New Abeni Cultural Arts Announces New Dance Studio


Abeni Cultural Arts announces its new dance studio which is located on the south side of Savannah at 8400 B Abercorn Street. The Abeni dance studio was previously located inside St. Pius Family Resource Center. Abeni had to leave St. Pius when the building was forced to close on April 1.

Abeni Cultural Arts was founded in April 2006 by Muriel Miller, Darowe McMillon, and Stephanie Sykes-Davis. Abeni holds dance classes Monday through Saturdays in a variety of dance styles such as: modern, jazz, ballet, tap, African, hip hop.

This year in addition to dance Abeni has partnered with Gary Swindell who will be teaching guitar, voice, and song writing at the studio.

Abeni has also partners with the Eastside Players and Spitfire Poetry Group under the name of Performing Arts Collective of Savannah, also known as PAC. PAC is a theatre company that produces plays a few times throughout the year. They are currently working on a production of Black Nativity.

Abeni is dedicated to encouraging artists to reach their fullest potential in their chosen field. Dance is our primary focus, however, Abeni’s mission is to encourage artists of various genres to nurture and challenge their passion for their art.

Drama, visual arts, music, and voice are also integrated into the makeup. Collaborations with fellow artists and other special projects are implemented in an effort to bring similar organizations together in order to accomplish one goal: to embrace the love of dance.

Prospective students may register for dance, guitar, voice and song writing lessons at the Abeni Cultural Arts Performing Dance Studio Monday through Friday between 5pm and 8pm from now until January 2012.

Call 912-272-2797 or send an email to for more information.

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