Ballet Folklorico de Topeka, is a Mexican Folkloric Dance Company, founded by our parent organization, JUSTICIA INC. BFTD was established in 1976, under the direction of Ediberto Gonzalez Sr. The dance company practices year-round and performs locally,state-wide, and out-of-state. There are three levels of instruction; Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced/Touring. BFDT, is open to anyone ages 4 and up and especially encourages male performers.
The dance troupe belongs to ANGF,( Associacion Nationales de Grupos Folklorico). ANGF is an international non-profit organization founded in 1973 that is dedicated to the research, preservation, presentation, and education of La Cultura Mexicana and Latina within the realms of music, art, and especially dance. BFDT participates in annual conferences hosted throughout the 50 states and parts of Mexico.