Massachusetts
Profile Type: Creative Business
Creative Business
CAPE COD AFRICAN DANCE & DRUM

Cape Cod African Dance & Drum is a collective of dancers and drummers who practice traditional West African and Afro-Caribbean dance and drumming on Cape Cod and the New England area. This troupe includes professional West African drummers, as well as a diverse group of American artists with a rich variety of dance and music backgrounds. The ensemble performs at concerts, school assemblies, festivals, parties, weddings and more. CCADD presents the rich tradition of West African music and dance, then allows the audience to participate actively in the rhythms, movement and song. Their performances are full of spirit and fun for all ages. The ensemble performs to uplift the hearts of their audiences, playing for the joy and healing inherent in the African tradition.

 

Come dance and drum with us to uplift your spirits! African dance and drumming brings people together in happiness, for rejuvenation, health and community. Release stress, work it out and get into to the rhythms....

Cape Cod African Dance & Drum offers classes, school assemblies and community performances in traditional West African dance and drumming, all throughout Cape Cod and the New England area. We dance and play for the love of African culture and joy and healing of its art forms. Classes are for all levels of experience, shapes, sizes and ages. Try one out!

Please contact us if you would like our ensemble to perform at your concert, assembly, party, wedding or festival.

Contact Information

First Name: 
Tara
Job Title/Position: 
Director and Dance Leader
Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 1041
West Chatham, MA 02669
Physical Address: 
Hyannis, MA 02601
Last Name: 
Murphy
Phone: 
508-274-8626

About

Profile Type: 
Creative Business
Primary Discipline: 
Dance - Ethnic
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - Traditional
Music - Ethnic / World
Music - Traditional
Populations Served: 
Adults
Elders
Families
General Public
School Groups
Teens
Institution/Business Type: 
Performing Groups
Activities and Services: 
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Performance / Concert / Reading
Wedding / Parties / Private Gatherings
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
30
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
County
Multi-County Region
State
Multi-State Region

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
Mid-Cape Cultural Directory
Awards: 
Local Cultural Council Grants: Mid-Cape Cultural Council

I am a Touring Artist

State of Residence: 
Massachusetts
Minimum Number of Performers: 
19