• FREE LA Opera Open House for Teachers

    For information, click here.


    Center Theatre Group

    Join us at four exciting community workshops
    exploring making theatre in Boyle Heights!
    You’re invited to play an important role in the creation and presentation of
    the Quiche Maya creation myth Popol Vuh: Heart of Heaven. Work alongside
    Chicano theatre company El Teatro Campesino and learn their method of
    making theatre. Be introduced to actos, mitos, corrido approach, movement,
    and working with large puppets and masks. Then you’ll be ready to be part
    of the show as a dancer, musician, or puppeteer and take the stage yourself!
    Your experience, your background and your life are the perfect complement
    to this performance.
    Mon, May 4 at
    6-7:30pm or 8-9:30pm
    Casa 0101
    2102 E. First St., Los Angeles 90033
    Wed, May 6 at 4-6pm
    Roosevelt High School
    456 S. Mathews St., Los Angeles 90033
    Sat, Jun 13 at
    10am-11:30am or 12:30pm-2:30pm
    Legacy LA
    1350 San Pablo St., Los Angeles 90033
    Sun, Jun 14 at
    10am-11:30am or 12:30pm-2:30pm
    Hollenbeck Park Community Room
    415 S. St. Louis St., Los Angeles 90033
     Bilingual in Spanish/English
    • Open to all levels of experience
    • Open to all ages
    • Snacks & beverages provided
    To reserve a spot or for more information please contact:
    Estela Garcia at payasitaestela@yahoo.com or Tiana Alvarez at tiana.alvarez@gmail.com
    or call (310) 701-4337.

    Music Center

    The Music Center’s 2015 Institute for Educators professional development program, Moving Poetry, will be held from July 20-24. This week-long intensive training at The Music Center offers powerful strategies to engage students through the arts, fostering creativity, community building, collaboration, social-personal development, and Common Core values in rigorous and joyful ways.

    Throughout the week, teachers will collaborate with their peers to bring poetry to life through movement and music. Led by Music Center teaching artists Tiffany Bong (dance) and Andrew Grueschow (music), the Institute is open to K-8 classroom teachers, arts teachers, and educators who are excited to:

    ·         Engage in hands-on movement and music experiences with Music Center teaching artists
    ·         Navigate Common Core through the arts
    ·         Gain creative and effective strategies for student-centered learning
    ·         Participate in meaningful and reflective discussions with their peers
    Join us this summer at The Music Center for this rich and engaging experience while earning up to 2 LAUSD salary points or 3 LMU extension semester units. The cost of the Institute is $250 per participant, including curriculum resources and parking at The Music Center. Space is limited. Register today!
    For more information or to register, please see the Institute flyer and registration form: http://www.musiccenter.org/Documents/Education/2015-Institute-for-Educators-Flyer.pdf
    For further information, please contact Keith Wyffels, Manager of Professional Development, (213) 972-3376, kwyffels@musiccenter.org

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