Members of the Ballet Nepantla presents “Valentina”: a collection of stories that speak to the strength and resilience of women during Revolutionary Mexico at La Joya ISD Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Oct.15, 2019. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor
Members of the Ballet Nepantla presents “Valentina”: a collection of stories that speak to the strength and resilience of women during Revolutionary Mexico at La Joya ISD Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Oct.15, 2019. The dance ia contemporary ballet with traditional Mexican folklórico. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor
Ayaka Taniguchi during a performance with Ballet Nepantla at La Joya ISD Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Oct.15, 2019. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor
Ayaka Taniguchi during a performance with Ballet Nepantla at La Joya ISD Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Oct.15, 2019. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor
Wearig the traditional straw sombrero performers with Ballet Nepantla presents “Valentina” at La Joya ISD Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Oct.15, 2019. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor
Members of the Ballet Nepantla presents back stage after their performance of “Valentia” at La Joya ISD Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Oct.15, 2019. Ballet Nepantla fuses contemporary dance with Mexican folklorico to explore new interpretative ways of delving into cultural, historical, and political “in-between-ness.” Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor
Maricarmen Betancourt and Jorge Naranjo during a performance ‘Juana Gallo’ at La Joya ISD Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Oct.15, 2019. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor