Performance by Emerita EmerenciaChabelita (a cute hand-puppet) is still shivering from a scary encounter with a mouse. Her auntie (emerita) tells her own version of The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse to calm her. She continues with the story ofThe Ant and the Butterfly, followed by a tale of african antelopes. This performance with audience participation brings forward the message about being humble, and the importance of sharing and respect for what was here before us.
Aruban by nature and a Canadian by nurture
Emerita Emerencia is a multilingual artist originally trained as a teacher in Aruba. In 1984, she had a lead role in A Caribbean Midsummer Night’s Dream, which won a Dora award. She’s been a dance instructor at University of Toronto, has worked on school projects as a choreographer with the National Ballet of Canada, and as a librettist with the Canadian Opera Company. Self-described as “an Aruban by nature and a Canadian by nurture”, Emerita works with Fundacion Muchila Creativo and as an artist in education in Aruba, when she’s not touring in Canada with Prologue.Read More...