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A Cuerpo is an exciting new Theatre Company based in Leicestershire specialising in theatre in Spanish for children aged six to eleven.

A Cuerpo’s first show, El viaje de Matilde (Matilde’s Journey), will be available to tour to your school or theatre venue from 2016, presenting a unique opportunity to enjoy ground breaking theatre whilst stimulating creative learning.

El viaje de Matilde is an innovative theatre performance in Spanish delivered by native speakers, which incorporates real film footage from Spain, offering first-rate language skills and a true cultural experience

It's a captivating show with powerful imagery and music allowing the audience to learn whilst having fun.

The main character is a life size puppet called Matilde - an active eight-year-old Spanish girl with a taste for adventure. Matilde actively involves the audience encouraging their participation in speaking, dancing and singing.

“Amazing. It's not often you see something which is unlike anything you've ever seen…It was great to see the kids so engaged” Arts Education Co-ordinator, Nottingham

“Very engaging and an excellent opportunity for pupils who are learning Spanish.” Anne Lindley, Keys to success EIP

To ensure the children obtain the highest possible benefit from the experience A Cuerpo also has available:

Illustrated full colour Educational Pack with games and exercises. Designed to reinforce children's language learning, imagination and creativeness.

Additional Drama Workshops available that can be tailored to suit INDIVIDUAL NEEDS. Designed to enhance communication, creativity and language skills.

El viaje de Matilde is funded by Arts Council England and is a Creative Leicestershire Bursary Winner 2007

Arts Council Creative Leicestershire

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