|"Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances."|
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Since its inception in l975, De Ama Battle and her troupe the Art of Black Dance & Music (ABDM) has studied, taught and performed the common history of humankind through the diverse cultural artistry of the African Diaspora. We reach people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, and those at various dance and music levels. We open the door to a world of dance, music and folklore as experienced through the performing arts.
Introductory classes will include warm-ups, live and recorded music and the opportunity to experience ABDM Arts Educators and their diverse skills.
ABDM's 40th Year of African Rooted Dance & Culture
Preserving the legacy of African rooted dance, music and folklore, as it reflects the lifestyles of African descendants in the Diaspora.
41st Annual Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration
ABDM will celebrate its 41st Annual Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration. Check back soon for additional information.