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Seasonal Festivities Brighten December Days at Long Island University’s Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts

Performances include Kwanzaa and Broadway themes


Alka Gupta,Assistant Director of Public Relations
Brooklyn Campus,
Long Island University

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Welcoming the holiday season, Long Island University’s Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts will present an exciting array of dance, music and theatrical performances in December.

The Kumble Theater is located at the University’s Brooklyn Campus on the corner of DeKalb and Flatbush avenues in downtown Brooklyn. For tickets, contact the Kumble Theater box office at (718) 488-1624, e-mail or visit

Friday, December 11, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 12, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Dance Department Winter Concert

Dance majors will perform modern dance works choreographed by guest artists and dance department faculty, including Rodger Belman, Christal Brown, Alenka Cizmesija, Earl Mosley, Tom Price, and a restaging of “Shelter,” an Urban Bush Women work, by Maria Bauman. Tickets: $15 for general admission; $10, for students and seniors with ID.

Friday-Saturday, December 18-19, 7:30 p.m.
New Media Art & Performance

Graduate students in the Campus’s master of fine arts program in New Media Art and Performance will present a series of innovative multimedia presentations. Tickets: $5

Monday, December 21, 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Community Works presents: The Spirit of Kwanzaa

For all ages, this festive celebration featuring James Stovall and Leanet Noble will explore the seven principles of Kwanzaa through music, dance and spoken word. The audience will learn why the fundamental aspects of this celebration are a necessary part of our collective survival in today’s world. Tickets: $7 Contact Community Works at or (212) 459-1854.

Sunday, December 27, 3 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, December 28-30, 7 p.m.
Creative Outlet Dance Theatre Presents: "Back to Broadway"

Join the performers in a journey to the grand days of Broadway! The company will present a performance that explores the classic themes of the big stage. Tickets: $15

Posted 12/04/2009

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