ASCAB Performances, Demonstrations, Classes, Workshops, Public Service and Community Building Events

Community Arts, Crafts, Music and Public Service Events

Adrianne Theater
The AIDS Walk
Chestnut Hill Day
Clark Park
Community Education Center (CEC) Festival
Franklin Institute
Fringe Festival
Hunger Walk
J.F.K. Memorial
Penn Museum
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia Kixx Half-time Show
Puerto Rican Day Festival
Puppet Theater
Martial Posture Karate Camp
Mt. Airy Flower Show
Odunde Festival
Sounds of Brazil
South Street Seaport
Spring Fling at the University of Pennsylvania
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Uhuru Block Party
Vitamin D Productions
Women's Music Festival

Institutions of Higher Education

ASCAB Capoeira has conducted classes, workshops and individually-tailored presentations for Harvard University, Princeton University, Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania as well as other universities:

Albright University
Appalachian State University
Bryn Mawr University
The College of New Jersey
Columbia University
Drexel University
Harvard University
Northern Arizona University
Princeton University
Rowan University
St. Joseph's University
Swarthmore College
Temple University
University of Pennsylvania
Ursinus College

Grade School and High School

ASCAB's programs are designed to support and follow educational curricular guidelines. ASCAB has worked with and presented in the following schools:

Public Schools
Philadelphia School District (various schools within)

Private Schools
Friends' Central School (Wynnewood, PA)
Friends School (Haverford, PA)
Friends Select School (Philadelphia, PA)
Germantown Friends School
Malvern Preparatory School
Springside School
William Penn Charter School

Media Coverage: Mestre Doutor and ASCAB Capoeira

Mestre Doutor has performed live at the Kennedy Center Millenium Stage, as part of the program, AmericArtes. He performed as invited guest with Capoeirista Itapua Beiramar (24 April 2002) (see the link to this live performance at

Mestre Doutor's influence in Capoeira has led to wide media attention for himself and the ASCAB Capoeira group. He has also been interviewed on the Today Show, featured on Channel 35, and been the subject of several short video documentaries (such as Obrigado) Newspaper and magazine articles have featured both Mestre Doutor and his ASCAB Capoeira group; such accounts include the Philadelphia Weekly (August 30, 2006 and February 14, 2007), The Daily Pennsylvania, The City Paper (Feb. 2002 and November 21, 2006), The Jawn (vol. 3, 2003), and Philly1 (July 2004), Broad Street Review (September 14, 2006 and February 22, 2007), San Diego City Beat (January 4, 2006), The Triangle (September 23, 2004) and Reading Eagle (March 4, 2006).

Beyond visual, print, and musical media, Mestre Doutor travels widely for invitations across the U.S., as well as for inter-cultural shows, festivals, song competitions, and batizados (ceremonies of graduation and competition) both in the U.S. and Brazil.