Last Update: 11/21/2004
Disclamer: All information is subject to change without notice. Please call ahead prior to looking for one of these groups.
This page provides information about International Folkdance groups throughout the state of New Mexico, USA. Listings are cataloged first by geographic area in New Mexico (North, Albuquerque, South), and then by type of activity:
An excellent overview of all types of dancing in New Mexico can be found on Dianne Phelan's NM dance calendar.
Links to other International Folkdance related sites can be found here.
Eclipse 1999 in Bulgaria - Photos
Page of information on the Perchtenlauf (Kukuri-type) tradition of central Austria can be found here.
To comment on this page, to make corrections, or to have your group listed here, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome your suggestions on how to make this page more useful!
Tu, 7:15 - 10:00 pm, $2. Los Alamos Performing Arts Center, Nectar St., Los Alamos.
Teaching from 7:15 - 8:00 on first 3 Tuesdays of the month. General request dancing 8 - 10 (7:30 - 10 on 4th & 5h Tuesdays). Both line & partner dances from around the world; mostly Europe. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome! Contacts: Bob & Claudia Hilko, 505-662-2144, email@example.com.
1st & 3rd Fr, 8-10 pm, Free. 25 Los Arboles Dr.,
Los Alamos. Teaching from 8-8:30. Primarily Scandinavian, but
occasional Hungarian, Vintage Ballroom, and other partner dances.
Meets in private home only when owners are present, so call first
(505-662-5844) to verify that the group is meeting on any specific
day. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome, but will have more
fun if they can at least do a simple waltz step. Contacts: Rick
Wallace or Carolyn Mills, 505-662-5844, firstname.lastname@example.org. .
Mo, 7:30-10:00 pm, $20/Semester. Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave., Los Alamos, NM.
Most dances are taught. Live music by the MetroGnomes 9-10pm most Mondays. Contact: Marilyn Thayer, 505-662-9785 email@example.com.
Performing Group is no longer active. The link above only shows historical photos.
Tony Tomei, 505-662-2639.
Davul / Tupan drum construction and sales. Craig Jay, P.O. Box 354, El Prado, NM 87529. 505-737-0618.
Tu, 7 pm, $3. Odd Fellows Hall, 1125 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM.
Teaching from 7 - 8. Both line & partner dances from around the world; mostly Europe. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. Contacts: Fred & Mary Bender, 505-982-8426; Lisa Bertelli, 505-438-230. Email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Su, Odd Fellows Hall, 1125 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM.
Contact: Lee Lefton, 505-995-8461, email@example.com.
2nd Su, 2 - 4 pm. $4. Odd Fellows Hall, Cerillos Rd, Santa Fe.
People from Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Los Alamos who enjoy Hungarian folkdances gather in Santa Fe once a month for dancing and learning dances. Typically at least an hour of teaching. Subsets of individuals meet occasionally in Albuquerque and Los Alamos on some Saturday mornings. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome! Mostly transylvanian dance cycles, but some dances from greater Hungary and minority ethnic groups in Hungary. Contacts: Gary & Jane Diggs, 505-293-5343, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Rick Wallace & Carolyn Mills, 505-662-5844, email@example.com..
Sa, 7:15 - 10:30 pm. $2. Lloyd Shaw Dance Cener, Coal Ave. SE, Albuqerque.
Teaching from 7:15-8:15. Both line & partner dances from around the world; mostly Europe. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome! Contacts: Gary & Jane Diggs, 505-293-5343, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winter: Fr, 8 - 10 pm. $0.25. 1st Unitarian Church, 3701 Carlisle NE, Albuqerque.
Teaching, general dancing, occasionaly live music. Many classic folkdances. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome! Contacts: Bob & Charlene Baker, 505-898-3206, email@example.com.
We, 7:30-10 pm. $2.
No partner necessary. Beginners Welcome. Contact: Neal & Lois Nelson, 505-265-7482.
Contact: Leanne Mennin, 505-877-4430.
Contact: Leanne Mennin, 505-877-4430.
We, 7-9 pm, free, Mesilla Park Community Center, 304 Bell Street, Las Cruces NM., international folk dance. Contacts: Yvonne Esker, 505-522-1409 or Cathy Smith, 505-523-9348, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Mo, 7:30-9:30 pm, Shundo Dance Studio, El Paso, TX. International folk dance. Contact: George Lachance, 915-751-9606, e-mail: email@example.com,
4-day folkdance camp at NM Tech University, Socorro, NM. Generally occurs in late early August. Focus on international folkdancing, typically with two nationally known ethnic dance instructors.
For more information, contact Matt Nyman 505/266-5984, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday evenings during June. Music, dance, entertainment, and food representative of many different ethnic cultures. Two cultures are highlighted each weekend. All activities are on the Albuqeruque downtown plaza, and begin around 5:30 pm.