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J U L Y

2021-2022

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

ALL calendar of events subject to change due to COVID-19 CDC health and safety guidelines.

 

AUGUST

TEATRO PROGRAMS REGISTRATION

Tuesday, August 10 & Wednesday, August 11 5:30pm-7:00pm

Teatro's Cultural Arts Center 921 W. New Braunfels Seguin

Sign up to be a part of the famous Ballet Folklórico De La Rosa and/or the Mariachi Juan Seguin. There is a one time per year per student per program $25 registration fee and monthly tuition starts at $30 a month. Teatro personnel, folklórico artistic directors and musical directors will be on site to answer any and all questions. For more information please call 830-401-0232 or email teatrodeartes@gmail.com.

 

SEPTEMBER

Thank you Humanities Texas for funding our El Rinconcito Book Series

EL RINCONCITO BOOK SERIES: "El Gentil Dragon Rojo"

Video presentation by Maria G. Betancourt

"El Gentil Dragon Rojo" is a childen's book for 2nd and 3rd graders ages 6 to 8. This cuento is read aloud in both English & Español and will be available to the public to watch at any time.

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TLU H.O.T. DOGS/TEATRO FAMILY DAY OF SERVICE

September 11, 2021 8:30AM-12PM

Teatro's Cultural Arts Center 921 W. New Braunfels Seguin

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On this day, TLU students and Teatro families join together for a collective effort in improving the grounds of our Cultural Arts Center. This includes painting, indoor renovations, organizing, and outdoor work that will help elevate the experience of our dancers and the Teatro community as a whole.

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION

September 15 - October 15

- Teatro De Artes Cultural Arts Center -

- TLU Library -

Diez Y Seis de Septiembre Exhibits:

We are excited to celebrate with everyone this month. Teatro will be celebrating and sharing the amazing stories of local artists, activists, educators, and the numerous contributions Teatro has made to the community via our social media outlets. Those include: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @TeatroDe Artes.

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Join us in learning about the beautiful works of art created by the late Rey Gaytan. His care and compassion for the community shines though his paintings and, with the help of the TLU Library and Arts department, this exhibit will truly be a one-of-a-kind visual experience. 

REY LUJAN GAYTAN EXHIBIT

Grand Opening: September 21, 2021 5:00PM

Bloomberg Memorial Library at TLU - Seguin, TX

EL RINCONCITO BOOK SERIES: "We are all alike...we are all different"

Video presentation by Dr. Soledad Ramirez

September, 2021

"We are all alike...we are all different" is a children's book for elementary ages 5 to 8. This book was written and illustrated by Cheltenham Elementary School Kindergarteners. 

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OCTOBER

OPEN AIR DE MANO A MANO ARTISAN MARKET

Saturday, October 16, 2021 9:00am-3:00pm

Teatro's Cultural Arts Center - Historic Plataforma Hidalgo

Join us for a fun filled day of unique and amazing artisans selling their handmade wares on the Historic Plataforma Hidalgo 921 W. New Braunfels St. Seguin, TX 78155. Artisans will come from Seguin, New Braunfels, San Marcos, and San Antonio. If you are interested in being a part of the market, please send an email to teatrodeartes@gmail.com or call 830-401-0232.
Vendors register HERE

Ballet Folklorico De La Rosa BBQ Plate Fundraiser

Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:00am-1:00pm

Teatro's Cultural Arts Center - 921 W. New Braunfels St. Seguin, TX

Stop by Teatro for our annual BBQ Plate Fundraiser! Funds collected will be used to provide costumes and accessories for our Ballet Folklorico De La Rosa dancers. 

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EL RINCONCITO BOOK SERIES: "Leo the Late Bloomer"

Video presentation by Dr. Guadalupe Gorordo

October, 2021

"Leo the Late Bloomer" is written by Robert Krause with pictures by Jose Aruego. This is a childen's book for elementary grades K-5. 

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You are cordially invited to an informal gathering at Col. Juan N. Seguin burial site. "The City of Seguin will once again honor their namesake with a floral wreath," said Albert Seguin Gonzales (third great-great-grandson of Juan Seguin), Seguin Family Historical Society.

