Thursdays of Heritage. Celebrate who you are by wearing traditional attire. Register at the Student Services Building, Room 150. Prizes for best attire or item. Winner announced at 5 p.m.

Sept. 20: Power Hour: Undocumented in the Pandemic. PBS Documentary and panel discussion with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) advocates and immigration attorneys. Shepherd Union, Wildcat Theater, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sept. 21: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Hispanic Student Senator Town Hall. Shepherd Union, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Sept. 27: Masterclass with Jarabe Mexicano and WSU Ballet Folklórico. Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, 4-6 p.m., free and open to the public.

Sept. 28: Jarabe Mexicano and WSU Ballet Folklórico concert. Ogden Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Find tickets at

Sept. 29: Flash Mob Veracruz, México. Shepherd Union Atrium, Tracy Hall Plaza, 12:30-1 p.m.


Oct. 3-4: Flash Mobs from Trujillo, Perú and Jalisco, México. Shepherd Union Atrium, Tracy Hall Plaza, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Oct. 1-31: LatinArte, Artes de México en Utah, and Nuestras Raíces Hispanic, Latino/LatinX, Utah Artist. Social justice and immigration art exhibit, Shepherd Union, Bridge. Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Oct. 4-5, 11: LatinAmérica Live Music featuring: harp, guitars, maracas, accordion and Mariachi. Shepherd Union, Atrium, Tracy Hall Plaza, and Arts and Humanities Building, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Oct. 4: Caminando Unidos Alumni Lunch. Shepherd Union, Room 320, 12-2 p.m., open to all students.

Oct. 4-5: El Mercadito. Handcrafts from México, Guatemala, Perú, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Colombia and Utah artisans, live music and more, Shepherd Union Atrium, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Oct. 20: LatinArte, Nuestras Raíces Conversation. Shepherd Union, Fire Lounge 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Día de Los Muertos - Day of the Dead

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