For Immediate Release: Center Stage: Performances for Youth Show Kicks Off with a Show Focused on Math and Problem Solving Skills!

Escondido, California — :

The Education department at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is proud to kick off their Center Stage: Performances for Youth show with One Kernel of Corn/Un Grano de Maiz on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 9:30am and 11:30am in our Center Theater.

The show is about Citlali, a young village girl who outwits a greedy mayor by using her math and problem solving skills. Ultimately, these skills help her community and teach the greedy mayor an important lesson. A mathematical folktale, readapted, and set in a vibrant Mexican village.

Introduce your students to a live theater performance through the Center’s curriculum-enhancing performing arts series called Center Stage.

Generously funded by the California Arts Council, this performance series spans a variety of curriculum subjects including history, science, literature, music, dance, and world culture.

Each performance is accompanied by a study guide and genre-specific activities that connect to both Common Core English Language Arts Standards and California State Curriculum Standards.

Contact the Box Office at (800) 988-4253 to reserve your seats today! All tickets are $5 each unless otherwise indicated.

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About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

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