Education through the Arts
Thank you very much for your interest in bringing your students to GALA Hispanic Theatre!

All student matinees are at 10:30 am and include a post-performance discussion with the artists. Run times vary.

Please note that cancellations and modifications to your reservation will only be accepted before 8 days before the reserved performance date, no exceptions.

Upon reservation, an email confirmation and invoice will be sent within 3-5 business days.

Due to the emergence of covid-19, GALA student matinees have reduced seating to 60 seats per show to allow for proper social distancing, as well as extra safety measures outlined in our revised policies and procedures, which can be found on our website.
If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail

2020-2021 Student Matinee Season
All performance times are at 10:30 am
(More information on streaming/virtual performances coming soon)

El Perro del hortelano (The Dog in the Manger) by Lope de Vega
The “Shakespeare of Spain” brings us this Spanish Golden Age classic about the complications of class conflict in 16th century Naples. Ages 12 and up.
This will be a streamed production that will be offered for your virtual learning convenience. Pre-show workshops and post-show discussions with teaching artists will be included in the streaming package. More information coming soon. If interested, please email

Flamenco Festival
Half-history lesson, half-flamenco performance, this show features the best flamenco musicians, dancers, singers, and performers as they explain the vocabulary and terminology of the art of flamenco. All ages.

More information coming soon. If interested, please email

Tía Julia y el escribidor (Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter)
A play by Caridad Svich based on the novel by Mario Vargas Llosa
18-year-old aspiring writer dives headfirst into the world of radio soap operas in 1950s Lima, Peru in this screwball comedy. Ages 12 and up.
Thursday, February 11
Friday, February 12
Thursday, February 18
Friday, February 19
Thursday, February 25
Friday, February 26

Rigoberta, ¿dónde estás? A Journey through Guatemala
Written and Directed by Cornelia Cody
As 10-year old Pilar travels to Guatemala City in search of her idol Rigoberta Menchú, villagers along the way suggest questions she should ask the Nobel Peace Prize winner. This is a journey of self-discovery filled with stories, song and dance. Ages 4-10.
Monday, March 15
Tuesday, March 16
Wednesday, March 17
Thursday, March 18
Friday, March 19
Monday, March 22
Tuesday, March 23
Wednesday, March 24
Thursday, March 25
Friday, March 26

Agua por cucharadas (Water by the Spoonful)
2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
By Quiara Alegria Hudes, translated into Spanish by Laura Isabel Martinez
Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the play follows Elliot, a marine who served in Iraq, coming to terms with being back home and with the history of his family. Ages 12 and up.
Thursday, April 22
Friday, April 23
Thursday, April 29
Friday, April 30
Thursday, May 6
Friday, May 7

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