In Series

The In Series' orginational mission is to work with and for D.C. area artists to create innovative theatrical programming around a classical music core of opera, cabaret, and song. In Series productions embrace fresh approaches to the classics and blend the performing arts in unconventional ways. The In Series is committed to excellence, affordability, and access to our shared, multifaceted musical heritage, as exemplified by our annual Latino culture programs. View more information on their Member Feature Page.

 

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Bastian & Bastiana
Presented by: The In Series

A "once upon a time" story full of love, magic, and sheep. Written by Mozart when he was 12, this is the charming tale of a young shepherdess and her former sweetheart, who must enlist the help of a local magician to bring them back together. A perfect student's introduction to opera and theatre. 
Date: 9/12/18, 9/13/18, 9/17/18, 9/18/18, 9/19/18, 9/20/18, 9/21/18
Time: 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM
Length of Event: 45 minutes
Location:  Source Theatre, 1835 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Discipline: Music/Music Production, Theatre, Dance
Curriculum Connections: English/ Language Arts, History/Geography
Grades: 1st - 4th
Ticket capacity: 100 per date.

Supplementary Materials: Bastian Synopsis; Bastian and Bastiana Teacher's Guide

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Cri Cri: The Mexican Singing Cricket 
Presented by: The In Series

Cri-Cri, the iconic Mexican radio character, has been popular all over Latin America since the 1930's. Joined by a zany announcer and two gifted musicians, Cri Cri brings students back to the age of radio in this interactive, bi-lingual program. Come dance, play, and sing along to timeless songs in Spanish and English. 
Date: 9/12/18, 9/13/18, 9/17/18, 9/18/18, 9/19/18, 9/20/18, 9/21/18
Time: 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM
Length of Event: 45 minutes
Location: Source Theatre, 1835 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Discipline: Music/ Music Production, Civics/ Social Studies, Dance
Curriculum Connections: Diversity, Foreign Language
Grades: K - 2nd
Ticket capacity: 100 per date.

Supplementary Materials: Cri Cri Teacher's Guide

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Duke Ellington's Neighborhood
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.
Date: 9/12/18, 9/13/18, 9/17/18, 9/18/18, 9/19/18, 9/20/18, 9/21/18 (@ Source Theatre)
         4/25, 4/26 (@THEARC)
Time: 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM
Length of Event: 45 minutes
Discipline: Music/ Music Production, Theatre
Curriculum Connections: English/ Language Arts, Diversity, History/ Geography, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning
Grades: 1st - 5th
Ticket capacity: 100 per date.

Supplementary Materials: Duke Ellington's Neighborhood Teacher's Guide

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The DC Collaborative is a FY18 Service Organization grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

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