¡Corre! ¡Corre!: A race against time
Teatro Milagro Theatre Company (Portland, OR)
Inspired by the real-life stories of Tarahumara runners, ¡Corre! ¡Corre! shares the story of a young girl and her coach, who sees her potential as an Olympic competitor. Renowned for their incredible long-distance running ability, the Tarahumara are the indigenous people from the northwestern region of Mexico. ¡Corre! ¡Corre! uses mythical imagery, dance movement, and poetic narrative to showcase a cultural perspective that inspires athleticism and perseverance.
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Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World
David Gonzalez (New York, NY)
Cuentos paints a vivid picture of the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world with colorful tales from the Caribbean, South America, and the Bronx! From the silly antics of the Puerto Rican anti-hero “Juan Bobo” to the mysterious dealings and powers of the Orishas in a suite of Afro-Cuban stories, these tales are filled with memorable characters, fantastic plots and positive messages for children. Spanish language words are sprinkled throughout the stories and songs in such a way that young audiences can repeat and retain their sound and meaning. Click here to view a trailer.
TSIINIIKSIIN AHKOSITAPIYO’P PASKAAN: Telling Stories Through Dance
Wild Mint Arts (Calgary, AB)
Wild Mint Arts delivers workshops, performances, and classes with Indigenous performing artists locally and from around the world. The titles translates from Blackfoot to English as “tellings stories using dances”. This work shares stories through hoop dance, using traditional and contemporary styles. This performance is perfect for young audiences.
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2019 Family series supporters; Wildberries Marketplace, Kokatat Watersports Wear, Holly Yashi Jewelry and Tri Counties Bank.
School performance sponsors: Redwood Capital Bank, Greenway Partners, Pacific Builders, Pat Bitton, Tom and Stephanie Perrett, Tina Mackenzie and Norman Polson, Dale Preston and Kay Sennott, Los Bagels, Jim Maher/Morgan Stanley, Stephany Joy/ReMax Realty, Pierson, Post Haste Mail Center, Sunrise Rotary Arcata, Jonsteen Company and Comfortable Efficiency.