Get more out of your trip to the theater!

Cara Mia Theatre Co. proudly offers opportunities for enriching your personal experience at the theater for our upcoming production of Deferred Action. You will not only witness inspiring performances of this production but participate in reflective, stimulating conversations as well.


Youth Nights

Ticket Price includes Event and Dinner
*Limited Seating Capacity

Area youths from middle school ages to college students are given study guides and invited to join in group discussion before the play with dinner included. It becomes an evening of discovering the power of one, and avenues for community uplift.

Thursday, May 4th - Storytelling with guest speakers

Thursday, May 11th – Storytelling with guest speakers

Want to bring a group?
Group Rates Available: Box Office 214-516-0706

Community Forums

Free to the Public


Breaking a cycle of trauma-heroic responses to domestic violence, sexual abuse and human trafficking

Saturday, May 13th at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A community conversation- free and open to the public. Personal stories and accounts on domestic violence, sexual abuse and human trafficking from victims, facilitated by Dr. David Banks with tribute dance performance for survivors performed by Sunshine Harris.

To attend, please RSVP to

Dinner Included: Donated by Chipotle Mexican Café

Tribute Dance Performance for Survivors performed by Sunshine Harris

Sunshine Harris, is a Dallas, TX native gaining most if her dance experience from Dallas Black Dance Theatre were she performed as a member in the 2nd Company! She has gained experience in many different areas of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, modern, African, folklorico and more! Sunshine makes giving back to the community one of her main priorities. Giving back to the community with the gift of dance, she teaches dance classes of different genres to children and adults through the City of Dallas at local parks and recreation centers, Big Thought, the Pan African Connection, the African American Museum and many other organizations and churches. 

Talk Backs

Ticket Price includes Event

Talk back after the show

Friday, May 5th, directly following the performance

Delve deeper into the show by discussing art and theatre a story-telling source towards recovery with Dr. Michael Lindsey

   Dr. Lindsey is a lawyer and clinical psychologist.  He received his B.A. degrees in psychology and political science from Johnson C. Smith University (Charlotte, N.C.).  His Masters degrees were earned at the University of Louisville (teaching), and the University of Alabama (clinical-correctional psychology).  Dr. Lindsey’s legal studies were completed at Villanova Law School (Villanova, Pa), and his doctorate in clinical psychology was awarded at Hahnemann University (Philadelphia, Pa.).

            Dr. Lindsey is an adjunct professor in the department of psychology, at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX; adjunct professor at the University of Nevada – Reno; and adjunct faculty for The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, in Reno, Nevada.  He is a past member of the Juvenile Justice Committee of the American Bar Association, and the American Psychological Association.  Dr. Lindsey serves as a consultant to numerous juvenile and judicial organizations.

            Nestor Consultants, Inc. (founded in 1985 by Dr. Lindsey), is the primary consulting organization for the work he performs.  Those services include management and organizational needs assessment, training and consultation, diversity cultural audits, mission and vision statement planning and consultation, cultural competent program audits, training in administration and interpretation of culturally competent emotional, personality, intellectual, educational, and psychological testing, and well as juvenile justice staff development, consultation, and training.  He has provided these and related services since 1976.


Community Conversations made possible in part by the Embrey Family Foundation.