Lance Rodriguez is a choreographer, teacher, and artistic director with over 18 years of dance experience. He has studied and performed with various troupes, choreographers, professors, and maestros of Mexican Folklorico. He began work as a choreographer in 2013 when he established Ballet Folklorico De Detroit, growing from 4 dancers in a church basement to a 40+ member performing troupe. He has choreographed dances using the historically correct style of dance required of folklorico while keeping the dances fresh with modern choreography. He has danced at hundreds of venues including the White House.