Ballet Flamenco Espanol Folclorico Co.
Ballet Flamenco Espanol Folclorico Co. is a not-for-profit touring/performing company dedicated to the preservation of Spanish Dance, the promotion of education and literacy and the prevention of cruelty to children and animals. Programming includes representations of the five provinces of Spain, the four schools of Spanish Dance including the oldest Celtic nation in the world, (The Kingdom of Galiz) with wooden shoes, castanets and song. Included in programming are historical explanations of the dance and costuming and its connections to American history.
Ballet Flamenco Espanol Folclorico Co. is based in Norman, Oklahoma under the artistic direction of Pandora Tadefa-Everett, M.A., a highly decorated US Air Force Veteran of 26 years, and U.S. Citizen born in England, and a native of Galicia, Spain. The company was founded in 1983 by Ms. Tadefa-Everett and currently offers authentic Spanish culture via dance to the community. Classes are held only on Fridays, excluding holidays. Membership includes The Celtic Nations Association, The Puente Valcarcel Conservatory for Spanish & Galician Arts and Hijas De Isabela Catolica. Ballet Flamenco Espanol Folclorico Co. established a junior company – Los Niños De España providing free dance & educational scholarships to disadvantaged children in the community. The dance company has been featured on telemundo Spanish Television twice, on the Today Show, and the organization is registered/recognized by King Juan Carlos of Spain and the Spanish Consulate in its’ cultural exchanges.
Donations are accepted and appreciated. Ballet Flamenco Espanol Folclorico Co. Los Ninos De Espana Y Mexico 501-c3 Tax Exempt Federal ID Tax # 73-1517075.