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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.



A collaboration between dance groups Refresh, Fusion, and Boomshaka, Refusionshaka is the largest dance show of the year on Northwestern's campus. The show features pieces with hip-hop, contemporary, and other dance styles, and draws thousands of visitors from Northwestern's community and the Chicagoland area. Each year, all three groups raise the bar to continue the tradition of being the must-see event of the fall.

Spring Show

Spring Show

Boomshaka's annual spring show is an entirely cast written and performed show. Each year, the cast spends nearly six months creating pieces that use body percussion, different styles of dance, and innovative implementation of trash and other items many wouldn't see as percussive instruments. Like our Facebook page to stay up to date for details on our upcoming performances!

Click on a Spring Show poster below to learn more about it!
Spring Show Posters
ON (2)
Off Balance
Full Volume
Back to Zero
Hit the Switch
Shut It Down
Break the Chain
This Ends Now
Stomping Ground
Off the Grid
Restore Chaos
Tour and More

Tour and Other Performances

Boomshaka performs at events on Northwestern's campus and throughout the Chicagoland area year-round. Each year in late March, Boomshaka goes on tour in various cities and has visited New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and more!

We love performing, be it at schools, corporate events, or even weddings (yes, it's happened). If you want a unique, high-energy performance, please contact us by clicking the button below!

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