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Fourth Annual Day of the Dead Community Celebration

  • Teatro Paraguas 3205 Calle Marie Santa Fe, NM, 87507 United States (map)

Teatro Paraguas & Casablanca Studios stage Fourth Annual Day of the Dead Celebration

Teatro Paraguas and Casablanca Studios (formerly Santa Fe Danceworks) present the Fourth Annual El Día de los Muertos Community Celebration October 27 through 29, 2017.

The Celebration begins on Friday October 27 with El Baile de las Katrinas at Casablanca Studios; please see the calendar page.

The Celebration continues on Saturday and Sunday at Teatro Paraguas with actors reading poetry and short stories in English and Spanish selected for the occasion, as well as live music and dance:

Live music performed by Melange.
Saul Carpio, a professional dancer from Mexico, and Lupita Salazar, a member of both Dancing Earth and Moving Arts Española, perform original dances.
Companía Chuscales and Mina Fajardo perform an original flamenco adaptation of Carmen. 
Ann Pelaez of Spiral Dance portrays a tap-dancing esqueleto (skeleton).
Dancers from Los Niños de Santa Fe will perform Ballet Folkorico.
The Teatro Paraguas Teen Actors will perform a short play entitled Juan sin miedo (Fearless Juan).

The public is invited to bring photographs and mementos for a Community Altar to honor los antepasados (the ancestors).

Saturday • October 28 • 7:30 p.m.
Sunday • October 29 • 2 p.m.

Suggested donation for performances Saturday and Sunday
Children 12 and under are free

Call 505.424.1601
Or email
Or tickets may be purchased at the door

Contact:  Xochitl Ehrl at 505.603.7997 or email
               Argos MacCallum at 505.577.2679)

This project is made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Dept. of Cultural Affairs; the Santa Fe Arts Commission;  the 1% Lodgers’ Tax; and the Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry.
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Teatro Paraguas
3205 Calle Marie
Santa Fe, NM 87507