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NR.03.04.16-TaoSamurai
March 4, 2016

Performing Arts Center Presents TAO: Seventeen Samurai on March 13

The explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography of TAO: Seventeen Samurai will be featured on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons on Sunday, March 13. 

Based on the timeless, traditional art of Japanese drumming, the performance will showcase the extraordinary precision, energy and stamina of these contemporary artists, with audiences sure to enjoy the combined energetic drumming and dancing performance. 

TAO: Seventeen Samurai proudly remains one of the only existing Japanese Drum Performances in existence. The worldwide touring company has already sold out many of its upcoming North American shows. 

In addition, the group performs more than 200 shows a year in its native Japan and has been honored with the country’s Tourism Agency Commissioner’s Award, as well as the Outstanding Cultural Contribution award from the country’s Oita prefecture.

Established in 1993 in Aichi prefecture, Japan, TAO was born with a goal of entertaining audiences worldwide. With world-class techniques and specialized knowledge, TAO uses melodies of various genres and traditional instruments throughout the show. 

By combining fashion and entertainment TAO has created a distinct world of its own through the use of original costumes and music, which has helped take the group’s renowned performance to the next level. 

The performance will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 13, on the PAC main stage. Tickets are priced from $30 to $53.

For more information or to purchase tickets please contact the PAC Box Office at (661) 362-5304 or visit www.canyonspac.com​.

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