School Shows

Posada Navideña

by Calidanza Dance Company

Grades K-12

¡Feliz Navidad! Experience the joy of Christmas with Latin American flair in this exciting culturally rich performance. Celebrate the folkloric dance and music traditions of Mexico with a delightful holiday presentation for students of all ages and backgrounds. A rainbow of shimmering color on stage, Posada Navideña will charm your students with Mexico’s seasonal customs and traditions.

Education Programs on sale August 7, 2019 starting at 9:00am.

Set the Stage

Prepare your students for their trip to the theater with these free resource materials. (Coming soon!)

  • Study Guide
  • Classroom Discussion Points
  • Classroom Activity

Common Core Content Standards

Easily apply these content standards in your classroom:

  • 2.RL.2: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
  • 6.RI.3: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
  • 11-12.RL.2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.

Lesson Plan Idea

Students identify cultural food served in Latin American countries during any holiday, write down and gather recipes, and make a recipe book to take home and share with their family. Write an introduction of how the recipes tell the story of students’ cultures.

Art Talks: Free Guided Tours of the Sculpture Garden

Extend your field trip by touring our Sculpture Garden with a specially trained docent! Our current exhibition, Harmonies: Kati Casida, Catherine Daley, and Jann Nunn, features three highly acclaimed Bay Area sculptors. Join us with a group of up to 100 people for a a walking tour through these unique works. Tours begin 15 minutes after school shows and last approximately 20 minutes. Advanced registration is required. Sign up using the application available online or email Chrystie Prokopakis for more information.

Or take a self-guided tour using this map.

MORE INFORMATION

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