Djoliba Don Drums and Dances at the Children's Theatre of Charlotte

Children's Theatre of Charlotte is pleased to welcome Djoliba Don to our stage February 25 - 27, 2005.   Djoliba Don performs jembe, a West African drumming and dance tradition that flourished during the Manding Empire, which ruled along the Niger River during the 13th Century.  Led by company founder and artistic director Faisal Mustapha Salahuddin, more than half of the company have been trained in West Guinea and seeks to foster greater understanding and appreciation of African culture. 

Praised by critics as "exciting, entertaining, educational and exhilarating," the troupe's knowledge of the art form is matched by their passion for bringing it to life.  Audiences are invited to join in with clapping, tapping and dancing of their own, making each Djoliba Don performance a vibrant celebration and a unique cultural experience. 

Performance times and dates are as follows: 

February 25, 7:30 pm
February 26, 3 pm  (This performance is SOLD OUT)
February 26, 7:30 pm
February 27, 2 pm (Center seats SOLD OUT - side seats available)

Performances will be held at the Children's Theatre, 1017 East Morehead Street.  Tickets are $9.00 for center seats, $7.00 for side seats.  For tickets or more information, call the Children's Theatre Box Office at 704-333-8983 (10 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday) or visit our web site at <>.  This production is recommended for ages 5 and up.

Children's Theatre of Charlotte is supported by the Annual Fund Drive of the Arts and Science Council, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc., ArtsTeach, and the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts. The media sponsor for the 2004-05 season is WCNC-TV.



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