Performing Groups

The groups listed below are available for hire. Some groups have repertoires limited to specific countries or regions while others perform a broad spectrum of dance from many countries. The groups listed below are all based in Northern California.

In addition, if you are looking for something less expensive, consider contacting a local dance club or class. Many will be willing, at little or no cost, to bring a few dancers, do a demonstration of some dances, and perhaps teach audience members a simple dance or two. This would be ideal for a church bazaar, community fundraiser, arts festival, etc.

NameDance type Contact Information
Academy of Danse LibreU.S. Vintage Website
Afsaneh Dance Academy and Ballet Afsaneh Persian and Central AsianWebsite
Alpentanzer SchuhplattlersBavarian/AustrianWebsite
Antika BulgariaBulgarianTanya Kostova
Chinese Performing Arts of AmericaChineseWebsite
Eszterlánc Hungarian Folk EnsembleHungarianWebsite
Folk Group "Dolina"RussianWebsite
Grupo Folklorico Los LaurelesMexicanWebsite
Jubilee American Dance TheaterAmericanWebsite
Karavansaray Dance Company Near Eastern Website
Kennelly Dance Company IrishWebsite
Lisa Performing ArtsChinese Folk DanceChristina Wang
Los Lupeños de San José MexicanWebsite
Lowiczanie Polish Folk EnsemblePolishWebsite
Niosha Dance AcademyPersianWebsite
Parangal Dance CompanyPhilippinesWebsite
Ripni KalinkaBulgarianWebsite
San Jose School of Highland DancingScottishWebsite
Shahrzad Dance CompanyPersianWebsite
Simorgh Dance CollectivePersian and Central AsiaWebsite
Stepping Out with the Caper Kids ScottishWebsite
Tamil Folk Dance GroupIndianE-mail, WhatsApp, or (510)620-4908
The Red Thistle Dancers ScottishWebsite
Village DancersInternational with emphasis on
Vintage Dancers of Sacramento 1800s-early 1900s Barbara Malakoff