COMMEMORATING AND CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF COL. JUAN N. SEGUIN "A TEXAS HERO"

In collaboration with the Seguin Family Historical Society, Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin invites you to the Juan N. Seguin Poster Exhibit narrated by Albert Seguin Gonzales. The exhibit is housed at Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin located at 921 W. New Braunfels St. Seguin, TX and includes the miniature bronze statue of Juan N. Seguin created by Erik Christianson. The exhibit is open to the public until December 10, 2021. Teatro hours are Mon, Wed & Thurs 11 AM - 3 PM

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PECAN FEST HERITAGE DAYS

October 30, 2021 10:30am

Juan Seguin Burial Site 789 South Saunders St. Seguin, TX

Video presentation by Albert Seguin Gonzales

EL RINCONCITO BOOK SERIES: "Apples for Life/Manzanas por Vida" by Adan Zepeda

Video presentation by the niece of Adan Zepeda: Sulema J. Silva - Board of Directors President

October, 2021

This book is read aloud by Sulema J. Silva (Teatro's Board of Directors President) in English & Español. She will be followed with a visit/dialogue with the author, Adan Zepeda

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NOVEMBER

CALAVERAS Y POESIA in collaboration with TLU

Sunday, November 7, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Teatro's Cultural Arts Center via Zoom
Register to celebrate online via Zoom -- https://bit.ly/2021DDLM

The Seguin community is invited to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos with Teatro de Artes de Juan Seguin and TLU’s Center for Mexican American Studies at the Annual Calaveras y Poesia event. We welcome the entire family to come and learn the history of Dia de Los Muertos, take part in a procession inside our center, and hear the reciting of Calaveras (poetry) from current TLU students. This event is free to the public.

Culinary Class With Chef Beto

November 13, 2021 11:30am

Online Via ZOOM -- Register by clicking: https://bit.ly/2021CulinaryClass

Join Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin for a virtual culinary class with Chef Beto and learn how to make a winter squash caldo (soup). As one of the three crops included in the Las Tres Hermanas crops known as good crops to grow together, Squash is a very common feature of the Mexican-American diet. Various squash varieties provide Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Potassium and Manganese to one's diet, among other vitamins and minerals. It is also known to promote good blood pressure, blood sugar regulation and bone strength. It can be found in such dishes as Calabacita con Pollo, Empanadas, as well as Caldos or soups. Beto will show the community how to make a soup from squash typically harvested in the Fall season. 

UTOPIA SCHOOL

Teatro's Cultural Arts Center - 921 W. New Braunfels St. Seguin, TX

Habitable Spaces - Sewing and Mending Class

November 14, 2021 1:00pm-4:00pm

Reading Group: Our Sacred Maíz Is Our Mother: Indigeneity and Belonging in the Americas by Roberto Cintli Rodriguez

November 14, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm

In this reading group, we will take turns reading aloud from the book, Our Sacred Maíz Is Our Mother: Indigeneity and Belonging in the Americas by Roberto Cintli Rodriguez.

Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin - ¡Pachanga!

November 14, 2021 4:00pm-4:30pm

Learn to dance Salsa, Cumbias, Tejano, Redovas, Chotis and Country Two-Step

Habitable Spaces - 3050 FM1104, Kingsbury, TX 

How Cultural Work through Public Pedagogy can be the Oxygen that Breathes Life into a Community - Yvonne M. De La Rosa

November 20, 2021 2:00pm

Lecture

Accordion Performance - Alejandro L. Guerra

November 20, 2021 4:00pm

Teatro invites you to a sewing and mending class that will be under the direction of the Utopia School and Habitable Spaces. We would like to invite all parents who are interested in attending to please sign up at the front desk. Also, if you know how to sew, mend, and altar clothing please let us know; we could use your help on these days to help guide others.

 

DECEMBER

TEATRO DE ARTES WISHES EVERYONE HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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JANUARY

January 21, 2022

A CAPTIVATING LITERARY DAY WITH AUTHOR AND 2015 TEXAS STATE POET LAUREATE
DR. CARMEN TAFOLLA

Seguin Public Library - 313 W Nolte St, Seguin, TX

1:30 PM

In partnership with the Seguin Public Library, Dr. Tafolla will begin her Captivating Literary Day with a hybrid presentation (online and in person) at the Seguin Public Library. The library will be hosting Dr. Carmen Tafolla for a reading of her latest publications, La Ultima Mariposa at 1:30PM Friday, January 21, 2022. La Ultima Mariposa - The Last Butterfly is a children’s book aimed to teach environmental awareness, and lessons about love and friendship. She will hold a discussion with participating students and conduct a poetry/metaphor writing exercise about the story.

TLU Activity Center

On the evening of Friday, January 21, 2022 6:30PM Teatro will host a unique and special evening with 2015 Texas State Poet Laureate, Dr. Carmen Tafolla at Texas Lutheran University Student Activity Center at Jackson Park at 1000 W. Court St. Seguin, TX 78155. She will perform several pieces that are geared to the young and the young at heart. We invite the community at large to both of these FREE events.

