press and reviews

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Daniel Tyx, The Texas Observer, December 8, 2017

"Ballet Nepantla erases boundaries between dance forms and explores what it means to be from the borderlands — both as a geographical place and a state of mind"


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Perla Arellano, Austin American Statesman, November 22, 2017

“Ballet Nepantla...  puede servir como un ejemplo para animar a que otros niños latinos luchen
por alcanzar sus sueños.”


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Kiersten Ehr, SA Live, November 13, 2017

"Andrea and her dancers fuse Contemporary Ballet with Mexican Folklorico to tell traditional stories of the Mexican experience through an exciting, emerging aesthetic.


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Reynaldo Leanos Jr., Texas Standard, September 20, 2017

“Guajardo hopes that every time Nepantla performs, the show will counter unflattering narratives about Mexican and Mexican-American communities. She hopes the beauty of the dance will be like a bridge that connects people who are in this— Nepantla— this “in between” of worlds and spaces.”


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Reynaldo Leanos Jr., NBC News, NY, September 15, 2017

"Creating the dance company allowed Guajardo to bring young dancers from the Río Grande Valley to New York City."


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Estefanía Hernández, El Diario, September 15, 2017

“La manera en que los bailarines muestran emoción en los estiramientos de manos y los
movimientos altos de pies, hacen que el tradicional “zapateado” luzca más moderno.”


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Estefanía Hernández, NY1 Noticias, August 30, 2017

"Su misión, es alejarse de la discriminación hacia Mexicanos-Americanos y revelar cómo Mexico contribuye a la economía, cultura y las artes"