May 12

Teaching Artists


Noemy Hernandez

Noemy Hernandez was appointed Artistic Director of Calpulli Mexican Dance Company after forming part of the artistic staff for three years as a choreographer and rehearsal director. She holds a B.F.A. in Dance from the University of California, Irvine where she studied under Donald McKayle and taught dance in public schools as an ArtsBridge Scholar. As a choreographer, Ms. Hernandez created works for Latin jazz artist Arturo O’Farril and the Brooklyn Philharmonic. She plans to develop Calpulli as a premiere dance company with a focus on Mexican traditions and Mexican-American cultural expression. She enjoys sharing her knowledge of modern, jazz, ballet, and folkloric dance to enrich the lives of children in NYC and beyond.