About The Performers
Founded in 1992, the Los Angeles-based Pacífico Dance Company has been thrilling audiences with its unique blend of modern and traditional dance for well over a decade. Under the guidance of Adriana Astorga-Gainey, general and artistic director, the company has evolved and created its own unique style, costume designs, music and choreography. Since its founding, Pacífico has performed for audiences throughout the United States and Asia. With some 40 dancers and musicians, it prides itself on educating culturally diverse communities, as well as providing Hispanic audiences with a forum for developing pride in their own heritage.
Dedicated to the performance and preservation of traditional Mexican dance through the reconstruction of choreography and dance training, Pacifico seeks to instill pride of heritage and promote cultural understanding among the diverse communities of Southern California. The company also incorporates Mexican folklore, religion, and current themes presented through dance fusion to further the appreciation and understanding of present-day Mexico.