DanceHouse, in partnership with Lamondance Training and Performing Company is happy to offer a unique Masterclass opportunity with Dorrance Dance (USA)
Dorrance Dance Masterclass
When: Thursday, April 12th 2018
Time: 10am to 11:30am
Where: Lamondance - 3355 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver, BC, V7K 2H4
Investment: $20 (Cash)
Space is limited
To reserve your space and for more information please email: info[at]lamondance.com
Subject: Dorrance Dance masterclass
About the Masterclass
DORRANCE DANCE (USA)
April 13 & 14, 2018, 8pm
Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton Street)
Tickets available at https://dancehouse.ca
The class will cover some of the fundamentals of house, including aspects of footwork, floorwork and the importance of a freestyle approach to the form. The cultural context in which this dance was created and where it continues to thrive will be discussed and underscored in the movement.
Teachers: Ephrat Asherie and Matthew West.
Matthew “Megawatt” West (dancer)started dancing at 16 on his church’s dance team in Queens, New York, and with the company On Point Choreography, with whom he learned challenging choreography and mastered different styles within hip hop dance. He has competed in several Bboy competitions, and strives to impart knowledge and wisdom on the next generation of dancers: he has taught at Coney Island’s Shining Angels Studio and at after school programs in Queens. Mega is an avid listener of House music and a dedicated student of House dance, training with the NYC crew MAWU, Conrad Rochester, and James "Cricket" Colter.
Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie (Dancer), a 2016 Bessie Award Winner for Innovative Achievement in Dance, is a NYC-based bgirl, dancer and choreographer. As artistic director of Ephrat Asherie Dance (EAD), she has presented work at Jacob’s Pillow, FiraTarrega and New York Live Arts, among others. Ephrat has received numerous awards to support her work including a NDP Award from NEFA, a Mondo Cane! Commission from Dixon Place and an Extended Life Residency from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Ephrat has taught at Wesleyan University and is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center. For more information please visit www.ephratasheriedance.com