Monday, September 25, 2017

STATE THEATRE NEW JERSEY PRESENTS A FREE COMMUNITY EVENT

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FESTIVAL OF SOUTH AFRICAN DANCE
FEATURING THE GUMBOOTS AND PANTSULA DANCE COMPANIES

WHEN: Saturday, October 7, 2017, 8pm; a pre-show performance will take place at 7pm under the State Theatre marquee featuring local drum group, Black Circle Symphony
WHERE:
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ
ADMISSION: event is a free ticketed performance with general admission seating. Seats are first-come, first-served and can be reserved online or by calling Guest Services at 732-246-7469.

State Theatre New Jersey presents Festival of South African Dance, a FREE community event. Featuring two dynamic companies in a pulsating, rhythm-filled evening of dance for families of all ages.

the days of our lives_-53Featuring an ensemble of 20 dancers and musicians, Festival of South African Dance celebrates the resilience of the human spirit. The companies Real Actions Pantsula and Stimela “The Gumboot” Musical showcase two quick-stepping dance traditions in an entertaining, uplifting, high-energy performance.

Seats are first-come, first-served and can be reserved online at STNJ.org or by calling Guest Services at 732-246- SHOW (7469). State Theatre New Jersey Guest Services, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ, is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 6pm; and at least three hours prior to curtain on performance dates unless otherwise specified. For information on group outings and discounts, call 732-247-7200, ext. 536.

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