School Shows

Sewam American Indian Dance Company

Grades K-6

Sewam American Indian Dance Company showcases well-known American Indian dances. Wearing traditional regalia, the performers use American Indian sign language, dance, live singing, and live drumming to reveal the empowering and inspiring nature of Plains Indian culture. The performance is led by the charismatic Eddie Madril, a fan favorite for students and adults alike.

“Fantastic show! Students were engaged and enjoyed it greatly.”

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:

  • 1.SL.2: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
  • RL.2: Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
  • 5.RL.6: Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

Lesson Plan Idea

Discuss elements of the performance that demonstrate cultures of the Plains Indians and American Indians indigenous to California.

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

  • To contact us, email Chrystie Prokopakis, School & Family Coordinator, or call 707.800.7504.
  • Find terms and conditions plus more resources here.

Event Information


Tuesday, October 22, 2019
9:30am
60 minutes
sewamdance.com

9:30am performance sold out. 11:30am performance added!
You may use our online application to request the 11:30am performance or be added to the wait list for the 9:30am performance.


Call Box Office
707-546-3600