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Cara Mía Theatre Company



Flores y Calaveras (A Play Celebrating Mexico's Day of the Dead) On Campus

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
Formats
On Campus Program
Grades
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Community/Fam., Special Ed, Bilingual
Standards

Description

This play tells the story of a Mexican-American girl and her deceased uncle who teaches her the beauty of the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition. Inspired by the engravings of Jose Guadalupe Posada, this performance utilizes masks, movement, physical comedy, and projections of visual art. Class set of Study Guide material will be provided at location. Digital copy available upon request.

Students Will

  • Learn about and appreciate a traditional Mexican holiday
  • Experience the use of theatrical masks
  • Learn about and appreciate one of Mexico's most famous visual artists
  • Literacy Connection: Just a Minute!: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book (Pura Belpre Medal Book Illustrator (Awards)) by Yuyi Morales. ISBN 9780811837583

Details

Dates: Monday - Saturday and/or Sunday
Times: 8am to 6pm
Duration: 45 Minutes
School Fee: Flat Rate: $510.00
Minimum Attendance: 20
Maximum Attendance: 350
Bilingual: Yes
Technical Needs: Projector, Laptop, and Projection screen, Performance space (it can be the auditorium or cafeteria)
Other Information: Each program is customized to be grade level appropriate. Class set of Study Guide material will be provided at location. Digital copy available upon request.

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Please email Cheyenne Raquel Farley at [email protected] or call us at 214-516-0706.
Deadline: 2 weeks prior to start date
Cancellation Policy: All residencies and touring performances can be rescheduled with Cara Mía 1 week prior to class start date. However, in the case that a workshop or residency cannot be rescheduled, it can be canceled up to a week (seven days) before the agreed start date. After a week from the start date, Cara Mía requires half of the payment for the workshop or residency in the case of a cancellation. After the start date, Cara Mía requires full payment for the touring workshop or residency. Touring shows can be canceled a week (seven days) before performance. After a week before performance date, Cara Mía requires full payment for a cancellation. Field trip performances to Cara Mía shows are non-refundable regardless of circumstances such as bad weather, difficulty with transportation or scheduling difficulties.
After School Policy: All residencies and touring performances can be rescheduled with Cara Mía. However, in the case that a Write On! residency cannot be rescheduled, it can be canceled up to a week (seven days) before the agreed start date. After a week from the start date until the start date, Cara Mía requires half of the payment for Write On! in the case of a cancellation. After the start date, Cara Mía requires full payment for Write On! residency. Touring shows can be canceled a week (seven days) before performance. After a week before performance date, Cara Mía requires full payment for a cancellation. Field trip performances to Cara Mía shows are non-refundable regardless of circumstances such as bad weather, difficulty with transportation or scheduling difficulties. Cara Mia instructors are not allowed to release children to parents. Please inform the Instructors of appropriate arrival and dismissal process. A class session will consist of a maximum of 25 students. A DISD staff member may be required to monitor behavior.

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