GALA is happy to present family-friendly online content with lectures, interviews, and a storytime series to keep you entertained and informed.

Enjoy new performances by and interviews with our artists through our website, e-newsletter, and social media platforms. For children, there are fun stories to delight and discover in Spanish. 

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Curated by Artistic Producing Director Hugo Medrano, this series of videos entertain and reflect on several topics that resonate with audiences today.

Oscar Ceville: The Dog in the Manger Lured Me Back Onstage

The Panamanian actor tells us that the role of Marquis Ricardo in this GALA production marks his return to theatre after months of quarantine because of the pandemic, and provides a behind-the-scene look at procedures followed by cast and crew during rehearsals to protect their health. 

Getting to Know Ariel Texidó

After his GALA debut in Exquisite Agony last season, he's back as Teodoro in The Dog in the Manger, a male secretary who awakens love and passion in Countess Diana. Texidó shares home he came into the profession and, to GALA, and what it means to him to play Teodoro.

Inclusive Musical Theater
Meet Luis Salgado, the director and choreographer whose vision and creativity brought us the stunning and acclaimed In The Heights and FAME, The Musical. Find out why he creates art with a purpose and that tells the stories of people from different backgrounds.​

Music as a Lifesaver
Salvadoran-American musician and educator Iván Navas reveals how he went from a gang leader to a teacher who impacts the lives of youth in DC thanks to the love for music. Learn about his new project, the band El tumba'o del barrio!​

The Argentinian Seed in Musical Theater

A fascinating conversation with Argentinian composer and conductor Mariano Vales, who composed two of GALA's most memorable musicals --Mummy in the Closet: The Return of Eva Perón and Las Polacas - The Polish Girls of Buenos Aires

Flamenco With Salvadoran Roots

Flamenco choreographer and dancer Edwin Aparicio delights with his fierce zapateo in Salvador, which he choreographed and premiered at GALA in 2017. Hear about his next presentation at GALA!

From Los Andes to DC, Honoring the Bolivian Heritage

Artist and musician Carlos Arrien performs the song La humedad de tu espalda by Jesús Durán, and reveals how playing popular Bolivian music after moving to the US connected him to his home country.

Multicultural Youth Fly High

High School and Paso Nuevo graduates Marcelina López and Jenny López recite poems to share their thoughts about the Class of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the challenges they faced.

Watch all GALA EN FAMILIA videos HERE


Curated by Director of Arts Engagement Nadia Guevara, these read-aloud videos of popular Spanish children's books bring together family members of all ages. 

By Jacqueline Woodson

Illustrated by Rafael López

Read by Melissa Strova-Valencia

Written and illustrated by R.J Palacio

Read by Tsaitami Duchicela

Cuban folktale adapted by Onelio Jorge Cardoso lllustrated by Genaro Cantú

Read by Catherine Nunez

Written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales

Read by Karen Morales-Chacana

By Julia Álvarez

Illustrated by Sabra Field

Read by Peter Pereyra

By Gabi García

Illustrated by Ying Hui Tan

Read by Karen Romero

By Junot Díaz

Illustrated by Leo Espinosa

Read by Guadalís del Carmen

By Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Illustrated by Rafael López

Read by Eric Swartz

By Matt de la Peña

Illustrated by Christian Robinson

Read by Nayra Guevara

By Pat Mora

Read by Paz López

By Isabel Quintero

Illustrated by Zeke Peña

Read by Solange Vázquez Quianes


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