Contact:  Shannon Delaney, 318-869-5117

Centenary College to Present Kuumba House Dance Theatre on April 9

SHREVEPORT, LA -- The Centenary College Student Activities Office will present the Kuumba House Dance Theatre in an African song and dance performance Tuesday, April 9 at 8 p.m. in Hurley Auditorium. 

The company of dancers, singers and drummers will peform the reverberating syncopations of South Africa in their highly charged, energetic performances of traditional and contemporary, ceremonial, social and folk dances. They fuse different regional African dance styles, delivering a fresh and unique approach to the African concert dance stage. 

The singers bring the exciting vocal harmonies of not only South Africa, but also other countries south of the Sahara. Songs will be sung in the click sounds of Zulu, Xhosa, Sesotho and other languages. Their songs carry messages of hope, freedom, love and praise.  Performers appear in authentic costumes, present live music uses indigenous instruments.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information contact Shannon Delaney, assistant director of student activities, at 869-5117.