Nat Geo Live Discovery: Mireya Mayor

January 29, 2018 | Victoria Theatre


January 29, 2018

Run Time

60 minutes (no intermission)


Monday 9:30 a.m.

Sign and/or audio interpretation available UPON REQUEST. Please indicate your need for sign and/or audio interpretation on your Discovery order form or let the ticket agent know at least two weeks before the performance.

As a two-time Emmy Award-nominated field correspondent for the National Geographic Channel, MIREYA MAYOR has reported to audiences worldwide on pertinent wildlife and habitat issues. Closest to her heart is her ongoing study of a newfound species of Microcebus, or mouse lemur, which she discovered on a 2000 field expedition in Madagascar. Her work with this rare primate inspired the prime minister of Madagascar to establish a national park to help protect the new species, conserving the 10 percent that remains of the African island nation’s once vast forest. Mayor recently earned her Ph.D. while conducting research on the effects of forest fragmentation and isolation on two types of lemurs found only in northern Madagascar. When not deep in the jungle or on assignment, Mayor, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, speaks to audiences about the importance of conservation for a vigorous and healthy planet.


Curriculum Connections: Science, Arts, Social Studies

Workshop Recommendation: The Mask Menagerie or Speak Up, Speak Out

Book Drive!

Victoria Theatre Association — in partnership with Project READTeradata Cares, and City Day Community School — is pleased to announce the READ ACROSS AMERICA BOOK DRIVE. As further illustration of our commitment to education and to quality of life in our community, VTA will be collecting new or gently used books for grades PreK-8. VTA hopes to collect a book for every seat in the Victoria Theatre — 1,154 books! Follow us on Facebook (@VictoriaTheatreAssociation), Instagram (@VTADayton) and Twitter (@VictoriaTheatre) to see how the theatre fills up with books!

Collection bins will be located at the Schuster Center, Victoria Theatre, and Teradata beginning January 20 with VTA’s Morris Furniture Co. Family Series presentation of MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS at the Victoria Theatre. On March 2, some of the books collected will be delivered to City Day Community School with each student going home with a book of their very own. Additional books will be donated to Project READ.



American Testing Services
The Berry Family Foundation
Crane Consumables
Custom Living Enterprises
First Dayton CyberKnife
Greenpoint Metals
Steve and Kate Hone
The Kuntz Foundation
Perfection Group
The Frank M. Tait Foundation
Union Savings Bank
Merle F. Wilberding
Raymond E. Wylam

Fueling Education

Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority
Speedway LLC

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Age Recommendation

Recommended for grades 3-12.