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Muntu Dance Theatre is a Chicago-based company that performs authentic and progressive interpretations of contemporary and ancient African and African-American dance, music and folklore. The Company has existed on the spirit and unbounded energies of its directors, dancers, musicians and staff since 1972 and has achieved an acclaimed reputation for making a consistent artistic statement of cultural and historical significance.

In 2012 Muntu celebrated its 40th anniversary with an expanded season of full concerts and family matinees.  

In fall of 2013, Muntu premiered Memories N' Time, a new collaboration with acclaimed composer/pianist Reginald Robinson.