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Opus Cactus

March 2, 2018 Des Moines Civic Center

Momix (United States)

Grades 4-12

Explore the wonders of the desert…

Known internationally for creating work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty, Momix returns to Des Moines with their visual splendor Opus Cactus. Dancer-illusionists bring the landscape, flora and fauna of the American Southwest to life. Human bodies become cactuses, slithering lizards and fire dancers. 

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Please note: all children who enter the theater for this production must have a ticket and be at least three years old.

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Running Time 1 hour
CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS
Social Studies
Science
21st Century Skills
Dance

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