Conservatory Dance Professor Gary Abbott's Deeply Rooted Dance Theater Travels to South Africa


Conservatory assistant professor of modern dance Gary Abbott travels to Durban, South Africa to participate in JOMBA!, an international dance festival with his Chicago dance company, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater,   Deeply Rooted is the first U.S. dance company to be invited to this dance festival.  Abbott and Deeply Rooted will collaborate as well as teach in several of the townships surrounding Durban, working with Flatfoot Dance Company.

The 15th Jomba! Contemporary Dance Experience is August 28-Sept. 8, 2013, at the Centre for Creative Arts, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Deeply Rooted shares the stage with the super stars of the international world of dance including: Nacho Duato, Mats Ek, Ohnad Narin, Jiri Kylian and Hans Van Manen.


For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949