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GALA provides quality educational and theatrical opportunities and arts engagement for students grades K-12. Students can engage with GALA arts programs through Paso Nuevo, Student Matinees, and GALita.

Through 2021-2022 school year, most educational programs will be offered in-person. Reserve here.

To contact the education department, please email or call 202-750-0610.

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Since 1980, GALita has produced bilingual children’s theater that inspire a sense of joy, discovery, pride, and identity in our community’s children ages 4 to 12. GALita presents new works and adaptations based on classic Latin American and Hispanic literature. 

2021-2022 OFFERINGS. 

In-person and digital offerings for students grades K-12 will be announced very soon. Stay tuned!

Two Paso Nuevo students performing at GALA


Whether you are a student, teacher, or parent, these free educational resources will improve Spanish vocabulary and Latin-American, Indigenous, and Spanish cultural understanding. 


GALA offers study guides in both English and Spanish for all educational programming for the season, and can be found here. They are also offered in plain text on request for accessibility purposes. 

These study guides may be used for lesson plans, pre-show analysis, and more.