The In Series

The mission of the In Series is to work with and for DC area artists, creating innovative theatrical programming around a classical music core of opera, cabaret and song. Productions embrace fresh approaches to the classics, and blend the performing arts in unconventional ways. They are committed to excellence, affordability, and access to our shared, multicultural and multifaceted musical heritage. View their website.

 

AHFES AT CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS AND AHFES IN-SCHOOL PLACEMENTS

The inseries offers these AHFES experiences both as field-trips and as inschool placements.

A reminder that the DC Collaborative no longer provides direct funds to cover costs for in-school programs. The cost for this workshop is $750 for a single performance and $900 for 2 performances, which will be invoiced to your school at the time of booking. More funding may be provided by the member organization at a later date so please indicate your interest through the Lottery Request Form. Note: In-school Placements will be scheduled based on mutual availability and will be determined after the lottery requests are assigned.

DUKE ELLINGTON’S NEIGHBORHOOD (December Lottery and In-School Opportunity)
Presented by: The In Series
An interactive journey through Duke Ellington’s DC—from U Street and the Howard Theatre to Anacostia —come groove along with Duke’s jazz piano with live jazz trio. Join amazing performers, as they discover how a local hero influenced the Harlem Renaissance, helped shape the cultural history of Washington D.C., and became an international star.
Field-Trip Dates: 1/17/17, 1/18/17, 1/19/17, 1/24/17, 1/25/17, 1/26/17
Field-Trip Times: 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM
Field-Trip Location: Source Theatre 1835 14th Street, NW Washington, DC 20009
In-School Dates: TBD
Discipline: Humanities, Music/Music Production, Theater
Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, History & Geography, Diversity
Grades: 1-5
In-School Costs: $750 for a single performance, $900 for 2 performances
View Teacher's Guide

for Duke Ellington's Neighborhood

CRI CRI: THE MEXICAN SINGING CRICKET (December Lottery and In-School Opportunity)
Presented by: The In Series
Cri-Cri is the Mexican Muppet, an iconic radio program popular all over Latin America in the1960s-70’s! Learn about the age of radio, and join three gifted performers, who with the audience’s help, dance, play and sing along to these classic songs in Spanish and in English.
Field-Trip Dates: 3/21/17, 3/22/17, 3/23/17
Field-Trip Times: 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM
Field-Trip Location: Gala Hispanic Theatre 3333 14th Street, NW Washington, DC 20010
In-School Dates: TBD
Discipline: Humanities, Music/Music Production, Dance, Theater
Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Foreign Language, Diversity
Grades: PreK-2
In-School Cost: $750 for a single performance, $900 for 2 performances

for Cri Cri: The Mexican Singing Cricket

 

BASTIAN & BASTIANNA 
Presented by: The In Series
Written when he was 12, Mozart’s fairy-tale opera is full of love, magic, and sheep. It tells the charming tale of a shepherdess and her former sweetheart who seek the help of a local magician to bring them back together. The perfect student’s introduction to opera and theatre.
In-School Dates: TBD
Discipline: Humanities, Music/Music Production, Dance, Theater
Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Foreign Language, History & Geography, Diversity
Grades: 1-8
In-School Cost: $750 for a single performance, $900 for 2 performances
View Teacher's Guide

for Bastian & Bastianna

 

ZARZUELITA LATINA 
Presented by: The In Series
Discover the traditional Spanish musical, or Zarzuela! Popular in the early 20th century Cuba and Latin America, Zarzuela combines music, dance, and theatre. Discover the art form while learning about Spanish and Latino geography, history, music, and dance. Students even have opportunities to join in onstage in this interactive, bilingual program.
In-School Dates: TBD
Discipline: Humanities, Music/Music Production, Dance, Theater
Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Foreign Language, History & Geography, Diversity 
Grades: 1-5
In-School Cost: $750 for a single performance, $900 for 2 performances

for Zarzuelita Latina

 

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Mailing: 975 F Street, NW
Location: 923 F Street, NW, #303
Washington, DC 20004
P: 202.470.6467
info@dccollaborative.org

The DC Collaborative is a FY17 partner grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.