Performing Groups (Cultural)

African Rhythms University of Pennsylvania's African Drum and Dance troupe. website

Barajagala Tribal Belly Dance American Tribal Style belly dance, a mix of folkloric, Flamenco, & Indian dance. We are a FatChance Sister Studio. Philadelphia area performance. email or btribalbellydance.com

Belly Dance performer/instructor – Donna, Philadelphia and Bucks County, website, 215-208-2329 or email (Added 4/19/10)

Caribbean The Student Organization for Caribbean Awareness Dance Group of Temple University specializes in dances to Caribbean music. 845-313-7591 or email

Crazy Rhythm, Fancy Feet Theatrical partner dancing, 1850 - Present. 215-477-0997, website

Dances of the Middle East Alexia of the Nile Multi-Cultural Productions Raks Odalisque Princeton U's Middle Eastern Dance Co. Solo and group performances; 609-324-7383 or website.

The Colonial Assembly Colonial American dances from the 1700's. 215-844-3259 or website. 

Dance Connections Swing dancing. 215-542-0463 or website.

De Luna a Lunares- Flamenco music and dance. Booking 267.307.5354 or Flamencomherrera.com (added 8/18/07)

El Raks Sa'id Flamenco, Bellydance and Egyptian Folklore Dance, 215-333-5642 or 201-876-9266

FiddleKicks Appalachian Clogging and other styles of percussive dance. 215-643-4397 or website.  Click here to link to a 3-minute video

Flamenco Ole! Classical Spanish dance and choreographed contemporary works, based on the traditions of flamenco. 610-828-7537 (booking information).

Georgian National Dance performance and showcase group, www.EkaDanceAcademy.com EkaDanceAcademy@gmail.com 267-938-3479 (added 6/22/15)

Germantown Country Dancers English Country Dances from the 1600's to Present. 215-844-3259 or website. 

Griggstown Lock Rapper Team Rapper sword and other forms of English folk dancing and singing. 732-297-6281

Handsome Molly Molly Dancing based in Princeton, NJ. website

Hula 610-209-3083, mainlinehula.com/

Hula/ Polynesian Dance Performances Dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa and New Zealand. e-mail

Ione Nash Dance Ensemble & Skip Burton Heritage Drummers, Mixing African dancing and drumming with salsas and sambas of Latin America. 215-991-6530.

Janosik Polish Dance Ensemble Authentic Dances from Poland. Wednesday evening training class. 215-659-0917 or website.

Kingsessing Morris Men Traditional English Morris. Monday evening practice. 215-467-8036 or website

Kulu Mele African American Dance Ensemble. Blends the traditions of West Africa and African America. 267-252-6366.

Luna Negra, Latin dance company, specializes in Salsa, 215 638-0418 for bookings or to join, ask for Sonya Elmore.

Mixed Pickles Vintage Dance Co. American dances from colonial period through the 1940s. 215-782-9131 or website.

Monique Legare International Dance Company International Folk. Saturday afternoon training class. 215-659-0917 or consult web site.

Nava Nritya Dance Academy School of Indian Classical and Contemporary Dance, Anwesha Dutta website, 215-280-3241, Blue Bell, PA (updated 5/23/05)

PA Performing Arts Academy

Ritmo Latino Salsa Performing Team, 856-869-0010 (Added 1/10/06)

Tapestry Historic Dance Ensemble 17th, 18th, 19th century Ballroom & Country dances, indoor & outdoor performances; 610-705-3568, emailwebsite (Updated 11/25/08)

Tarantella, San Salvatore Society Tarantella Dance Group, Aldo Cianciulli Director, 215-778-2705. (Added 11/28/07)

Vivaci Italian Folk Dancing. 215-487-3229 or website (Updated 2/14/12) 215-487-3229

Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble. 215-663-0294 or consult website