Features Sister Company Nunufatima and  Celebrity Emcee

 The celebrated, dynamic and always colorful Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago will present its falul concert series “Manifest.” The Fall 2016 series is a collection of new and classic choreographic works. However, audiences for this series are in for some special treats. The works will be performed in collaboration with sister company Nunufatima Dance Company. Additionally, audiences will see other guest artists on the same stage. Well-known radio personality Matt McGill of The Matt McGill Morning Show on WVON will serve as the guest emcee.

“Manifest” Projects Power, Love, and Submission

Manifest is the synergy that projects power, love, submission and the celebration of a life force by bringing people together in the spirit of harmonious interaction.  The reception dinner and concert will be held Saturday, December 10, at the Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th Street. The series includes two matinee concerts. There’s one Friday, December 9, at noon and another Sunday, December 11, at 3:00 p.m.

 Muntu Committed to Authenticity and Creativity for 44 Years

Known for its innovative repertory, Muntu Dance Theatre is one of the oldest, continuously running African Dance companies in the country.  The company has been performing authentic and progressive interpretations of contemporary and ancient African and African-American dance, music and folklore since 1972. Muntu unceasingly strives to preserve traditional African dance. At the same time, the company continuously creates new works that build on African, Caribbean and African-American cultural traditions.  

Committed to Training, Performance, and Community Service

Muntu’s exciting professional performances get rave reviews both at home and abroad. However, it also provides comprehensive community arts programs, classes for the public, and professional training for emerging new artists. It is the nation’s longest operating African dance company.  For more information, visit www.muntu.com or contact Adorn Lewis-Mitchell at 312-318-9696/adornlmitchell@aol.com.  

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