Applications to volunteer, to display art or ofrendas (altars), to perform, or to sell products at our Dia de Los Muertos event are now available! Click on the skull to find the list of applications that you need! Las solicitudes de voluntariado, para exhibir arte o ofrendas (altares), para realizar, o para vender productos en nuestro evento de dia de los muertos ya están disponibles! Haga clic en el cráneo para encontrar la lista de aplicaciones que usted necesita!

Altars - Ofrenda

In 2018 make your altar/ofrenda for a loved one. Apply early to secure a spot. Check out some of the beautiful altars from 2017 in our Gallery.


Day of the Dead King, Queen, Prince, and Princess contest

Crowned at event the Dia de Los Muertos King, Queen, Prince, and Princess. See pictures in Gallery. Applications for next year will be taken in September 1- October 15, 2018.

Interested in contest, send us an email

HMTC Improv group performing!

Our very own HMTC improv team will be performing once again! This year will consist of new faces and fresh talent. You may have seen us recently at the Thursday Farmer's Market, or at our recent events such as the Hanford Monologue Slam and our First Season of Play. Our improv team enjoys making you laugh. Come see our team! This includes children, teens, and adults of all ages who come and participate in our FREE acting classes.

Click the link to find out more information about our acting classes.

FREE Classes

Thank you to Cal Valley Security, the team who will be protecting us during our event.

Day of the Dead Art Pieces

On November 2, 2018, come see the Sugar Skull created by Silvia Gonzalez S. (and helped by Camia Scherer and Vanessa Velasco). This sugar skull, as well as the beautiful Catrina, donated by our own Miguel Sanchez, will be featured alongside a 16ft skeleton that is currently being created!

Volunteer Hours available

Looking for eager volunteers to help at our Day of the Dead 2018 Celebration! This includes time slots for set-up (ie: decorations, tables, and signs) as well as clean-up. Contact us for a volunteer application and more information about the event!

Who we are!

HMTC is Hanford Multicultural Theater Company:

We are the ones that hosted the Day of the Dead - Dia de Los Muertos at the Hanford Civic Center. We are planning a float for the Hanford Christmas Parade!


Join us for FREE acting classes on Wednesdays at the Hanford Civic Center in the WEST WING. We offer free acting classes to children from 5-6pm and 6-8pm to teens and adults. All you have to do is sign in!