PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS

Dancing with the Colors of Mexico

Type: Performance
Art Form: Dance
Grade Level: K-8
Scheduling Request

The blend of ancient and modern traditions that is Mexican culture blazes to life as award-winning performer and Telemundo Boston star Veronica Robles dons an array of vibrant costumes, performs rousing dances, and sings passionate songs. Students try out some Spanish, learn about Aztec culture, participate in some songs, and get a chance to put on some costumes and do a little dancing themselves! Available as a solo performance with recorded musical accompaniment or with live music from three members of Boston's First Ever All Women Mariachi Band.

Length: 60 Minutes
Audience Limit: 250-500
Curriculum Connection: Mexican and Latin Dance, Music and Culture, Mexican History, Spanish Language

Solo Show (Audience Limit: 250):

Single Show: $895

Back-To-Back: $1,530

Triple: $2,145

Travel Fee: $45

Ensemble Show with 3 musicians (Audience Limit: 500):

Single Show: $1,700

Back-To-Back: $2,890

Three-In-A-Row: $4,080

Travel Fee: $125

Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school time

Processing fee of $30 added to all contracts

Solo Performance:

Input for I-pod to play the music

1 Wireless microphone with boom-stand

8 music stands (Used to display costumes, map and flag)

If possible, some fruit (anything but pineapple, to which Veronica is allergic).

Ensemble Performance with 3 Musicians:

2 Direct boxes (Guitars and Bass)

1 Microphone with boom-stand for trumpet

1 Microphone with boom-stand for the lead guitar (Background vocals)

1 Wireless microphone with boom-stand for Singer

2 Stage monitors

1 Bass amplifier

2 Music Stands

8 music stands (Used to display costumes, map and flag)

If possible, some fruit (anything but pineapple, to which Veronica is allergic).

Performance Space:

Position: Facing the audience left to right: Bass, Guitar, Trumpet

Center Stage: Singer

Teachers are asked to model appropriate audience behavior for students.

Arrival time before performance: 60 min.

Set up time: 30 to 45 min.

Time needed between performances: Minimum 15 min.

Strike Time: 30 Min.

Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.