South African Festival of Dance: Gumboots & Pantsula Dance
Sunday October 8, 2017 / 4:00 pm
At Lehman Center for the Performing Arts-CUNY (Bronx, NY)
Goldstar Prices: $12.50 – $22.50
Direct from Jo-burg, two of South Africa’s most dynamic dance companies — Gumboots and Pantsula Dance — come together for a heart-and-soul-pounding production based on an elderly man’s recollections of toiling in that country’s mines. With 20 performers and a live back-up band, “Stimela the Musical” re-creates these workers’ songs and dances, which connected them to their culture and eased the pain of being away from home. Don’t miss this grand spectacle of urban street dance when it shakes up the stage at the Bronx’s Lehman Center.