MARCH 26 2018 Organizations Partner to Bring Spanish Language Production to Northwest Arkansas

en español:

Las organizaciones para llevar la producción de lengua española al noroeste de Arkansas

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, March 26, 2018 – El Walton Arts Center y el Arts Center of the Ozarks se han unido para traer una galardonada compañía chilena de teatro y su producción en español a noroeste de Arkansas para dos presentaciones públicas el sábado 14 de abril a las 11 am and 4 pm.

Los boletos cuestan $5 y se pueden comprar ahora en persona en la taquilla del Walton Arts Center, llamando al 479.443.5600 (se atiende en inglés únicamente) o visitando waltonartscenter.org. Presentado por Walton Arts Center en el Arts Center of the Ozarks y realizado en español, “Una Mañanita Partí…”  ("One Morning I Left ..”) es un viaje musical con Ana, Gaspar y Oliver para descubrir lo que habita en la naturaleza. Únete a ella mientras ordeña una vaca en el campo, vuela en un pájaro a través del desierto, bucea entre burbujas y explora la selva. Los niños están invitados a descubrir y disfrutar este viaje de colores, sonidos, paisajes y animales

Telas, cubos, embudos y cuerdas cobran vida tejiendo un sentido de magia y maravilla a lo largo de la historia. La música, tanto los sonidos como las canciones en vivo, insuflan vida a la producción haciéndola entretenida para los niños y sus familias.

"Agradecemos mucho esta asociación con el Arts Center of the Ozarks", dijo Laura Goodwin, vicepresidenta de aprendizaje y participación del Walton Arts Center. "Estamos entusiasmados con la oportunidad de llevar esta actuación galardonada al corazón del centro de Springdale".

Realizado por Teatro de Occasion, “Una Mañanita Partí…”  ("One Morning I Left ...") ha sido disfrutado por niños y familias en Norte, Centro y Sudamérica, así como en Europa y Asia. Teatro de Occasion recientemente recibió el Premio Pulsar, el equivalente de Chile al Premio Grammy®, al Mejor Artista para Niños.

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In English:

Organizations Partner to Bring Spanish Language Production to Northwest Arkansas

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, March 26, 2018Walton Arts Center and the Arts Center of the Ozarks have joined forces to bring an award-winning Chilean theater company and their Spanish language production to Northwest Arkansas for two public performances on Saturday, April 14 at 11 am and 4 pm.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased now in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office, by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Presented by Walton Arts Center at the Arts Center of the Ozarks and performed in Spanish, “One Morning I Left…” is a musical trip with Ana, Gaspar and Oliver to discover what inhabits nature. Join her as she milks a cow in a field, flies on a bird through the desert, dives among bubbles and explores the jungle. Children are invited to discover and enjoy this journey of colors, sounds, landscapes and animals.

Fabrics, buckets, funnels and ropes come to life weaving a sense of magic and wonder throughout the story. Music, both sounds and live songs, breathe life into the production making it entertaining for kids and their families.

“We so appreciate this partnership with Arts Center of the Ozarks,” said Laura Goodwin, vice president of learning and engagement for Walton Arts Center. “We are excited about the opportunity to bring this award-winning performance to the heart of downtown Springdale.”

Performed by Teatro de Occasion, “One Morning I Left…” has been enjoyed by children and families in North, Central and South America as well as Europe and Asia. Teatro de Occasion recently received the Pulsar Award, Chile’s equivalent to a Grammy® Award, for Best Artist for Children.

Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 195,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 400 public events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 45,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 200 volunteers donate 21,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors, allowing audience members to pay on average only 45% of the cost of programs offered. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.

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