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First Friday Art Tours

First Friday Santa Cruz is a monthly Art Tour across the county featuring exhibits and art events in local galleries and art spaces.

Actors' Theatre is participating in the First Friday art tours!
Here's what's coming up:

Friday, October 6


The Magic of Shadows: Hand Shadow
Show and Workshop with Adelina Skalandyte

Enter the captivating world of hand shadow theater and learn how ordinary hands can transform into enchanting characters and stories. Actors' Theatre guest artist Adelina Skalandyte unveils the secrets of this unique art form that has entranced audiences for generations. Adelina will present a brief hand shadow show, followed by a workshop where you can roll up your sleeves (literally!), breathe life into your imagination, and be amazed at the charming creatures your hands can create. Kids, parents, grandparents are all invited to join in the fun, with the promise that, after this workshop, your hands will never be empty again. Three separate show/workshops will be held at 6, 7 and 8 pm.

Adelina Skalandyte is an actress from "Budrugana Lithuania," specializing in hand shadow theater. With over 8 years of experience, she has developed a deep appreciation for the enchanting magic and boundless joy that shadows can bring to life.

Admission is free.
See the full list of First Friday Santa Cruz events at

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