Gifts of Art presents Congolese Music & Dance

Mbongi Dance Theater Project

Sompa Sompa
In 1988, Titos Sompa founded Mbongi Dance Theater Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to advancing and celebrating the cultural arts of Africa, especially the music and dance of the Congo. Sompa is a renowned dancer, choreographer and musician, noted especially as a master Congolese drummer, percussionist and kalimba player. As artistic director of Mbongi Dance Theater, Sompa designs performances that offer healing, spiritual grounding and affirm community. For children and young adults, his educational programs teach self-esteem, promote values and behaviors that build community awareness, and help them imagine a future. This concert is part of the UMHS Summer Courtyard Concert Series presented by Gifts of Art.


***Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1