Hooping at the Charlotte Shakespeare Festival

My friend Dorne Pentes, co-founder of Spin Revolution, and I will be the opening entertainment for Saturday night’s Charlotte Shakespeare Festival’s production of Tartuffe. Bring the family and some lawn chairs and get your weekend culture fix!

We hoop at 7:15. Play starts at 8pm.

The 2011 mainstage season kicks off with Moliere’s classic farce Tartuffe outdoors at The Green Uptown June 2-19. The production of Tartuffe marks the expansion of the festival’s programming to include classical plays from authors other than Shakespeare.

The Green Uptown

Located adjacent to Three Wachovia Center between the 400 block of South Tryon Street and College Street, directly across from the Charlotte Convention Center. Here’s a Google Map.

Parking is available in the Green’s parking deck. There is an entrance on South Tryon Street and on College Street.

Seating and Viewing Areas: Ushers will direct you to the best available areas for viewing the show. You can lounge on the grass, or sit on one of several low walls.

The Green is a 1.5-acre downtown park, surrounded by 60,000 square feet of retail and office space. Restaurants and retail shops open to the park from a European-style arcade positioned along one side of the park and a three-story brick and glass building on the opposite side, overlooking the park.


Published by Cara Zara

Professional entertainer and educator Cara Zara has performed at festivals, events, libraries, charity functions, and summer camps throughout the Southeast and has interacted with over 250,000 children. She has been teaching her popular programs since 2011 and has taught at over 200 private and public schools throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. She loves inspiring children to learn and be physically active through fun movement and laughter.

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