Friday, December 2, 2016

Multi-Arts Children’s Theater Company presents “The First Connection”: Dec. 9

“The First Connection” is a hilarious play about aliens trying to take over Earth. It is an entertaining and inspiring play where the unexpected happens: 
Friday, Dec. 9, at 5 p.m., at the Northampton Community Music Center (NCMC), 139 South St, Northampton, MA. Donations accepted to benefit NCMC and the Northampton Patent’s Center.
The playwright, Xinef D'Agnos, an alum of Multi-Arts, is a published author, and writer who has written and directed several plays for Multi-Arts summer camp. Mr. D’Agnos also teaches creative writing workshops to adults for a youth development program, and works with social justice initiatives though the creative arts. He is also a choir director, and acting director of the arts at Hope Community Church of Amherst. 
Sonia Arrubla is the artistic director of the Multi-Arts Children’s Theater Company. A former Colombian theater and television actor, Sonia graduated from New York University’s prestigious Film and Television MFA program in 2001.
She currently works as a theater director and film editor. Her short films have won various international awards.  
Multi-Arts, a non-profit organization, has been offering world-class, innovative performing arts programming for children ages 4 to12 for over 16 years. Its mission is to introduce the arts to all children, regardless of their financial status and/or ethnic background, and to present the children’s work to the larger community. Classes are taught by internationally renowned performers and teachers who work side by side with the children to create original theater productions integrating several arts into a single project. For more information, please visit