CSUCI Performing Arts Department presents El Fandango de la Muete, Chicano Theatre about Dia de los Muertos /Day of the Dead

About the Show

CI’s Performing Arts Department presents EL FANDANGO DE LA MUERTE / DEATH'S FANDANGO, an original play written and directed by guest artist Javier Gomez, Artistic Director and Founder of Oxnard's award-winning Inlakech Cultural Arts Center. The show explores pre-colonization Dia del los Muertos / Day of the Dead stories and traditions in the style of Teatro Campesino, which gave birth to Chicano Theatre, and includes performances by students in PA/ART 191 Production and PA/ART 391 Advanced Production, as well as Inlakech students and associate artists.

Tour Dates

Wednesday, Nov. 1: The 42nd Annual Dia de los Muertos Monarch Butterfly Celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. at 2242 Pleasant Valley Road, Oxnard.  

Thursday, Nov. 2: Dia de los Muertos Culture, Arts, Food, Celebration! Oxnard College Performing Arts Building, 4:30 to 9 p.m. at 4000 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard.  

Admission to both is free. 

Campus performances run October 12-15:

Thursday October 12 at 8pm
Friday October 13 at 8pm
Saturday October 14 at 3pm
Sunday October 15 at 3pm

Malibu Hall Theater

Ticket prices: CI students: FREE, Other Students: $5, Faculty and Staff: $10, General Public: $15 (IDs or student ID #s check at the door)

Parking permits are required and available for $6 at the kiosk in front of Public Safety.

This performance runs approximately 50 minutes without intermission.

WARNING: Synthetic fog and strobe lights are used during this performance.

For more information about the show, including off-campus performances, please contact instructor and producer, Catherine.Burriss@csuci.edu

Reserve Tickets Ahead

Ticket sales have ended, but come see the show on tour at the dates listed above!

CSUCI students can reserve a free ticket. Tickets range from $5-$15 and advanced online purchase. Ticket sales at the door will be limited. 

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