Maestro Samuel G. Betancourt is the Executive and Artistic Director of Orgullo Mestizo Folk Ballet in Fontana Ca. His dance training extends beyond Folklorico, he has also trained in classical ballet, jazz and modern dance. His dance training in Folklorico has gone as far as dancing with Grandeza Mexicana and also trained with Pacifico Dance Co.
Maestro Samuel was born in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. He began his dance training at a young age and has danced since. Passionate about communication through language, Mr. Betancourt earned his Bachelor’s degree in linguistics and is now working on his Master’s Degree in Psychology in the branch of human behavior.
At DUF 2017
Jr. High: Chiapas & Veracruz (int/adv)
This year Maestro Samuel G Betancourt will be teaching dances from the states of Chiapas and Veracruz
Chiapas: Sones de Grijalva and Cachito rascapetate
Veracruz: El Canelo and La Bamba
DUF 2017 “Alma Indigena” will take place on April 7, 8 & 9 in Fresno, CA.
$ave on registration fees by enrolling early!
Early Registration now through 12/20/16
Regular Registration 12/21/16 through 2/8/17
Late Registration 2/9/17 through 3/30/17