Events & Special workshops

Coming Up!

Saturday, December 5th 9:30am-11am

Registro aqui/ Sign up here


Tuesday, December 15th  6:30pm-8pm
RSVP - here $25


MONDAY December 28th 6:00pm-7:30pm

RSVP here $20 a Special Meetup space for Singles...surprise announced in December



Recently past Events & Shows

Friday July 17th 4:30pm VIRTUAL EVENT
Support Latinx, AfroLatino/a/x & Garifuna artists
Vanessa Villalobos co-hosts with Jake Prendez on behalf of La Sala
RSVP here.

July 24th, 7:30am

Power up your mind and body before you do what you do best.
Have fun with our Stretch & Meet session. 30 minute Follow along 
(no gym clothes required) RSVP here - free


Saturday August 8th, 9am

A special workshop for Brides and Grooms as you prepare to think about your first steps together. A little planning goes a long way. Walk away with tips and a mini Ballroom dance lesson. RSVP here, $15


Friday August 21st 



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Recently Past EVENTS


Sunday July 12th online zoom concert at 4pm

Get inspired and listen and dance to the fusion sounds of AfroPeruvian Sextet.
try our **NEW**Summer FESTEJO fusion classes 
running Wednesdays at 7pm online



Saturday June 20th



Wednesday June 24th
A Stretch & Sip motivation session, free


Thursday May 14, 6:00pm 




An introduction to what it means to take the
 first steps together - at home.

Thursday May 7th, 6:30pm


February 27th

RSVP here for free dance class passes.
$10 fee at the door for full evening of classes at the door. 




January 17th 2020 


21+ event, Capital Hill, welcome back party.

Afro Body Movement Masterclass with E.mayimbe at 7pm
Afro Peruvian dance show at 9pm



December 29th - January 3rd

SALSA NEW YEAR - BELLEVUE


December 23rd



December 16th

 West Seattle

Thank you to all our guest artists and community partners!
 Guest DJ Sharisse,  Shina-Olga Diadhuou
 Meany Center for the Performing ArtsMelRose Style and the
Latin Rhythms dance company.

Thank you to our event sponsors
MelRose Style &
 Rolando Martinez AVPro

November 24th 

CAPITAL HILL

BALORICO guest artists perform at this year's Mambo Pica Pica 6th year anniversary. Enjoy this talented lineup of Seattle's finest salseros.




November 9th

West Seattle BOOTCAMP with Vanessa


October 12th

CITY OF RENTON  


September 22nd

 37th LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT Fundraiser




BALORICO supports Senator Rebecca Saldana's fundraiser with a womens' empowerment workshop + special performance.

SEPT 20th
WEST SEATTLE 


This monthly social is about PURPOSE and how we wear it, express it, and connect to one another's most powerful source. Guest Artists: Kweli Vuur (poet) and Elijah Kirk (dancer) share their artistry.




Thursday August 22nd
PIONEER SQUARE
SOLO PERFORMANCE 

August 15th 
CITY OF REDMOND


August 9th
WEST SEATTLE 
Our style, our vibe, our platform with guest DJ freeQueensee, 
Guest Visual artist: Amaranta Ibarra Sandys
performances by Victor Dominguez and Vanessa Villalobos 


WEST SEATTLE FAIR

July 1st 

WEST SEATTLE 

Welcome Families & Kids - Bilingual instruction
Free with prior registration

June 20th 

SOUTH LAKE UNION 

B A L O R I C O and Carlos Cascante y su Tombao
live salsa music & lesson
KNKX Radio's Member Thank You party.


May 18th 

CAPITAL HILL

BALORICO at Century Ballroom in honor of
the 8th Anniversary of All Vynl Night Salsa. Thank you Seattle for all the love.

MAY 17th

WEST SEATTLE




MAY 3rd

CITY OF KENT



APR 28th

CAPITAL HILL - Consent and Partner Dance

Guest Speaker/Facilitator Vanessa Villalobos


APR 26th

WEST SEATTLE

MAR 25th

FEB 9th

TACOMA DOME

GUEST ARTIST PICK
with Dancing With The Stars Touring Show cast
Eduardo & Vanessa, NW Women's Show  

MAR 1st

WEST SEATTLE

No partner needed. All dance levels welcome, 21+ event.
Thank you to our event sponsor John L. Scott Real Estate West Seattle

Jan 30th

MISS BALA FEATURE FILM

BALORICO & Pica Pica - Screening Partners

NEW FILM PROMOTION featuring prominent Latina actor, addressing issues of drug trafficking, family separation and overcoming unfortunate circumstances with bravado & wit. 
Thank you to Sony Entertainment and Allied Global Marketing.

Jan. 27th

CAPITAL HILL

Salsa CONTONEO class with Vanessa @7pm
Work your styling with AfroLatin body movement, Flavor and Swag #wearRED

 December 31st

TULLALIP CASINO 

It's a SAMBA affair for New Years Eve with Tudo Belleza!

December 27th  

SALSA NEW YEAR- Opening Party Show

This Festival produced by Corazon productions welcomes international dancers, choreographers and sure-to-excite shows by guest artists.  www.salsanewyear.com
Making plans? Use discount code "Vanessa" 

Dec 17th

WEST SEATTLE

BALORICO's annual tradition of creating a home for Latin dance in West Seattle continues. Special performances, mini-dance lessons, art on display by Latinx artists and live vocals at Kenyon Hall.

Dec 9th

BALORICO & the BALLARD CIVIC ORCHESTRA
Live music & dance lesson for all families
Bilingual instruction

November 1st
  The Columbia Tower 
Day of the Dead Celebration - Featured Guest Performers

October 26-27th
BELLEVUE RESONANCE


October 20th
Hispanic Heritage Celebration



Dances of the African & Arab Diaspora 
partial show proceeds benefit T.U.P.A.C.






Click here for survey/ Aqui puede participar
Esta encuesta ayudara planificar un futuro centro artístico y cultural que agregara mas diversidad de opciones para nuestro pueblo que sigue creciendo.
Tenemos varias formas de identificarnos por nuestros respectos países de origen, géneros, lenguajes y la meta es inclusividad...somos Latinx !





Eduardo & Vanessa at Century Ballroom


Public Forum: Visioning a Latinx Art Center
Co-hosted by:
 La Sala, Seattle Amistad School & Latino Community Fund of Wa.
A relevant public forum welcoming all who enjoy and wish to see Latinx art & culture thrive in the Pacific NW.  


Contemporary Peruvian Artists @ ArtXchange Gallery

Original new evening-length, multi-media work presented by Balorico Dance in response to the paintings of Peruvian born painter William Hernandez and poet Christa Kaainoa. Thematic work reflecting on family,
 friendship and intimate relationships.
 Poetry references: 
Northfork, Skeletons, Kaeli and Spinners
Clothing drive beneficiary is youthcare.org 

New choreography by Vanessa Villalobos 
Visual Art: William Hernandez, Poetry: Christa Kainnoa
Choreography: Skeletons by Vanessa Villalobos
Dancers: Hendri Walujo & Irene Shaver
Live Music by Gerrardo Calderon 


Wedding Party Dance show



Seattle Center Folklife Festival
@ the Armory Court Stage

AVS 7 year Anniversary Celebration
@ Century Ballroom May 19


For committed duos - Wedding First Dance Salon
Meet the choreographer, get insider dance planning tips, enjoy a lesson!
Friend us for the latest

NIGHT OUT TO SUPPORT ARTISTS, EAT, DRINK & ENJOY A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE & Tango Lesson with B A L O R I C O DANCE


Afro Latin body movement with Vanessa - Sunday at 
Mambo Pica Pica -Capital Hill.


B A L OR I C O presents dances from Peru - all family event at the



Vanessa & Eduardo are performing at SNS Vynl Night, at the Latin Dance Rhythms Festival and Scorpio Night ! Join our workshop on Salsa Musicality and Interpretation Saturday 10/21 @ 12:30pm




                               
                   BALORICO will be dancing at this local Hip Hop event with recording artist Chris





BALORICO presented a new work inspired by the Yoruban deity of OYA for the Seattle Women's Steel Pan Project, Earthy Things Made Even. 













Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with Latin music, dance and art for the whole family.
October 8th in Puyallup.
A celebration of the African and Arabic connections in dance
at the Cultura Event Center, Tacoma.

La Cocina presented by La Sala, a satellite Latino/a/x Art Exhibition to the Seattle Art Fair. Be This exciting month-long Latino art space that will pop up in Pioneer Square that began at the Good Arts Building during the month of August, is now in the Mt. Baker Neighborhood Center for the Arts through the month of September. 
SEE OUR VIDEO HERE

Seattle Salsa Congress
"Fabricando Fantasias"


LINES Dance Academy 10 year Anniversary Celebration 



Seattle Latin, Brazilian and Caribbean Festival at the Royal Room
Vanessa & Eduardo co-hosted the dance celebration to live music by Salsa band TUMBAO


See the Univision event coverage here.

         
A unique evening recognizing the best of our Latino music industry in the Northwest. 


Rumber@ Soy Video here 




Afro Latin Drills & Warmup class for on2 dancers at Mambo Pica Pica, 7pm.

Rumours Nightclub-Honolulu, Hawaii  Photography: Pamela Garcia

Rose City Salsa Congress- "Fantasias"Photography by Pablo PDX






Sound in Motion Dance Studio - Lynnwood 













                  Eduardo & Vanessa celebrate Mexican Independence Day at Auburn City Hall


Fundraising support promoting classical music education- with Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras



BALORICO presents Salsa & Peruvian Dance 
as part of ALAS' Professional Development and Cultural Celebrations@ Seattle University


                     An evening supporting Latino theatre and dance with B A L O R I C O


Balorico at Forum Nightclub - a benefit event

              20th Year Anniversary celebration with the Peruvian Dance Academy of Sonia Porras

Balorico presents a professional development workshop for K-12 dance educators "Salsa For All Ages," Dance Educator's of Washington State One-Day Conference

5th Year Anniversary of De Cajon Project with Monica Rojas and friends


New business inaugurations using music and dance to create community

















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