Due to the current surge of COVID-19 in Guadalupe County, both events will be rescheduled for a later date

 POSTPONED

MARIACHI GIRL PLAY

January 29, 2022 7:00pm

Texas Lutheran University Jackson Auditorium

Funding for this play is provided by National Endowment for the Arts

Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin along with the National Endowment for the Arts is excited to bring Mariachi Girl to the City of Seguin and the surrounding communities! We invite you and your family to come and enjoy a beautifully written story filled with vibrant traditional mariachi music. Mariachi Girl musical play is about a ten-year-old Carmencita who dreams of being a female mariachi singer thus shattering the tradition of male mariachis only. Mariachi Girl is an uplifting bilingual family musical.

General Admission: $10 

Students 1-18 years of age: $8

General admission tickets can be purchased in the following ways: Visit https://bit.ly/BuyMariachiGirlTickets starting December 15, 2021 to purchase tickets online. If you are interested in buying ticket at Teatro De Artes Cultural Arts Center 921 W. New Braunfels St. Seguin, TX those tickets sales will begin on Monday, January 3, 2022 during normal hours of operation. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 11AM-6PM – Tuesday and Friday: 11AM-1PM.

Due to the current surge of COVID-19 in Guadalupe County, this event will be rescheduled for June 10, 2022 7PM

 POSTPONED

 

FEBRUARY

 

MARCH

MARIACHI BBQ FUNDRAISER

March 5, 2022 11:00am - 1:00pm

Teatro's Cultural Arts Center - 921 W. New Braunfels St. Seguin, TX

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March 12, 2022 7:00pm

Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin is ecstatic to present its 37th Annual Noche De Gala on the TLU Jackson Auditorium stage once again. This year you will be dazzled by performances from Teatro’s very own Mariachi Juan Seguin and Ballet Folklorico De La Rosa, Seguin High School Mariachi Matador, and the world-renowned all-female musicians from Mariachi Las Alteñas de San Antonio, Tejas. Teatro invites everyone in the surrounding community to witness these talented performers take the stage, listen to the lush string sounds and powerful lyrics of traditional mariachi music.

General Admission: $10

Tickets for the 37th Annual Noche De Gala can be purchased in the following ways: Visit https://bit.ly/37thNDGTickets starting Monday, January 31, 2022 to purchase tickets online. If you are interested in buying ticket at Teatro De Artes Cultural Arts Center 921 W. New Braunfels St. Seguin, TX those tickets sales will begin on Monday, January 31, 2022 during normal hours of operation. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 11AM-6PM – Tuesday and Friday: 11AM-1PM.

Texas Lutheran University Jackson Auditorium

37TH ANNUAL NOCHE DE GALA

RECITAL PHOTOS (BALLET & MARIACHI)

March 26 2022 9:00am - 1:00pm

 

APRIL

Celebrando Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin’s 40th Anniversary and Cinco de Mayo Exhibition Gallery Walk

APRIL 26, 2022 4:00pm-6:00pm (Grand Opening)

APRIL 28, 2022 10:00am-12:00pm

Teatro's Cultural Arts Center
921 W. New Braunfels St. Seguin, TX

Join us on the historic grounds and inside the historic walls of Teatro’s Cultural Arts Center for a walk down memory lane. Over the past 40 years Teatro has created a safe place and space to teach, study, and learn more about the Mexican American culture. Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin is the vehicle for cultural sustainability and helps youth and families engage in a process of identity formation through public pedagogy, as well as community building and development.

APRIL 26, 2022 6:00pm

A Letter to our Mexican American Youth: an invitation to tell the stories of our people, build the organizations we need, communities we deserve and the public pedagogy to thrive. [Community Platica]

APRIL 28, 2022 12:00pm

Teatro's Cultural Arts Center
921 W. New Braunfels St. Seguin, TX

Join us on the historic grounds and inside the historic walls of Teatro’s Cultural Arts Center for a walk down memory lane. Over the past 40 years Teatro has created a safe place and space to teach, study, and learn more about the Mexican American culture. Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin is the vehicle for cultural sustainability and helps youth and families engage in a process of identity formation through public pedagogy, as well as community building and development.

40TH ANNIVERSARY ¡VIVA TEATRO! RECITAL

APRIL 29, 2022 7:00pm

Texas Lutheran University Jackson Auditorium

Teatro De Artes is proud to announce our 40th annual recital! This performance is a milestone for our organization, and we are forever grateful to the Seguin community for celebrating with us for all these years. An achievement like this would not have been possible without our sponsors, families, instructors, volunteers, and their love for the continuation of 
Mexican American traditions.

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MAY

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JUNE

SUMMER AGRICULTURE, CULINARY, & VISUAL ARTS CAMP

with Habitable Spaces

JUNE 6-10, 2022 9:00am-12:00pm

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