GALA Hispanic Theatre
GALA (Grupo de Artistas LatinoAmericanos) Hispanic Theatre is a National Center for Latino Performing Arts in the nation's capital. Since 1976 GALA has been promoting and sharing the Latino arts and cultures with a diverse audience, creating work that speaks to communities today, and preserving the rich Hispanic heritage for generations that follow. By developing and producing works that explore the breadth of Latino performing arts, GALA provides opportunities for the Latino artist, educates youth, and engages the entire community in an exchange of ideas and perspectives.
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Events taking place from October through December will be available in the Fall Lottery opening on September 7th.
El Perro del Hortelano - Virtual Performance + Pre and Post Show Workshop
Presented by: GALA Hispanic Theatre
The Dog in the Manger is a hilarious comedy by the Master of Spain’s Golden Age, Lope de Vega, that explores the pain of love in a classist society. This production continues GALA’s history of adapting classical gems with timeless themes for today’s audiences.
Date: October 5-November 20
Time: Flexible as it is virtual and according to how the educator would like to build it into their curriculum.
Length of Event: Pre-and post-show workshops would be 30-45 minutes, the actual virtual performance is 1.5 hours for a total of 2.5-3 hours over 3 sessions.
Content Area: English/Language Arts
Learning Standards: Spanish language exposure and vocabulary building, Emergent bilinguals communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of language arts, Perceive and analyze artistic work
Grades: 9th - 12th, Adult/ Alternative Education
Ticket Capacity: 200, The performances can be all at once, and we can break up the pre-and post-show workshops to smaller groups for a more effective learning experience.
Supplementary Materials: Bilingual Study Guide
EXQUISTA AGONÍA (Exquisite Agony)
Presented by: Gala Hispanic Theatre
Millie is an opera singer whose composer husband, Lorzenzo, died in a car accident. Shortly after, his heart was transplanted into the chest of Amér, a young man from Latin America who has traveled to Miami for the procedure. Millie tracks down the surgeon who performed the transplant, Doctor Castillo, to try to arrange a meeting with Amér, hoping to discover some remnant of her deceased husband.
Dates: February 13th
Program Length: 2 hours
Location: Gala Hispanic, 3333 14th St. Washington, DC 20010
Content: Social Studies/History/Geography, Arts, Diversity
Ticket Capacity: 200 tickets
for Exquista Agonia