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Stimela, 'The Gumboot' Musical

Wednesday 29th March-Saturday 1st April 2017

It is a celebration of song and dance, an international phenomenon that has swept across the globe like a tidal wave of soaring voices and stomping feet.

Gumboot dancing was born out of the oppressive gold mines of South Africa. Forbidden to speak and in almost complete darkness, the slave laborers developed their own language by slapping their gumboots and rattling their ankle chains. In time it has developed into a truly unique dance form …

Unrivaled in its energy and physicality, it celebrates the body as a musical instrument whilst highlighting South Africa’s rich and complex culture.

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Date(s)

March 29–31

Time

8pm

Location

Nelson & suburbs

Venue

Theatre Royal
78 Rutherford St, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Adult $45, Senior/Child $30, Group of 6 $40 (excl service fees)

Tickets from Theatre Royal and TicketDirect ph. 03 548 3840.

Contact

Ph. 03 548340
tickets@theatreroyalnelson.co.nz

Additional Info

Official Website

 

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