Cultural Activities

El Centro has recently initiated it’s cultural initiative which aims to promote Latino Culture through different art forms to the surrounding Staten Island Community. Through this initiative it supports the Latino community in extending its heritage and traditions between members of all Latin American countries, generations, and the overall community. Leadership, professionalism and cultural competence are traits this initiative hopes to promote.

Ballet Folklorico del Centro
A dance troupe, founded from members of El Centro’s ESL classes, which provide a dynamic presentation of tradition dances from Latin America. Each dance carries a specific costume to enhance its cultural representation and demonstrates the rich fusion of indigenous and European influences.

Be swept away by Ballet Folklorico del Centro mosaic of dances from Peru, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Mexico and more!


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