Join Dallas Historical Society for a discussion and cultural celebration with Pedro Perez II, and his dance company Alegre Ballet Folklórico! Perez, Alegre Ballet Folklórico founder and director, has been in Folklórico for 30 years. Born and raised in Oak Cliff, Texas, Pedro has always had a love for the artistry and beauty of Mexican and Latino Culture. Along with dance and choreography, Pedro has taken on the task of designing and making several of Alegre's costumes. Pedro has been recognized for his work and collection of regional outfits and has begun to exhibit and discuss them. Outside of Alegre he has worked with TeCo Theatrical Productions as a costume designer, stage manager, and actor. Alegre Ballet Folklórico has been committed to bringing the culture and history of Mexico through dance and music using traditional and creative elements. Alegre Ballet Folklórico will also be performing as Perez explains the dances and costumes.