Xochitl-Quetzal Aztec Dance

Experience a journey into Mexico’s ancient Aztec culture of music, song, and dance. Xochitl-Quetzal invites you to a dynamic and vibrant performance honoring the heritage of the tradition of La Danza De Los Concheros. Join us and learn about the Aztec world of indigenous ceremony and ritual. 

To view the performance of Xochitl-Quetzal Aztec Dance please click the video below.

Aztec

Tiffany/(Aiden)

What did you like most about the storyteller? 

I really liked the costume that the performer wore for the performance. It was really nice. 

Did you learn any new information? 

Yes, I learned how they create the head piece out of feathers.

Do you think other students should see this performance? Why/ Why not?

Yes, because it is very educational and fun.

Olive

What did you enjoy most about the performance?

What I liked most about the performance were the interesting headdresses they wore and the way the feathers were arranged. I thought the pieces were very detailed. 

Did you learn any new information?

I learned that rooster feathers are used in the headdresses. 

Do you think other students should see this performance? Why or why not?

I do think other students should see this performance because it helped me notice the effort people put into these special performances and dances. 

Kailen 

What did you enjoy most about the performance?

 I enjoyed the musical element to the dance. I enjoyed this because the way the music is played using their ankles interested me. 

 Did you learn any new information?

 Yes, I learned about the Aztec culture and how the feathers in the cultural headpieces were from birds that had passed away and much more. 

 Do you think other students should see this performance?  Why/Why not?

 Yes, I think students should learn about this because it is a beautiful culture. It is exciting to watch and fun to learn about. Like we talked about on the call, it is different than our common dances and that is what makes it interesting.