African Footprints: Deep US Imprints
â€œTo bring this show into America, especially now, when there is the possibility that there could actually be a Black President, is extremely exciting. South Africans canâ€™t stop talking about it. All they want to do is meet Barack Obama,â€? says Ross.
[New York News]
African Footprint is about to make a big impression on the Bronx when this massive colorful show makes its exclusive New York appearance at Lehman College for the Performing Arts, located at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard, on Sunday, January 27th at 4:00 p.m.
The beauty of “African Footprint” has left audiences throughout the world marveling as this huge extravaganza, consisting of both Black and White South African performers, culminates in a perfect meld of art, culture, and tradition.
Its multi-racial bonding offers hope for the healing of the human condition. Yes, these performers entertain, yet, some claim there is a heightened energy pregnant with love, hope, respect, and healing that remains behind with their audiences after each performance. What African Footprint brings to the world stage and human heart is said to be nothing short of spectacular.
South African performer and producer,
African Footprint is presently on a multi-city American tour appearing in such cities as Fairbanks and Anchorage, AK; Detroit and Flint, MI; Schenectady, Rochester and Buffalo, NY; Dayton and Columbus, OH; Philadelphia, PA., and Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., and will soon tour Canada. The show promises to be a sensation reminiscent of RI
“Part of the spirit and objective of “African Footprint” is community outreach. It’s a show that transcends language and cultural barriers.” Stated
At the height of the European tour African Footprint had 3 separate casts: one in
“To bring this show into
African Footprint showcases its own brand of excitement with its energetic light, sound, and dance scenes based on the experiences and collaboration of Richard Loring, a British actor/recording artist, producer (and South African transplant) and Black South African poet, Don Mattera. “Loring became a big star in
In trying to come up with a show theme that would tap into the spirit of
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