A Chicago-based drum, dance, and rhythm ensemble.
Boomshaka is Northwestern University's premier drum, dance, and rhythm ensemble. Entirely student written, directed, and produced, Boomshaka has established a reputation for consistently delivering energetic and inspiring performances. We combine dance styles such as modern, jazz, and hip-hop with various forms of percussion, using everything from sticks, poles, and buckets to our hands and feet.
Throughout the year, we perform at schools, community centers, museums, and more, showcasing our passion for drumming and dancing both in the Chicagoland area and across the country. If you're looking for a high-energy performance, you've come to the right place. Click the button below to learn more about the type of performances we do and how to get in contact with us.
We are approaching our 25th anniversary this year and could not be more thrilled to be one of Northwestern's longest running performing arts groups!