Upcoming Public Events

JUNTOSVirtual Global Teachers

JUNTOSVirtual Global Teachers is a unique opportunity for teachers across the US and Canada to discover JUNTOS’ teaching methods, all while building a global network of like-minded peers.

April 1-2, 2023

The JUNTOS pedagogy is a three-dimensional approach to teaching that prioritizes cross-cultural understanding, including in-depth education about each of our Community Alliances. This perspective emphasizes leadership, collaboration, and cultural exchange as tools of empowerment within our global community.

JUNTOSAbroad: Guatemala

JUNTOSAbroad: Guatemala focuses on how art and movement can create strong bonds and international communities.

May 22nd - June 4th, 2023

Dance volunteers travel for two weeks engaging in community arts outreach with women and children’s organizations, and collaborating with emerging dance artists and companies in Mayan villages and urban centers, some of which JUNTOS has been working to help develop since 2011.

Learn more about JUNTOSAbroad: Guatemala here.


JUNTOSYouth is a 9-day trip for advanced teen dancers incorporating dance, community outreach, and cultural exchange.

July 17th – 25th, 2023

JUNTOSYouth is designed for advanced youth dance students (ages 14-18) to perform in underserved communities while immersing themselves in Oaxacan Mexican culture. JUNTOS invites entire dance studios, companies, or groups to apply together.

We also welcome applications from individual students. Individual students will be assigned a designated trip leader. In addition to JUNTOS staff, trip leaders are parent chaperones, school directors, and JUNTOS Alumni.

Applications for JUNTOSYouth will close on February 26th, 2023.

Full Calendar: Programs + Events

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JUNTOSVirtual Community Workshop Series

Make a global impact through JUNTOS Pedagogy teaching + performance initiative.

Learn more!
Ongoing through Winter/Spring 2022!

JUNTOSVirtual Master Class Series

Bring the JUNTOS experience to your classroom!

Learn more!

Past Events

JUNTOSAbroad: México Virtual Watch Party

Ever wondered what happens on our JUNTOSAbroad trip?! Join JUNTOS for an evening of virtual performance and dance workshop footage and more!

Have you always wanted to join a JUNTOSAbroad: México trip? Join us on February 28th, 2023 at 8pm ET/5pm PT to live the Abroad experience at our Virtual Watch Party! 🫶

View performance videos, hear student testimonials, and enjoy stories of our favorite memories from the workshops and collaborations we engaged in with Oaxacan communities and organizations. We can’t wait for you to join the JUNTOS experience with us! ☀️

JUNTOSAbroad: México

JUNTOSAbroad: Mexico is an 11-day dance outreach trip that offers dance volunteers opportunities for experiential learning, intercultural exchange, and professional touring experience.

January 5th - 16th, 2023

JUNTOSAbroad: México 2023 focused on intercultural exchange, education, and collaboration with the many communities of southern Mexico. Our dance volunteers created connections with the youth of our Community Alliances through dance workshops and exchange artistic knowledge with local groups through dance, textile arts, and other creative media.

Volunteers also collaborated with local Folkloric dance companies through movement workshops and dance performances across the state of Oaxaca.

Read our México 2023 Travel Log here.

Giving Tuesday 2022

Giving Tuesday is a global celebration of generosity that encourages universal action to help create a better world by giving back in any way possible.

JUNTOS’ mission is to equip our Global Community with essential life skills through the exploration of individual creative expression in an immersive experience that fosters leadership skills, global awareness, self-confidence, and community-first mindsets. This Giving Tuesday, you can help us bring tools of lifelong self-empowerment to underserved communities in Latin America as we simultaneously foster leadership skills, cultural exchange and understanding, and community-first mindsets in the next generation of global creative leaders.

Our #GivingTuesday campaign ran from November 29th – December 31st – plenty of time for our community to join us in our mission to make a meaningful international impact! In 2022, we aimed to raise $11,000 USD, all to go to support our upcoming program year – including our Return to Abroad: México in January 2023!

We are excited to announce that we’ve surpassed our goal, raising $11,120 USD thanks to your generosity!

Read about the meaningful, long-lasting, international impact that JUNTOS makes!

JUNTOSAbroad: Guatemala Watch Party

Ever wondered what happens on our JUNTOSAbroad trip?! Join JUNTOS for an evening of virtual performance and dance workshop footage and more!

Join JUNTOS Staff and Dance Volunteers as we share exciting footage from our first Abroad trip in over 2.5 years. See how students from universities in the US connect and collaborate with communities in Xela and Guatemala City, in Guatemala, and see our JUNTOS repertory pieces like never before! We hope to see you as we celebrate and acknowledge the hard work of JUNTOS Dance Volunteers, Staff, and Community Alliances and create an even bigger and more connected community.

We have two options for participating: 

1. Attend the virtual event day of for a watch party and Q+A with JUNTOS Staff and Dance Volunteers or

2. Purchase tickets to receive the performance video link and watch anytime you’d like for up to two weeks after August 25th.

JUNTOSAmbassador Katarina Smith's Capstone Project

Katarina will be completing her capstone project in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, with three local Community Alliances: Cuerpo de Baile, Centro Cultural Efrain Recinos, and Escuela de Danza Municipal.

Read Kat’s blog below to immerse yourself in her project over the next few weeks!

July 5-25, 2022

We are excited to announce that JUNTOSAmbassador Katarina Smith will be traveling to Guatemala this summer to complete her capstone project! Katarina fell in love with JUNTOS’s mission on her first trip to Guatemala in 2018, and has subsequently been on two more JUNTOS Abroad trips to Guatemala and Colombia. Katarina is excited to work as an ambassador because she believes giving and receiving art from communities is a gratifying experience.

Follow her travels here!

