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Siembra, Latino Theatre Season: Solving for X: The Education Project

By the Working Classroom  7 pm—Thursday-Saturday 2 pm—Sunday *Reception* Following the Friday, Feb. 17 performance, all audience members are invited to a special dessert reception to meet the cast and celebrate the performance. Working Classroom’s theatre ensemble collaborates with Scott Barrow from Tectonic Theater Project and guest director/playwright Milta Ortiz from Arizona’s Borderlands Theater to create an immersive bilingual performance based on community interviews and dedicated to bringing a face and voice to educational inequity. Presented in partnership with Working Classroom. $12 w/ $2 discount for students, seniors, & (more…)

Siembra, Latino Theatre Season: The Season of La Llorona

By Rudolfo Anaya November 3-6, & November 10-13, 2016 7:30 pm—Thursday-Saturday 2 pm—Sunday Rudolfo Anaya, acknowledged as the foremost author of New Mexican Hispanic culture and folkways and acclaimed as the founder of modern Chicano literature, has written over 40 books and plays; this is his first play. His exploration of the Mesoamerican legend of La Llorona, the “Wailing Woman,” gives both historic and human depth to the well-known myth. Presented in partnership with Teatro Nuevo México. $18 w/ $3 discount for students, seniors, & NHCC members; $10 (more…)

Circo Radical Performance “La Vuelta”

6 pm & 8 pm This Friday, July 15th at 6pm or 8pm join the members of NHCC’s Summer Institute Circo Radical for a live circus arts performance, “La Vuelta”.  Circo Radical is the 4th program of our Summer Institutes and pairs advanced circus arts students with our team of professional circus artists and musicians. Over the course of 2 weeks this diverse group of artists ranging in age from 13-36 has developed a dynamic show exploring themes of identity and belonging.  Stilts, juggling, aerial feats, clowning, (more…)

Festival Ballet Albuquerque Presents Dracula, A Love Story (Rental)

Saturday-Sunday, October 1-2, 2016 7 pm—Saturday 2 pm—Sunday Back by popular demand and just in time to kick off the Halloween season, Patricia Dickinson Wells brings Bram Stoker’s macabre novel Dracula back to the stage for two breathtaking performances of a fully realized dance rendition, Dracula, A Love Story. Festival Ballet Albuquerque, also known for its critically acclaimed productions of Firebird Ballet, The Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment, Billy the Kid, Coppelia, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, performs a truly 21st century version of the (more…)

Siembra, Latino Theatre Season: Woman on Fire

By Marisela Treviño Orta September 29-October 2, October 6-9, & October 13-16, 2016 7:30 pm—Thursday-Saturday 2 pm—Sunday Woman on Fire is a re-imagining of Sophocles’ Antigone set along the Arizona/Mexico border. The ghost of a woman who died while crossing the border haunts the unwilling heroine Juanita, the wife of a U.S. Border Patrolman. Juanita finds herself torn between the law of man and a higher law when she must decide whether or not to put her husband’s career and their marriage at risk in order to (more…)

Summer Institute Performances: The Manoa Project

8 pm The NHCC’s Summer Institutes—Circo Latino, the Manoa Project, and Voces—are presenting performances based on the exhibit The House on Mango Street:  Artists Interpret Community and Sandra Cisneros’ book of the same name. Join the Manoa Project Teen Ensemble for a stirring performance inspired by themes of family, community, identity, and home. The fully produced original show was written and created by a group of theatre students who have trained and worked together over four weeks. $12 w/ $2 discount for students

Summer Institute Performances: Voces

7 pm The NHCC’s Summer Institutes—Circo Latino, the Manoa Project, and Voces—are presenting performances based on the exhibit The House on Mango Street:  Artists Interpret Community and Sandra Cisneros’ book of the same name. Join Voces for a stirring performance inspired by themes of family, community, identity, and home—appropriate for all ages.  Students from the Voces writing program will perform selected pieces from their month of intensive writing, exploring their own inner voices as well as the themes from the exhibit and novel. Free public event; suggested (more…)

Summer Institute Performances: Circo Latino

Thursday—5:30 pm Friday—10:30 am The NHCC’s Summer Institutes—Circo Latino, the Manoa Project, and Voces—are presenting performances based on the exhibit The House on Mango Street:  Artists Interpret Community and Sandra Cisneros’ book of the same name. Join Circo Latino for a stirring performance inspired by themes of family, community, identity, and home—appropriate for all ages. The young artists, ages 8-13, will present an original show featuring trapeze, juggling, stilting, acrobatics, clowning, live music, and more! Free public event; suggested donation $5

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