AMALIA HERNÁNDEZ NAVARRO AND HER LEGACY

  • National Fine Arts Award
  • First prize at the Festival of Nations in Paris
Amalia Hernández Navarro was born in Mexico City on September 19, 1917. She passed away in November 2000. By family tradition, she was destined to pursue a career as a teacher, following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother, her grandmother, and her mother; However, her interest in dance was greater, which made her leave her studies at the Normal Superior School unfinished.
 
She studied indigenous rhythms with Gloria Campo Bello, tap with Tessy Marcue, contemporary dance with Waldeen, regional dances with the teachers Luis Felipe Obregón and Amado López, Spanish dance with Encarnación López, oriental dance with Xenia Zarina, and theater with Seki Sano. She also specialized in Mexican art with Miguel Covarrubias and entered the National Dance School, where she met Socorro Bastida, Evelia Beristaín, Martha Bracho, Guillermina Bravo and Josefina Lavalle, among other dance figures.
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AMALIA HERNÁNDEZ NAVARRO Y SU LEGADO

  • National Fine Arts Award
  • First prize at the Festival of Nations

    Amalia Hernández Navarro was born in Mexico City on September 19, 1917. She passed away in November 2000. By family tradition, she was destined to pursue a career as a teacher, following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother, her grandmother, and her mother; However, her interest in dance was greater, which made her leave her studies at the Normal Superior School unfinished.
     
    She studied indigenous rhythms with Gloria Campo Bello, tap with Tessy Marcue, contemporary dance with Waldeen, regional dances with the teachers Luis Felipe Obregón and Amado López, Spanish dance with Encarnación López, oriental dance with Xenia Zarina, and theater with Seki Sano. She also specialized in Mexican art with Miguel Covarrubias and entered the National Dance School, where she met Socorro Bastida, Evelia Beristaín, Martha Bracho, Guillermina Bravo and Josefina Lavalle, among other dance figures.
     
    She studied indigenous rhythms with Gloria Campo Bello, tap with Tessy Marcue, contemporary dance with Waldeen, regional dances with the teachers Luis Felipe Obregón and Amado López, Spanish dance with Encarnación López, oriental dance with Xenia Zarina, and theater with Seki Sano. She also specialized in Mexican art with Miguel Covarrubias and entered the National Dance School, where she met Socorro Bastida, Evelia Beristaín, Martha Bracho, Guillermina Bravo and Josefina Lavalle, among other dance figures.
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AMALIA VIVIANA BASANTA HERNÁNDEZ

  • Artistic Director of the Ballet Folklorico de México by Amalia Hernández.
  • Founder and Artistic Director of the New Ballet of Mexico by Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández in the USA.
Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández, daughter of Amalia Hernández and the Argentine writer Joaquín Basanta, was born in Mexico City. From a very young age, she began her dance training and studied classical ballet under the instruction of Nellie Happee from 1962 to 1968.
 
He has a Fellowship at Modern Dance Theater Faculty ISTD. Flamenco dance studies with Leo Amaya and for 24 years he was a jury member of the Art and Culture Meeting of the General Directorate of Industrial Technology. (DEGTI)
 
At the age of 13, she joined the National Ballet under the direction of Guillermina Bravo, where she would discover her great interest in contemporary dance, which led her to study abroad.
 
His teachers include figures such as Alvin Nikolai, Murray Louise, Hania Holm and Alvin Ailey.

AMALIA VIVIANA BASANTA HERNÁNDEZ

  • Artistic Director of the Ballet Folklorico de México by Amalia Hernández.
  • Founder and Artistic Director of the New Ballet of Mexico by Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández in the USA.
Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández, daughter of Amalia Hernández and the Argentine writer Joaquín Basanta, was born in Mexico City. From a very young age, she began her dance training and studied classical ballet under the instruction of Nellie Happee from 1962 to 1968.
 
He has a Fellowship at Modern Dance Theater Faculty ISTD. Flamenco dance studies with Leo Amaya and for 24 years he was a jury member of the Art and Culture Meeting of the General Directorate of Industrial Technology. (DEGTI)
 
At the age of 13, she joined the National Ballet under the direction of Guillermina Bravo, where she would discover her great interest in contemporary dance, which led her to study abroad.
 
