Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
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.
Nelson & suburbs
78 Rutherford St, Nelson
Adult $45, Senior/Child $30, Group of 6 $40 (excl service fees)
Tickets from Theatre Royal and TicketDirect ph. 03 548 3840.
Ph. 03 548340