JoJo Sena de Tarnoff leads the Teatro Paraguas Orquesta in traditional carols and contemporary seasonal music, with Mario Reynolds performing solos on the chango and Peruvian pipes. Carol Aubrey’s young storytellers from Camino Real Academy will present a holiday story in Spanish, and Xochi Ehrl’s young dancers from Casablanca Studios perform several original dances. Young dancers from Spiral Dance will perform original choreography by Ann Peleaz.
And Santa Claus is expected to make an appearance as well. At the finale of the evening, the children in the audience will be invited to help break a piñata on stage. ¡Dale dale dale!
Performances of A Musical Piñata for Christmas V are Fridays at 7:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm: beginning December 8 and closing on Sunday, December 17. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.
This project is made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, Santa Fe Arts Commission, 1% Lodgers’ Tax, McCune Foundation, Santa Fe Community Foundation, Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry, and generous private support.
Reservations may be made by calling 505-424-1601. Advance tickets my be purchased at ChristmasPinataV.brownpapertickets.com