STUDENT MATINEE: Sugar Skull, traditions of Dia de los Muertos
Tuesday, October 30 @ 9:45 AM$9.00
60 minute performance, Grades 3-5
Curriculum Connection: Early literacy and bilingual education featuring Spanish language, culture, music, costume, dance, theater
Meet Young Vita who thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones. Why throw a party for the dead? Then she meets Sugar Skull, a charismatic candy skeleton who dreams of riding the exclusive train to Who-Knows-Where. Along with her skeletal new friend, Vita dances with ancient ancestors, sings with a sorrowful sorceress, escapes the trickster Chaneques, and even meets the famous Catrina Calavera. But can this clever youth help him get on the train before it’s too late? Sugar Skull! is a joyous, heartfelt adventure that features a company of gifted musicians and dancers who delve into the rich, tuneful traditions of Día de los Muertos. SIGNUP HERE.
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Additional season support from Main Street America Group and TD Charitable Foundation