His teachers include figures such as Alvin Nikolai, Murray Louise, Hania Holm and Alvin Ailey.
Ballet of México – Ballet of Mexico in the United States

ABOUT US

“El legado de Amalia Hernández” is a new company dedicated to promoting and preserving the rich cultural heritage of Mexican dance and music. Founded by Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández and Elisa Fulks, the company brings more than 50 years of experience in modern dance, classical ballet, and Mexican folkloric to audiences in the United States.
 
Since 2017, the company has been offering master classes and dance workshops at universities and institutions across the United States. These classes focus on the cultural heritage of Mexico and highlight the richness of traditional dances and music of communities, municipalities, cities and states of the Mexican Republic.
 
The artistic director of the company, Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández, combines the traditional and the modern in her choreography, creating a unique and exciting experience for the public. The company’s goal is to unite people through the power of dance, sharing the beauty and richness of Mexican culture with the world.
Ballet of México – Ballet of Mexico in the United States

ABOUT US

“El legado de Amalia Hernández” is a new company dedicated to promoting and preserving the rich cultural heritage of Mexican dance and music. Founded by Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández and Elisa Fulks, the company brings more than 50 years of experience in modern dance, classical ballet, and Mexican folkloric to audiences in the United States.
 
Since 2017, the company has been offering master classes and dance workshops at universities and institutions across the United States. These classes focus on the cultural heritage of Mexico and highlight the richness of traditional dances and music of communities, municipalities, cities and states of the Mexican Republic.
 
The artistic director of the company, Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández, combines the traditional and the modern in her choreography, creating a unique and exciting experience for the public. The company’s goal is to unite people through the power of dance, sharing the beauty and richness of Mexican culture with the world.

Classical Ballet as a base

The importance of Classical Ballet as a basis for performing any other type of dance.
Classical Ballet is one of the oldest bodily expressions and over the centuries it has been perfected, becoming the essential basis for the well-being of an agile, strong, flexible and technical body, and which provides an aesthetic style without equal for the projection in theaters and a very unique style that gives the classical technique. At Ballet de Mexico Acadez we are aware of the importance of implementing classical ballet in all dance studios and with students preparing in various branches of dance, particularly Mexican folklore.
 
At Ballet de México Acadez we see the great need to complement Folkloric dance studies and any other dance with classical ballet.
Ballet de México Acadez offers you the opportunity to invite a teacher with classical technique from the Imperial Society of London to introduce students from academies, schools, foundations, schools, colleges, and universities to the wonderful classical technique.
With this technique students can eventually strengthen
muscles of the back, arms, legs, buttocks, and abdomen. Provided the dancer security to move before a stage with presence, style and projection.
 
To invite a Master of the Imperial Society of London and for more information you can call:
512-351-0255.
 
  • info@balletmx.com
  • elissa@balletmx.com

Classical Ballet as a base

The importance of Classical Ballet as a basis for performing any other type of dance.
Classical Ballet is one of the oldest bodily expressions and over the centuries it has been perfected, becoming the essential basis for the well-being of an agile, strong, flexible and technical body, and which provides an aesthetic style without equal for the projection in theaters and a very unique style that gives the classical technique. At Ballet de Mexico Acadez we are aware of the importance of implementing classical ballet in all dance studios and with students preparing in various branches of dance, particularly Mexican folklore.
 
At Ballet de México Acadez we see the great need to complement Folkloric dance studies and any other dance with classical ballet.
Ballet de México Acadez offers you the opportunity to invite a teacher with classical technique from the Imperial Society of London to introduce students from academies, schools, foundations, schools, colleges, and universities to the wonderful classical technique.
With this technique students can eventually strengthen
muscles of the back, arms, legs, buttocks, and abdomen. Provided the dancer security to move before a stage with presence, style and projection.
 
To invite a Master of the Imperial Society of London and for more information you can call:
512-351-0255.
  • info@balletmx.com
  • elissa@balletmx.com

OUR TEAM

Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández is the daughter of Mexico’s national treasure and world dance icon, Amalia Hernández, and Argentine writer Joaquín Basanta. 

Artistic Director

Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández

Elisa Adame Fulks is a multifaceted person with a passion for the arts, in particular classical ballet.

General Director

Elisa Fulks

She was born into a family that is dedicated to the arts, particularly dance, but with the characteristic of always having a deep love and respect for Mexico.

Artistic Assistant Manager

Viviana Amalia Álvarez Bastanta

Tatiana del Carmen studied ballet and folklore since she was two years old. She began at her grandmother’s house and later at the Amalia Hernández School of the Ballet Folklorico de México.

