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Umdabu South African Dance CompanySeptember 29, 2011 7:00 PMDana Auditorium, E.H. Little Fine Arts Center, Queens University of Charlotte, Main Campus
Free and Open to Campus and Public, Please Reserve Tickets to Attend
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September 19, 2011
The Umdabu Dance Company is a Birmingham, Alabama based dance theater dedicated to the preservation and presentation of traditional and contemporary South African history and culture; particularly that of the Zulu people. The Umdabu Dance Company was incorporated in 2000 under the artistic direction of veteran South African dancers, choreographer, and drummer Johannes "Jomo" Xulu.
The Umdabu Dance Company made its debut performance at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in January 2001. Since then, the touring company has performed at more than seventy-five (75) colleges, universities, and festivals throughout the United States, as well as local presentations and more than fifty(50) schools and community arts residencies. In 2002, the Birmingham International Festival contracted with Umdabu to provide teacher workshops and to be the featured group for the Birmingham International Festival's week long artist residency program that reached 15 area schools during its Salute to South Africa. The Umdabu Dance Company has demonstrated its ability, commitment and passion for working with undeserved young people who would not normally be exposed to arts experiences, particularly South Africa dance, history, and culture.
Sponsored by The Office of Diversity & Inclusion, The International Club and Council for IDEAL Communities. Hope to see you there!