About

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Mi Casa Tu Casa is a bilingual blend of music and folktales for the entire family. Musicians and storytellers are your guides on this journey through time, place, and imagination. Mi Casa Tu Casa was co-created by Michael Aquino, Deivis Garcia, Jane Mandel, and Dania Ramos.

Mi Casa Tu Casa es una mezcla bilingüe de música y cuentos para toda la familia. Los musicos y cuentistas serán sus guías en este viaje a través del tiempo, lugares y la imaginación. Mi Casa Tu Casa fue originada por Michael Aquino, Deivis Garcia, Jane Mandel, y Dania Ramos.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Touring Version (Running time: 1 hour)
Production | March 2015 | Part of NJTA’s Stages Festival in association with Dreamcatcher Rep, Summit NJ | Jane Mandel, Director
Production | March 2014 | Part of NJTA’s Stages Festival in partnership with Luna Stage, West Orange, NJ | Jane Mandel, Director

Holiday Version (Running time: 80 minutes)
Production | December 2011 | Luna Stage, West Orange, NJ | Jane Mandel, Director
Production | December 2012 | Luna Stage, West Orange, NJ | Jane Mandel, Director

PROJECT MISSION
To unite diverse communities by presenting stories, folklore, and music through a Latino lens.

EDUCATIONAL CONNECTIONS
The show introduces basic Spanish vocabulary and meets the following NJCCC Standards:
Visual and Performing Arts
Standard 1.4 Aesthetic Responses & Critique Methodologies
Strand A: 1.4.P.1-7, 1.4.2.A.2, 1.4.5.A.2, 1.4.5.A.3
Strand B. 1.4.2.B.1, 1.4.5.B.5
Social Studies
Standard 6.1 U.S. History: America in the World
Strand D. History Culture and Perspectives: 6.1.P.D.4, 6.1.4.D.18, 6.1.4.D.20

Performers  in video and slideshow: Michael Aquino, Chris Blanco, Deivis Garcia, Ernio Hernandez, Jane Keitel, Cindi  Merklee, and Paula Moscoso.
Originally produced by Luna Stage, December 2012.

Original Graphic Design by Christopher Caporlingua
Logotype and artwork by Stefani Caporlingua

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