Hearst Choreographer-in-Residence Olivier Tarpaga, artistic director of Nomad Express International MultiArts Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, presents this new work that uses a soundtrack created by the choreographer’s father’s band to visually connect the 1960s Sub-Saharan African independence movements to the painful fight for Civil Rights in the United States.
Limited number of tickets available. Tickets are $12 in advance of show dates, $12 seniors / $10 students (or FREE for Princeton students using Tiger Tickets through Passport to the Arts), and $17 purchased the day of performances at the box office. Purchase tickets online through University Ticketing, by calling 609-258-9220, or in person at the Frist Campus Center Ticket Office.
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