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DanceAfrica 2013 Performances

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May 24—May 27, 2013
 
Performance dates & times
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
RUN TIME: 2hrs with intermission
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE:  Starts at $16
SINGLE TICKET PRICE:  Starts at $20
 
 
 
 
 
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Artistic Director Chuck Davis

For the Memorial Day weekend performance, DanceAfrica 2013 welcomes Umkhathi Theatre Works from Zimbabwe, Giwayen Mata from Atlanta, and Harambee Dance Company from New York, plus Brooklyn’s own BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble, for a program that promises to inspire.

DanceAfrica 2013
Rhythms of Africa / Giya Africa / Mandingindira e Africa
Artistic Director Chuck Davis

Umkhathi Theatre Works (Zimbabwe)
Giwayen Mata (Atlanta, GA)
Harambee Dance Company (Bronx, NY)
BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble

Lighting Design by William H. Grant III
Assistant Lighting Designer Temishia Johnson

 

 

Read the BAM program notes for 2013 Dance Africa BAMbill
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Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK headlines this showcase of dance and music to celebrate the opening of DanceAfrica 2013.

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Iconic BAM Artists
Chuck Davis
 

Chuck Davis is one of the foremost teachers and choreographers of traditional African dance in America.

 
 
Artists
BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble
 

BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble celebrates ancestral roots and the modern-day community. 

 
 
Artists
Umkhathi Theatre Works
 

Umkhathi Theatre Works is a leading theater and dance troupe in Zimbabwe.

 
 
Artists
Harambee Dance Company
 

This company combines African-based movement and modern choreography with live percussion.

 
 
Artists
Giwayen Mata
 

This female dance ensemble celebrates the richness of the African tradition.

 
 
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