Dance and Music for All People
Situated in the Hudson Valley of New York, The Vanaver Caravan is an internationally acclaimed nonprofit dance and music troupe with a vast repertoire of world and American folk dance styles and a long history of professional touring, humanitarian work, peace advocacy, and widely celebrated arts-education programs.
We teach so much more than dance steps. Our immersive arts-education programs promote diversity, community-building, and cultural understanding. Our work has brightened classrooms for thousands of students across the globe.
For almost half a century, the Caravan has inspired thousands of audiences all over the world. Our down home, high-spirited performances will have you clapping your hands, stomping your feet, and singing along with all the dancers and musicians on stage.
We offer a variety of dance classes and special workshops for children, teens, and adults throughout the Mid-Hudson Valley. Students who train in our institute learn styles taught by world-renowned dancers, in a wholesome atmosphere.