Maria & the Mouse Deer
by Ballet Austin
Oct. 15 - Oct. 23, 2022
A WHIMSICAL EARTH-SAVING ADVENTURE WITH ANIMAL FRIENDS FROM THE PHILIPPINES
Maria and the Mouse Deer is a whimsical adaptation of the Philippine folk tales of Maria ‘fairy of the mountain’ and the clever Mouse Deer.
Set to traditional Philippine folk music, the colorful short story ballet celebrates the different species of Southeast Asia and the beauty of caring for the earth and all its creatures.
Follow gentle and strong Maria, the nimble Mouse Deer, the quirky little Tarsier, vibrant birds and other animal friends as they protect each other and their environment.
FEATURING: Ballet Austin II
CONCEPT & CHOREOGRAPHY: Alexa Capareda
MUSIC: Traditional Philippine Folk Music
Maria and the Mouse Deer is the inaugural work in Ballet Austin’s new series, Fables of the World.
Ballet Austin invites youth and families to explore and connect to a myriad of cultures through their tales and fables. With imaginative productions every two years, the series brings new stories into the ballet tradition.
October 15 - October 23, 2022
501 W. Third Street
Austin, TX, 78701
8 PERFORMANCES: AUSTINVENTURES STUDIOTHEATER
- Saturday, October 15, 2022, at 2 p.m.
- Saturday, October 15, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.
- Sunday, October 16, 2022, at 2 p.m.
- Sunday, October 16, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.
- Saturday, October 22, 2022, at 2 p.m.
- Saturday, October 22, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.
- Sunday, October 23, 2022, at 2 p.m.
- Sunday, October 23, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.