My Father's Dragon


“I’d do anything if I could fly!” Dragons are real and imaginations soar in this wordless Family Theater production directed and choreographed by Company Member Tori Tolentino. Adapted by Company Member Ryan Sellers, “My Father’s Dragon” is based on the book of the same name by Ruth Stiles Gannett.The story follows the adventures of a young child who stows away to Wild Island with a new cat companion in an attempt to rescue a captive baby dragon. There, our hero learns to rely on the power of a creative imagination while discovering their own self worth and the power of friendship. Join Synetic Theater this Holiday Season for a visually enchanting production sure to please the whole family!

Presented by Synetic Theater

Show Type
Children's Theater
Running Time
60 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$20 - $20

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Schedule Open/Close Dates: 12/04/2018 - 01/06/2019
Sunday 1:30pm4:00pm-
Monday ---
Tuesday ---
Wednesday ---
Thursday 11:00am--
Friday 11:00am--
Saturday 4:00pm8:00pm-
Important Dates

Special Performances

  • 12/04/2018 - 11:00am School Matinee
  • 12/05/2018 - 11:00am School Matinee
  • 12/08/2018 - 8:00pm Press Night
Performer Role
Justin Bell Ensemble
Sharisse Taylor The Cat
Scott Whalen Elmer Elevator
Katherine Cardenas Ensemble
Nusa Tediashvili Ensemble
Production Personnel
Ryan Sellers
Tori Tolentino
Costume Designer
Sadie Abert
Set Designer
Philip Charlwood
Sound Designer
Konstantine Lortkipanidze
Movement for plays
Tori Tolentino
Konstantine Lortkipanidze
Book Writer
Ruth Stiles
Adapted By
Ryan Sellers
Adapted From
Ruth Stiles' children's novel, "My Father's Dragon"


Synetic Theater at Crystal City
1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202

Getting There

  • Crystal City (Blue/Yellow Line)


  • Street parking
  • Free public garages


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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