"You have a a beautiful treasure in this company. Please support
Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance." Juan Gutierrez, Director, Pleneros de
la 21, June 2002.
"The members of Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance aren't just performers,
they're cultural ambassadors." Shermakaye Bass, "Every Motion Tells a
Story," Austin American-Statesman, Sept. 16, 1999.
"You don't have to be Puerto Rican. This is the music and dance of the
people, and we're all people!" Santa Yanez-Montemayor, Board
The Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance troupe offered a mix of folk dance,
pantomime and live music to open the show." Sondra Lomax, Dancefest Review,
Austin American-Statesman, February 4, 2000.
"Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance Company...cleansed the audience with their
beautiful white costumes...While executing joyous shimmies and
contractions." Barbejoy A. Ponzio, "Colectivos: Seeds of our Ancestors,"
Austin Chronicle, October 29, 1999.
"They're new and they've moved very fast and very far." Elaine LeMoyne,
volunteer panelist for the City of Austin Arts Commission, 1999.
We are bringing this culture to Austin because many people don't know much
about Puerto Rico, even thought it's been part of the United States for 100
years." Ana María Maynard, Founding Director.
"...performance was absolutely wonderful and added much color....your group
received the loudest applause of the day!." Jan Slack, Austin Ethnic Fair
We hold the banner high for Puerto Rico everyday!
Thank you in advance for your donation of any size!!