WSU Ballet Folklórico

Welcome to WSUBF (Weber State University Ballet Folklórico)! Ballet Folklórico helps students develop leadership skills by mentoring, advising, community service, strengthening strong cultural identities, and engaging in social activities.


WSU Ballet Folklórico Goals:
  • Spend time with successful peers engaged in college/college readiness who can act as role models and leaders.
  • Improve their grades, learn how to study and time management.
  • Develop leadership skills: planning, decision making, the courage to lead, risk-taking, integrity, vision, set up goals, communication skills, proactivity, investment in others, people skills, time management, presentation skills, initiative, respect, and strive to improve.
  • Mentor younger youth; youth is invited from our community to participate.
  • Strengthen and maintain strong cultural identities.
  • Engage in a prosocial activity.

Each practice involved leadership, academic guidance, college navigation, heritage, mentoring, and academics. WSU Ballet focuses in retain students in college. Students involved in the program are empowered and provided with the academic, leadership, and life skills to become successful leaders in their communities and role models.                                                                                                                                                                                               


WSU Ballet Meetings  


  • When:
  • Where: 
    • Virtual
  • Time:   
    • 4:00 - 6:00 PM

To receive updates please make sure your phone number is in the WSU Ballet Group me

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WSU Ballet Folklórico Advisor



WSU Ballet Officers 2020-2021  


Tashina BarberMonica Rodriguez Mesa  - WSU Ballet Folklorico Advisor

My name is Monica Rodriguez Mesa. I am from Bogotá, Colombia. I enjoy working with diverse students and their families. 

B.A. Social Work, the University of La Salle from Bogotá, Colombia, and Masters in Education from Weber State University.

Amanda JonesMaria Vasquez Martinez - WSU Ballet Folklorico President

Public Health and Spanish Translation 


4 years 

To Learn and pass that knowledge to other Hispanic/Latino students and/or community members about different folkloric dances and their meaning. 


Shinibah StanleyRosa Rodriguez Luo   -  WSU Ballet Folklorico Secretary

My name is Rosa Rodriguez, I am the Ballet Folklórico Secretary for the 2019-2020 school year. With the support of the ballet and the Center for Multicultural Excellence, I have received my Associate's Degree. Now, I am currently working on obtaining a Bachelor's degree in History.  The last four years in the ballet have brought many learning opportunities. I've learned about leadership, perseverance, determination, among many other qualities.

I have also learned about the various ways to represent my culture through dancing and through music. I am looking forward to the upcoming school year and hope anyone reading this knows that they are welcomed to join the ballet. We are a family who supports each other and wants to see each other succeed in our goals as first-generation college students. So please, come meet us, we would love to have YOU! 


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