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The New York Theatre Ballet is returning to Tarboro to present a mixed repertoire program on March 22 at 7:30 p.m.

The program is part of the Edgecombe Community College Performing Arts Series. NYTB has performed in the series for the past five years. The event is sponsored by Furman Mathewson Trust of Edgecombe County Memorial Library, the performance is free, but reservations are required.

Dirk Lumbard, a teacher at ECU and the veteran of seven Broadway shows, is a master tap dancer and has performed leading roles at Barton College, and the Boykin Center in Wilson. He will perform in “Two Timing,” a piece performed to Steve Riech’s “Clapping Music,” with NYTB dancer Elena Zahlmann. It features Lumbard performing very elaborate clapping music with the ballerina tapping en pointe.

For more information call 252-823-5166, ext. 187.

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