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Sun, Jul 03


Hill Dance Academy Theatre

Afro-Caribbean Summer Dance & Drum Intensive

Register for this year's Afro-Caribbean Summer Dance & Drum Intensive held on the Hill Dance Academy Theatre Campus! This year will feature a line-up of regional and international drum, dance, and masquerade instructors.

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Afro-Caribbean Summer Dance & Drum Intensive
Afro-Caribbean Summer Dance & Drum Intensive

Time & Location

Jul 03, 2022, 8:30 AM – Jul 10, 2022, 3:00 PM

Hill Dance Academy Theatre, 2900 Bedford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA


About the Event

About ABBS 2022 Afro-Caribbean Summer Dance & Drum Intensive

The intensive is seven days of classes dedicated to beginner, intermediate, and advanced level drummers and dancers featuring art history talks and a major book signing focused on the following Afro-Caribbean drum and dance forms/genres.

**Please complete the registration form and bring with payment on the first day of class.**




Stilt Walking


Masquerade performance

Drum & Percussion



Cow Bell

Steel Pan

Goat skin drum


Afro-Caribbean Folkloric Song Classes



Afro-Puerto Rican

Capoeria Chants


The ABBS summer intensive is offering three masterclasses for professional and experienced drummers and dancers. All genres, fees and times will be announced May 1, 2022.

Afro-Caribbean Dance & Drum Intensive Week-at-a-Glance and Masterclass Schedule

Youth Registration Information 

July  5 - July 8.   8:30 am - 3:30 pm

$100 a week for youth drum  & drum intensive week (lunch included)

$15 per class for individual youth intensive classes

Some scholarships available

Masterclasses Registration Information

$100 for 5 intensive dance and/or drum masterclasses

$75 for 3 masterclasses

$50 for 2 masterclasses

$25 for one masterclass

Some scholarships available


  • 1 hour 15 minutes

    Registration/ Libation/Drum Circle

  • 55 minutes


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