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Core Ensemble – Tres Vidas

October 14

- Free

The lives and lasting impacts of influential Latina and African American women are brought to life in these three-act theatrical and musical performances by CORE ENSEMBLE. Chamber music theatre based on the lives of three legendary Latin American women: renowned Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, Argentine poet Alfonsina Storni, and Salvadoran peasant-activist Rufina Amaya.

Each performance includes an optional virtual educator’s seminar and an opportunity for your class to meet virtually with members of the cast for a Q and A session prior to the show. See below for more information and to register.

All performances are FREE and open to the public to attend. No registration required, simply log on using the following links:

October 14th- 11:30 am PDT Zoom performance link:

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October 14th- 7:00 pm PDT zoom performance link: 




Each pre-performance Core Ensemble Musical Theater event will feature diverse scholars from regional and national universities who will facilitate a Teacher-Workshop” feature.

For the “Tres Vidas” pre-performance conversation,  Dr. Chris Muniz, a creative writer and professor of Advanced Writing at the University of Southern California who shares a respect for educators, and a passion for inspiring students, will be sharing his expertise on poets and musicians of South America.

Heritage Instructor and artist, Gloria Garcia will also be joining the conversation!  Gloria, an art professor, and practitioner in our Yakima Valley community, shares her wealth of knowledge not only here, but all over Washington State. Gloria will be sharing some lessons for teaching art that are aligned with Washington State Standards featuring Frida Kahlo!

“…the arts are used by and have shaped every culture and individual on earth”

National Core Arts Standards

OCTOBER 7, 2022 at 3:30 P.M.
A workshop led by regional and national educational leaders to help you integrate the cultural and historical lessons of the women portrayed in this performance into your curriculum. Includes classroom resources.
OCTOBER 13, 2021 at 11:30 A.M.
Register your class by October 8.
Open Q & A session for students with the Tres Vidas actor.

Core Ensemble Seminar Registration

(educators only)


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