Viva Mi Cultura: Nuestras Raíces
October 12, 2016
Guadalupe Theater (1301 Guadalupe St.)
“Viva Mi Cultura” – is a one-hour lecture demonstration featuring members of the Guadalupe Dance Company presenting the traditional dances, costumes and music of Mexico and Spain. The lively performance gives audiences the opportunity to interact with the dancers while emphasizing the cultural value of traditional Folkloric and Flamenco dance. Audiences will have the opportunity to interact with the dancers, participate in a question and answer session and join in a mini dance class. Each performance highlights different traditions of Mexico or Spain.
As a community initiative to recruit and inspire local youth, the Guadalupe Dance Company has provided this service to area schools for many years. Viva Mi Cultura fosters pride, cultural awareness and a deeper understanding of traditional dance and music.
School groups and individuals alike are encouraged to attend. Reservations must be made in order to secure admission. Admission is $3 each person for schools and $5 for the general public.
To make reservations, or to find out if your school qualifies for free admission, send email to GCAC Education Director firstname.lastname@example.org or call 210.271.3151 ext 225.
Additional Viva Mi Cultura Dates:
Viva Mi Cultura: Celebrando Dia de los Muertos
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at the Guadalupe Theater at 10am
A lecture demonstration celebrating the Mexican Day of the Dead traditions through the music and dance of Mexico.
Viva Mi Cultura: Fiesta Folklorica
Friday, May 5, 2016 at the Guadalupe Theater at 10am
A lecture demonstration celebrating Cinco de Mayo and the battle of Puebla through traditional Mexican Folkloric Dance.
Viva Mi Cultura: Flamenco
Friday, June 1, 2016 at the Guadalupe Theater at 10am
Lecture demonstration highlighting the different elements of Flamenco Dance and how it is different from traditional Mexican dance and music.
The Guadalupe Dance Company can perform at to your event. For booking information contact Jeannette Chavez at 210.271.3151 ext 224.