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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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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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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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