Marketing Director

Tatiana del Carmen Álvarez Basanta

OUR TEAM

Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández is the daughter of Mexico’s national treasure and world dance icon, Amalia Hernández, and Argentine writer Joaquín Basanta. 

Artistic Director 

Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández

Elisa Adame Fulks is a multifaceted person with a passion for the arts, in particular classical ballet.

General Director

Elisa Fulks

She was born into a family that is dedicated to the arts, particularly dance, but with the characteristic of always having a deep love and respect for Mexico.

Artistic Assistant Manager

Viviana Amalia Álvarez Bastanta

Tatiana del Carmen studied ballet and folklore since she was two years old. She began at her grandmother’s house and later at the Amalia Hernández School of the Ballet Folklorico de México.

Marketing Director

Tatiana del Carmen Álvarez Basanta
Ballet OF México – Ballet of Mexico in the United States

Equal Opportunity

We advocate for equal opportunities for everyone to participate in great arts endeavors. Therefore, we extend an invitation to become a sponsor of Ballet de México in the United States.
 
The master class and the dance workshop, supervised by the Artistic Director of the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico Artistic Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández, are open to schools, academies, folklore foundations, colleges, universities and the community in general. For more information contact Elisa Fulks.
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Ballet OF México – Ballet of Mexico in the United States

Equal Opportunity

We advocate for equal opportunities for everyone to participate in great arts endeavors. Therefore, we extend an invitation to become a sponsor of Ballet de México in the United States.
 
The master class and the dance workshop, supervised by the Artistic Director of the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico Artistic Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández, are open to schools, academies, folklore foundations, colleges, universities and the community in general. For more information contact Elisa Fulks.
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ENDORSED CERTIFICATION

KNOW WHAT WE DO

Once said Master Class or Workshop is completed, the Student will receive their respective certificate from the BALLET DE MÉXICO of AMALIA VIVIANA BASANTA HERNÁNDEZ

Dance Master Classes

Only for intermediate and advanced students. For pre-professional dancers, professionals and teachers.

  • registration costs and process

250 USD

You can make your payment by calling 512-351-0255 through:
  • Credit cards with an additional charge of 3.5%
  • Through ZELLE, without additional charges.
  • Money Order, Cashier Check by sending the check to:
Ballet of Mexico.
 
1802 Fontaine Court Austin, TX 78734 Attn Elisa Fulks

Dance Workshops

Only for beginners and children from 5 to 10 years old

  • registration costs and process

200 USD 

You can make your payment by calling 512-351-0255 through:
  • Credit cards with an additional charge of 3.5%
  • Through ZELLE, without additional charges.
  • Money Order, Cashier Check by sending the check to:
Ballet of Mexico.
 
1802 Fontaine Court Austin, TX 78734 Attn Elisa Fulks

CLASSICAL BALLET BASED ON THE VAGANOVA TECHNIQUE.

Classical ballet classes based on the vaganova technique. Elisa Fulks has the honor to cordially invite the folkloric community of the United States to participate in our vaganova technique classes by certified teachers, which last from 3 to 7 days and will be held by invitation only in your city! If you would like more information on how to participate, please contact Elisa Fulks and we look forward to sharing our passion for ballet with you!

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DANCE MASTER CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS CALENDAR 2023

CALENDAR 2023

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. 

San Antonio, Texas.

May 26,27,28 2023

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Pan-American Hall

Abilene, Texas.

June 23,24,25 2023

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Washington DC.

August 24,25, 26, 27 2023

DANCE MASTER CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS CALENDAR 2023

CALENDAR 2023

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. 

San Antonio, Texas.

May 26,27,28 2023

contact us

.

Abilene, Texas.

June 23,24,25 2023

contact us

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Washington DC.

August 24, 25, 26, 27 2023

Thanks to all our sponsors

Sponsors

Thanks to all our sponsors

Sponsors

Event History

2018-2021

Collaboration with Sponsors and Ballet de México ACADEZ – USA / Mexico City

Event History

2018-2021

Collaboration with Sponsors and Ballet de México ACADEZ – USA / Mexico City

Elisa Fulks

Administrative Director

elissa@balletmx.com

+512 351 0255

Ballet de México De Amalia V.B Hernandez.

Elisa Fulks

Administrative Director

elissa@balletmx.com

+512 351 0255

Ballet de México De Amalia V.B Hernandez.