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Program Information

Program name: Nego Gato Afro-Brazilian Music and Dance
Program category: Multicultural- Other
Performing Arts- Dance
Program length: 45 minutes
Audience level: Family
Audience size: Varies
Program description: The Nego Gato Afro-Brazilian Music and Dance Ensemble bring to their audiences the rich African influenced rhythms and dances of Salvador, Bahia, Brazi--areas known for customs deeply rooted in the traditions and spirituality of ancestral Africa. The ensemble was formed by the Artistic Director, Jose Sena, known professionally as Nego Gato, to share his experience of growing up on the streets of Salvador immersed in the magical sounds of street music, Carnaval and Candomble ceremonies. We present Living History and are accompanied by live percussion.
Space/special requirements: 15x25 preferably wooden floor
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $1001- $3000
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? No
If no, cost per mile: $4.85
Notes about the fee: Mileage included in a 50 mile radius of New Paltz, NY
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Long Island
Program last updated: 08/06/2007
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Stage name: Nego Gato Afro Brazilian Music and Dance
Performer name: Nego Gato
Phone: 845 687-9001
Mailing address: 81 Clove Valley Road
High Falls, NY 12440
E-mail address:
Performer's agent: Carol Chappell
Previous appearances at: Arts on Stage, Brooklyn, NY, Meadowpond Elementary, South Salem, NY, NY Botanical Gardens, Bronx, NY, Pleasantville Middle School, Pleasantville, NY, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA
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Performer information last updated: 06/08/2016


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