Igniting

Performance

& Promise!



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OUR NEXT EVENT!

THRILLER AT FLAGS & FLIPS

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Shining in Chicago

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Setting the Example

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Precision & Teamwork

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Style & Class

About US

Our Mission

South Shore Drill Team uses the performing arts to engage inner-city youth throughout their critical teenage years, mitigate the dangers of gangs, drugs, and violence, and guide members towards completing their education and becoming responsible citizens.

Our Story

Founded in 1980 with a handful of neighborhood children, South Shore Drill Team now serves 300 young people ages 8-21 who perform at more than 100 events annually.

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Our Team

Members of South Shore Drill Team value hard work and cooperation and are committed to performing their very best. The young people involved in the organization come from all over Chicago, but predominantly the city’s south side.

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Programs

In the South Shore Drill Team system, new recruits are divided up into small groups based on age and gender. Within all groups, team leaders teach their sections and serve as mentors.

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Staff

Arthur Robertson is the Founder and Executive Director of South Shore Drill Team. Arthur grew up marching with various groups, and earned a leadership position with the Hornets Drill Team on Chicago’s West Side while still in his teens.

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