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Danza Floricanto - Dia de Los Muertos
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Soka Performing Arts Center
Danza Floricanto/USA "Dia de Los Muertos"
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 8 p.m.
Floricanto Dance Theatre's Dia de Los Muertos Celebration takes its inspiration from the very traditional Day of the Dead activities in Mexico-altar offerings of favorite foods and flowers honoring our dead, processions to the grave sites, songs, candles. sugar skulls, skeleton dioramas, and paper cuttings-and gives it a contemporary flavor designed to entertain and delight the whole family.
Choreographed by Gema Sandoval, this hour long program is a series of dance theater vignettes orchestrated by "La Catrina," the skeleton like figure created by turn of the century Mexican graphic artist, José Guadalupe Posada. These snapshots of life-a mother who lost her child, star crossed lovers, a bull fighter, field hands, among others-become an affirmation of life through dance.
Floricanto's program combines traditional folklore with contemporary themes and humor in order to appeal to the whole family. Additionally, in the lobby of the theater, we set up a community altar, where audience members are invited to include the name of their departed loved ones as they come in to watch the performance and in this way become part of the event.
Tickets: $15.00/$10.00 Students and Seniors (62+)
For group ticket sales information, please contact the box office at (949) 480-4278
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