Tucson dance studio: Arizona Folklórico Dance Company LLC was established in December of 2022 under the direction of Maestro Bruno A. Loya III in Tucson, AZ.
Arizona Folk (AZ Folk™) is dedicated to preserving Tucson's Hispanic roots through performing arts throughout the greater Arizona community. We present a captivating fusion of traditional and innovative Mexican folkloric dance, drawing inspiration from a variety of dance disciplines such as jazz, ballet, modern, ethnic dance, salsa, merengue, and hip hop.
We extend a warm invitation to prospective dance students and their families to join us in celebrating our vibrant culture. Experience the rhythmic wonders and artistic expressions as we embark on a remarkable journey together. Join our AZ Folk™ family, where talent, passion, and creativity thrive.
Bruno A. Loya III began his folklórico career 25 years ago in Tucson and has since taught, performed, and shared his passion for dance throughout the United States and internationally.
In addition to serving as the founding & presiding director of Arizona Folklórico Dance Company, Maestro Loya is also the current director of Tucson High Magnet School's folklórico group, Los Tucsonenses.
AnnaLyssa Loya has over 13 years of dance experience and 2 years of experience teaching Mexican Folkloric dance in Tucson.
In addition to teaching with Arizona Folk, AnnaLyssa has taken a lead role as a peer instructor to her classmates in Folklórico Los Tucsonenses at Tucson High Magnet School. She is also the proud instructor of White Elementary School's folklórico program, Folklórico Los Toritos.