The Florida African
Dance Festival Empowers Community

Celebrating 23 Years, the African Caribbean Dance Theatre, Inc. presents the 19th Annual Florida African Dance Festival (FADF) June 9 – 11, 2016 in Tallahassee, Florida at the Tallahassee Community College. FADF is a 3-day conference that features internationally reknowned artists in dance and drum workshops, and an exciting performance concert. Other highlights include special dance workshops for children, vendor marketplace, hair fashion extravaganza, and health focus on high blood pressure and renal (kidney) disease. For additional details about the artists, schedule, registration, etc., click at one of the specified FADF links.

National Endowment for the Arts

FADF featured on the National Endowment for the Arts’ Art Works Blog July 15, 2014.

Exclusive Coverage

FADF 2006 featured in the National Endowment for the Arts’ annual report published in November 2007. Only two arts’ organizations are featured from each state.

Top Performer in the Arts

FADF rated as one of the Top 100 Events in Florida by Bizbash, a Miami-based magazine, June/July 2007 issue.


About The Company

The African Caribbean Dance Theatre, Inc. (ACDT) is your premier source for African cultural activities in Florida. ACDT, a Tallahassee-based cultural education organization, has for the past 23 years wowed audiences with its pulsating and energizing performances at inaugural events, festivals, concerts, weddings and other special occasions throughout the Southeast. The company’s year-round schedule of African dance and drum classes serves as the training ground for youths and adults’ development in these traditions.

With its year-round program services, along with the presentation of the annual Florida African Dance Festival, ACDT is paving the pathway for the preservation of African dance and drumming for future generations. Become a part of the ACDT experience and allow us to enrich your life! Contact ACDT today at 850-539-4087 or

  • Year-Round Classes

    ACDT offers weekly year-round classes at 451 West Gaines Street (formerly Margo’s Balloons & Baskets) in Tallahassee. Parking is available at any street on or surrounding Gaines.

  • Tuesdays

    Afrobics 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. (Aerobic Exercise)
    African Dance 6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

  • Thursdays

    Afrobics 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. (Aerobic Exercise)
    African Dance 6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

  • Saturdays

    Drum 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    African Dance 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Special Note:

    Some class schedules are subject to change. Please contact ACDT at 850-539-4087 or before you plan to attend.

  • Year-Round Performances

    We would be honored to make your wedding, family reunion, birthday or special event a memorable occasion with a performance by the African Caribbean Dance Theatre. Don’t hesitate to book us now! For cost information and logistical details, call or email us 850-539-4087 or


Full Accessibility Available

If you require any accommodations to attend or participate in any of the festival activities, please contact Jevelle Robinson, Accessibility Coordinator, at 850-539-4087 or before May 26, 2016.

Call Us Today!


  • PO Box 10943
    Tallahassee, FL 32302
    (+1) 850 539 4087