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Thursday, April 25, 2013

RDT's Ring Around the Rose presents Samba Fogo (138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT) May 11,

Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center (138 W Broadway)
Jeanne Wagner Theatre
Tickets: $5, through ArtTix, 801-355-ARTS
SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Repertory Dance Theatre is excited to welcome the exciting and talented artists from Samba Fogo to the Ring Around the Rose stage on May 11, 2013. Drawing on rich Afro-Brazilian traditions and mythology, Samba Fogo will present an interactive drum and dance experience geared toward youth and families. Audience members will get to sing, drum and dance along with Samba Fogo as they perform Brazilian drum and dance styles from all over the country of Brazil, from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador, Bahia.

Samba Fogo is Utah’s only “Escola de Samba” or “Samba School”. Samba Fogo provides year-round cultural arts programming locally and nationally. Samba Fogo's highly esteemed musicians and dancers strive to produce quality cultural art works. The group's high-energy performances offer audiences the chance to experience the deep-rooted culture, infectious enthusiasm, and celebratory spirit that makes Brazil famous.

Visit www.sambafogo.com to learn more

Who: Samba Fogo
What: Ring Around the Rose
When: Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 11:00 am
Where: Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center (138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101)
How: $5 tickets available through ArtTix (www.arttix.org, 801-355-ARTS, or at the box office)

About Repertory Dance Theatre's Ring Around the Rose series
Ring Around The Rose is a wiggle friendly series of performances for children and families that explores the magical world of the arts including dance, theatre, music and storytelling. All shows begin at 11:00am at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W Broadway, SLC. Shows are $5 (kids 2 and under are free).
Ring Around The Rose is supported in part by: The Utah Division of Arts and Museums, National Endowment for the Arts, Salt Lake City Arts Council, the Salt Lake County Zoo Arts & Parks Program, and the Marriner S. Eccles Foundation.

For more info visit rdtutah.org

High resolution photos are available upon request.

Click here to learn more about RDT's Ring Around the Rose program

Repertory Dance Theatre
138 West 300 South | PO Box 510427
Salt Lake City UT 84151-0427
(801) 534-1000 | rdt@rdtutah.org

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