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Festival of South African Dance

Presented by Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College at Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park KS

Nov 04 2017
Festival of South African Dance presented by Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College at Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park KS

Featuring the Gumboots and Pantsula dance companies, direct from Johannesburg, South Africa

Experience this showcase of two distinct South African dance traditions, born from the perseverance of the human spirit. The two deeply rhythmic ensembles, Real Actions Pantsula and Stimela “The Gumboot” Musical, uplift, unite and tell a story as they entertain and follow in their historical tradition of spreading awareness of socioeconomic and political challenges. These communicative dances have become important parts of restoring, revitalizing and preserving South African culture.

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 913-469-4445

Email: CarlsenCenter@jccc.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Friends Hospitality at 6:45 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

  • Gumboots Dance Company

LOCATION

Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd, Box 14, Overland Park, KS 66210

Full map and directions

PARKING INFO

  • For the best parking, check your tickets for curtain time and arrive 20-25 minutes in advance.
  • Parking at Johnson County Community College is generally free, except for the rare weeknight performance. Ask the box office about reserved parking if the event you’re attending is scheduled on a weeknight.
  • The closest place to park is in either the East or West Midwest Trust Center parking garage. To get to the Midwest Trust Center garages, drive onto campus from the east College Boulevard entrance. The garages are two-level lots directly in front of (to the north of) the Midwest Trust Center. “Reserved” spots in the surface lot parallel to the west garage may be used for performance parking.
  • To get to the Galileo’s Garden parking structure, drive onto campus at Quivira Road or follow the East Campus inner road east and south to Clock Drive. Turn right on Clock Drive into the parking garage. After you park, walk out of the northeast exit of the garage and follow the sidewalk straight north to the Midwest Trust Center.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Large Print
    • Sign Language
    • TTD/TTY
    • Wheelchair Access

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