Fall 2016 Performances


This weekend, we celebrate 44 years of excellence in the field of African arts, sciences and culture! On Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10 and 11, join us at the Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts on the University of Chicago campus for our...

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Fall student matinee performance!

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Muntu announces its 2016 fall student matinee at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts on the University of Chicago campus, 915 E. 60th St.

Muntu will perform its student matinee at 12 p.m. Friday, December 9, as part of its fall concert...

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Share Your Thoughts on Memories N' TIme

Did you attend Muntu's recent production Memories N' Time?  If so, we ask you to take a few minutes to tell us about your experience of the concert.

In five minutes, you could give us 10,000 ideas to help improve our services to you. We...

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Someone You Should Know

CBS Local Feature by Harry Porterfield
December 13, 2013

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Reginald Robinson has been called a genius, and now the young musician is writing music for a Chicago dance troupe.CBS 2's Harry Porterfield says he's someone you should know.

He was a...

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An Interview with Amaniyea Payne

10 Gye Nyame Group News

One of the goals of the troupe is to share the works with the broadest possible audience. “I’d like to think the entertaining and education is 50/50,” said Payne of a show’s balance. “We strive to get audiences involved and to be informed.”

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Muntu Brings Vigor to New Work

That impressive milestone inspired a provocative program Saturday, one rich with the troupe's traditional flash and energy, but also boasting examples of recent collaborations with contemporary American choreographers.

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Regina Taylor serves as Honorary Chair for Summer Gala

Muntu Dance Theatre is proud to have writer, actor, director, Regina Taylor serve as the honorary chair for our Summer Gala, July 21st  at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance.  Muntu's 40th Anniversary Summer Gala is immediately...

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Muntu & DanceWorks Chicago Review

Mostly alternating works, DWC and Muntu created a head-spinning program in which each troupe set the other off, highlighting its distinctive character and appeal. For both companies, however, the goal seemed the same: to seduce us.

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Collective Energy - Dance Informa Article

10 Gye Nyame Group News

“Muntu has a dual function, we are definitely a professional performing arts company that performs around the world and self produces our season every year. But equally as important to me, is that when there is an important event of significant happening in the community, Muntu is called upon to bear witness to that and to bring the appropriate cultural celebrations.”

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Celebrating the Journey - Muntu's 40th Anniversary

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This year, Muntu Dance Theatre is celebrating 40 years of continuous artistic programming that reflects the African cultural legacy of African Americans and people of African descent around the world. When Muntu began in 1972, its founding...

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Muntu Dance Theatre on a red-hot roll!

Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago has been a reliable home for the African and African-American tradition for decades now, all the while peopled by dynamite dancers who put on a great show.

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Muntu Dance Theatre is hotter than hot these days

Though familiar and venerable, Muntu Dance Theatre is hotter than hot these days. Saturday's gala performance at the Harris Theater showed off a troupe that's never been faster, never been more animated, as it continues to push the limits of its cultural exploration into valuable new terrain.

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