The Hummingbird Dancers are a group of children ranging from age 3-18 who all share a similar passion, dance. Their choreographer, Martin Scott Pascall, teaches them various dances consisting of Jazz, Latin, Folk, Spiritual, African, Hip-Hop and Calypso. The Dancers have performed at many events and have participated at the Caribbean Junior Folk Festivals with excellent results winning many top prizes. For more information on the Hummingbird Dancers' next performances see the Upcoming Events page.
Congratulations to all our dancers at the Caribbean Junior Folklore Dance Festival! You competed wonderfully and made us very proud!
Primary and Junior (12 and under) - Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Senior and Intermediate (12 and older) - Mondays at 6:30pm
The Troupe's History
The Hummingbird dance troupe of Oshawa was formed by Ron Mathlin in 1981 with eight girls. The troupe has grown considerably since then; there are now thirty members. There are various levels and age groups: primary, junior, intermediate and senior. The Dancers have performed throughout Durham Region, Metropolitan Toronto, and London, Ontario, at Folk festivals, Cultural events, mall openings, school fairs, weddings, anniversaries and senior citizens' homes. They have also done performances at the Rogers Centre and for the Ontario Summer Games. The dance troupe is part of the youth program sponsored by Club Carib of Oshawa Inc.