JUNTOSLocal: NYC Happy Hour

Join JUNTOS Collective for an evening of cocktails, dance, and community! 30% of proceeds go to support future JUNTOS programming.

Enjoy an opportunity to connect with JUNTOS student volunteers, alumni, and greater community members in NYC. La Contenta is generously donating 30% of all proceeds to JUNTOS Collective, so come indulge in delicious cocktails and tacos for a good cause!

See the menu at La Contenta: https://lacontentanyc.com/

JUNTOSAbroad: Guatemala

JUNTOS is building a new way to travel abroad. Subscribe to our newsletter to see how we are creating new ways to reconnect in-person.

June 29th-July 8th, 2022

We are excited to announce that JUNTOSAbroad will return this summer! With the health and safety of our Community Alliances and Dance Volunteers at the forefront, we are designing a ten-day trip to Guatemala that will bring us back to the heart of our mission – danza, cultura, and acción social – and we want you to join us!

Follow our travels here!

JUNTOSLocal: Boston

An afternoon gathering of JUNTOS Collective community, dance, and connection!

May 21st, 2022

This opportunity to connect with JUNTOS student volunteers, alumni, and greater community members in Boston. Together, we enjoyed short dance performance and light food and drink.

Celebración JUNTOS

Join our annual spring benefit – back in person – for an evening of building community, dance performance, mezcal, silent auction, and more!

May 13th, 2022

Celebración JUNTOS is our annual spring benefit that includes a happy hour style evening event full of opportunities to build community, taste mezcal, bid on a curated silent auction, watch dance performances, and get to know the JUNTOS Collaborators! Join us to enjoy an evening full of danza y familia.


Celebrate generosity, familía, and the gift of dance as we end #GivingTuesday with a special NYC-based performance featuring performances by JUNTOS Alumni, Staff, Dance Volunteers, and Community!

Sunday, December 5th, 2021
at 6:30pm + 8:30pm

Giving Tuesday 2021

Get ready to move beyond your Zoom box with JUNTOS!

Tuesday, November 30th

This Giving Tuesday, we are raising money to support our newest program, JUNTOSVirtual. During the winter of 2021 and spring of 2022, we aim to provide over 200 hours of virtual dance performance and educational programming to communities abroad and in the United States. As we work to integrate our virtual and in-person programming and hope to travel in 2022, we have additionally planned our first in-person program in over a year and a half. JUNTOSLocal NYC will provide pedagogical, artistic, and professional development workshops, community performances, and a connection to our global network of supportive JUNTOS Familía. 

JUNTOSTalks: Jhonatan Hernández and Florangel Témaj

Join us for the send episode of our newest initiative, JUNTOSTalks – a monthly conversation series between JUNTOS and the people we are inspired by.

Saturday, November 20th at 7pm EST

Join JUNTOS on YouTube Live as we connect with inspirational leaders from our international community. Each month, we create space on our platform for prominent figures from our global community to share their experiences.

In this episode of JUNTOSTalks, we connect with Jhonatan Hernández and Florangel Témaj, two inspirational leaders from our international Community Alliance, Fundación Salvación. Listen to their stories, learn how they are uplifting and empowering their community, and see why their work inspires us. We invite you to participate in this intimate conversation by contributing your own questions, which you can email us ahead of time or enter into the live chat during the talk.

Día de los Muertos Community Performance

Join JUNTOS volunteers and community members for dance, culture, and conversation in celebration of Día de Los Muertos!
Thursday, October 28th, 2021
All funds from this pay what you can event will go toward the JUNTOS Global Teachers’ “Sponsor a Community” campaign, a portion of which will be put toward a donation to a community abroad in need, and another portion will contribute to stipends for our Global Teachers. This is an incredible way to see the immediate impact of your donations.

JUNTOSTalks: Irma Díaz Gutiérrez

Introducing our newest initiative, JUNTOSTalks – a monthly conversation series between JUNTOS and the people we are inspired by.

Sunday, October 24th, 2021

Join JUNTOS on YouTube live as we connect with inspirational leaders from our international community. Once a month, we will be creating space on our platform for prominent figures from our global community. Listen to their stories, learn how they are uplifting and empowering their community, and see why they inspire us.

JUNTOSVirtual Global Teachers

Our team of college-aged dance professionals and students who, after learning the JUNTOS pedagogy, collaborated to lead international virtual Community Workshops.

Saturday, October 8th - Thursday, October 28th, 2021

JUNTOSVirtual Global Teachers is a unique opportunity for emerging dance professionals to be trained by JUNTOS staff to use our dance pedagogy. Following training, participants will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience by leading virtual Community Workshops in both English and Spanish, all while building a worldwide network of artists, educators, and community builders. 

JUNTOSVirtual Master Class Series: Semana de Movimiento

Take class with JUNTOSVirtual Master Class teachers from across the globe, and watch them perform at the end of the week!

Monday, March 15 - Saturday, March 20, 2021

Semana de Movimiento is a week of master classes with teachers from Guatemala, Mexico, and Chicago. Styles ranging from Salsa to Contemporary; there’s something for every every dancer at any level! Then, watch the teachers perform on Saturday, March 20th. Check out our package prices for access to the entire week’s events!

Re-Crafting Dance Artistry Amidst a Pandemic: A JUNTOS Alumni Panel

Re-discover and navigate your voice as an artist, and redefine how to keep forward momentum in the dance world during this time. 

Saturday, April 10, 2021, 6-7:30PM EDT

The JUNTOSAlumni Board is hosting an Alumni Panel that will focus on how artists have needed to reconsider their role in the dance community during this time of a global pandemic. The panelists will share their experiences of quarantine, how they were able to adapt to the twists and turns of the year of 2020, and how it has influenced their personal artistry and the dance community as a whole.