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Dancehall Video Workshop


  • Dance Mission Theater 3316 24th Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

Dancehall Video Workshop with Aimee Z of TropiCali Dancehall
August 3-September 7, 2017
Thursdays, 6:15-7:30 pm. 
Video Date - Sunday September 10
$150 for entire workshop
$25 drop-in (allowed first 2 classes only) 

You may register in advance by calling 415-826-4441 or signing up online at www.dancemission.com

In this workshop students will learn old skool, new skool, and sexy style dancehall steps which will be incorporated into a videoed choreography to the Sean Paul ft. Chi Ching Ching song Crick Neck. 
Check out the track here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vqaih8PoOU
Our final video will be posted to Youtube and Vimeo for you to endlessly enjoy and share with all of your friends and family.

Dancehall is a culture born in the ghettos of Jamaica encompassing music, dance, language, and fashion. The dances generally reflect what is happening the in the streets. 

Old Skool dancehall is all about the flow and groove with the music. These steps are not complicated but catching the feeling and the groove is the challenge. In our workshop we be learning many Old Skool dances created by the originator of dancehall, Gerald "Bogle" Levy. Some of his better known dances are Row di Boat, Willie Bounce, and Wacky Dip. As for New Skool many individuals and teams of dancers create steps which can be very simple to very complex - almost like small combinations of choreography. We will learn steps created by Latonya Style, Kimiko Versatile, Stacia Fyah, Dancing Rebel, Outshine girls, Jack Hammer girls, Boisey Black Roses, Kriptic Klick, Black Eagles, Overload Skankaz, and many more. 

We hope during this workshop you will increase your confidence and knowledge of dancehall as well as have a blast learning and filming this routine. 

Earlier Event: May 18
Kimiko Versatile
Later Event: August 31
Nadiah NfuZion