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Venue: Samueli Theater Tickets start at $20.00


“Extraordinary. A sensual feast of color, sound and movement.” – Western Daily Press (UK)

Farfalle, Italian for “butterflies,” is an interactive visual feast that follows the exciting journey of a caterpillar as it morphs into a beautiful butterfly. Through Compagnia TPO’s innovative use of dance, video, music and interactive technologies, audiences of all ages will be taken on a magical adventure that allows them to not only witness the metamorphosis of the butterfly, but to also participate in a variety of ways. From composing songs and lullabies with their feet, to chasing caterpillars, to painting the air, this performance blurs the lines between art and play, creating a brand-new experience that ignites all the senses.

Join us for FREE pre-show activities before Farfalle

Flutter on over to Samueli Theater an hour before the performance to enjoy some engaging butterfly activities. Create your own butterfly to take home with you. Snap a shot of your own metamorphosis with our wing photo opp. Learn about the journey of a Monarch butterfly and get to know the animal friends it will meet during its migration with the Environmental Nature Center! Be sure to join us to explore the wonders of a butterfly with Farfalle!

We look forward to seeing you!

Running time (approximate): 45 minutes with no intermission

Audience Advisory:

Ticket holders aged 15 and older must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to attend. Ticket holders without proof of vaccination can present a negative COVID-19 test (PCR taken within 48 hours or antigen taken within 24 hours) of the performance. Ticket holders over the age of 18 must also bring photo ID. Masks are not required but are strongly recommended for all.

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