Arts Education and 


Samba Fogo offers guest classes, assemblies and workshops to local schools, studios, and programs. We offer programming in Brasilian drum and dance for students grades K-12 as well as adults in professional, studio, and pre-professional settings.

Our teaching artists are highly qualified and well-trained professionals with several years of teaching experience.

Samba Fogo typically schedules arts residencies and guest classes in various schools and programs throughout the year. Currently, all outreach programming has been paused due to Covid-19. Once schools re-open, residencies can feature Brazilian and Afro-Brazilian drumming, dance, song, and/or creative movement, depending on the interest and budget of each school. Many residencies culminate in a final student performance. Please contact us to inquire about educational outreach options and rates.

Contact Us Outreach Brochure

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    By integrating hands-on cultural arts with curriculum, students learn through research-based teaching practices that address diverse learning styles and nurture creativity.

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    Students develop personal, social and intellectual skills while they learn to work and “play” together in an ensemble. Students learn to cooperate and achieve success as one.

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    Students connect more fully to their classmates as they engage with exciting cultural content and gain a global perspective.

Past Educational Partners

  • Rose Park Elementary

  • Entheos Academy

  • Summerworks Program

  • Utah Portuguese Immersion

  • Program

  • Hillcrest High School

  • West High School

  • Utah Dance Education

  • Organization

  • Salt Lake Community College

  • SL School for the Performing Arts (S.P.A.)

  • Roosevelt Elementary

  • Horizonte

  • Eastwood Elementary

  • Alianza Academy

  • California Brazil Camp

  • Artsbridge

  • Highland Park Elementary

  • University of Utah

  • Tanner Dance

  • Westminster College

  • Ballet West

  • Repertory Dance Theatre

  • Salt Lake Arts Academy

  • The Open Classroom

  • Rowland Hall



Samba Camp is a unique summer arts camp where students will engage in Brazilian drumming, dance, song, craft-making and folklore, as they put together a culminating performance for friends and family on the final day of the camp. Authentic Brazilian samba drums are supplied by Samba Fogo, and students get a free Samba Fogo T-shirt to take home!

Students should bring a water bottle and a snack each day, and wear clothing they can move in freely. The camp will be held inside Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, and students will have the opportunity to explore the museum as part of this unique, cultural drum and dance camp.

Samba Camp is supported by the Salt Lake City Arts Council and the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks program.

Tuition: $120 per student, ages 5-9

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