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Mosaic Dances: Celebrating 15 Years of Mediterranean Magic

  • Doris M. Byrne Performing Arts Center, Mount St. Dominic Academy 3 Ryerson Avenue Caldwell, NJ 07006 United States (map)

2018 marks the 15-year anniversary since Mosaic Dance Theater Company’s (MDTC) inaugural performance with a special a concert, produced in association with Mount St. Dominic Academy, featuring signature works from the Company’s repertory of dance and folklore from the Mediterranean region -- North Africa, the Middle East, and southern Europe. Get swept away by the luxuriant choreography, sumptuous costumes, and captivating performances.

Among the works in the concert are:
• “Raks al-Sai’idi,” a joyous folkloric dance of Upper Egypt, featuring sagat (finger cymbals), balas (water jug), and assaya (cane). One of MDTC’s signature dance works.
• “Enheduanna” an excerpt from “Fo(u)r Women,” a theatrical multi-media work celebrating the life of this first non-anonymous author of the ancient Mesopotamian civilization of Sumer.
• “La Lettera d’Isabella,” an original scenario for the commedia dell’arte, portrayed through movement and dance to an underscore of traditional Italian folk music.

Stay for the Q&A with the artists after the performance.

FREE EVENT! -- reservations are recommended

To make a reservation, click HERE.

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