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Photo provided by Zuzu African Acrobats

Got talent?

Twana Pinskey


St. Clair County Community College’s Global Diversity Council will sponsor a free performance of the Zuzu African Acrobats at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the SC4 gymnasium.

Three of the five members who will be performing were semi-finalists in 2011 on the television show, “America’s Got Talent.”

The group performed as Zuma Zuma on the show.

Photo provided by Zuzu African Acrobats
Photo provided by Zuzu African Acrobats

Global Diversity Council Chair, and SC4 Vice President of Student Services, Pete Lacey said the event is in coloration with Black History Month.

According to Lacey, planning for this event began prior to the holidays. He explained the event is an educational experience for the students.

“We are very excited to provide a cultural event such as this for our students,” said Lacey.

The group from Mombasa, Kenya, will perform a 45 minute choreographed routine embodying the rich cultural history of East Africa.

The show includes fast pyramid building, limbo, contortion, bottle balancing, tumbling, chair stacks/balancing and a pole act.

Seating for the free show is limited to the first 500 people.