Urban Dance: Street and Dancehall

421 TUTOR: Morilie Taiwo

Do you love to dance? Do you watch music videos and your favourite YouTubers and think, 'I wish I could dance like that.' If so, Dancehall, Urban and Street Dance is exactly what you need. This course mixes various different dance styles frequently seen on TV and in music videos, such as afrobeat, dancehall, hip-hop and street. You will get a chance to create your own routine, produce a music video and participate in an end of course performance. Taught by an experienced dancer, the course will be fun, friendly and filled with great music. Even if you think you cannot dance, as long as you have plenty of energy and are willing to give it a good go, you are set to have the best week ever.

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Course Notes

This fun dance course, fuses various popular dance styles that you see in music videos, TV shows, popular channels on YouTube; and made popular by dance crews all around the world.

You will have the opportunity to meet other students who love dancing and enjoying learning fresh, new and exciting dance style. The course will teach you various dance styles such as street, commercial, hip-hop, dancehall, funk and of course the popular afrobeat.

Participants will learn the key steps and moves of each of the popular dance styles that make up the modern-day urban street dance. Throughout the course you will gain some insight into the origins and culture of each dance genre, so that you can easily master the feeling and technique of each of the dance styles. This will allow you to perform each genre confidently and with conviction.

Throughout the course you will participate in various choreographed pieces focusing on each dance style. Leading to an option to create your own group urban dance fusion choreography for the final performance. The final performance will be in the form of a music video or a staged performance.

You do not have to have danced before to participant in the class, but you need to have a really love and enjoyment for dancing and a willingness to put your heart and soul into it.

And if you do, this will probably be the best dance class you may have ever signed up for.

I look forward to meeting you, and I know you will have the best fun ever. Living your best life!

Monday

Welcome, introductions, and fun getting to know you games.

Today's class will focus on street/commercial dance. You will learn some key moves from Hip-hop, jazz-funk, house and commercial through choreographed piece.

Taking what you have learnt you will have the opportunity, with some support, to create your own short choreographed piece with the other students.

Tuesday

Today's urban street dance will focus on the popular afrobeat dance. You will learn some key moves that have been made popular by various pop artist, like Beyoncé, dance crews, and celebrities. You will learn a choreographed piece of the dance genre.

Taking what you have learnt you will have the opportunity, with some support, to create your own short choreographed piece with the other students.

Wednesday

Today's urban street dance with focus of dancehall, made popular by Rhianna and Little Mix. You will learn some key moves and a choreographed piece of the dance genre.

Taking what you have learnt you will have the opportunity, with some support, to create your own short choreographed piece with the other students.

Thursday

Today's class will focus of creating a final piece that will incorporate all the dance genres you have learnt throughout the week; ready for the final performance on Friday.

The performance will take the form of either a stage performance or presented as a music video shoot.

Friday

Rehearsals and dress rehearsals with final performance.

Course Tutor

Morilie Taiwo

Morilie Taiwo

About Morilie

Morilie Taiwo is the choreographer and lead dancer for the renowned Ministry of Samba. She has danced on various big stages and events and loves teaching her passion for samba to others. She is a qualified dance instructor and brings bags of industry and classroom experience. She believes that everyone can dance, and her warm and encouraging approach brings out the confidence and freedom in any novice, and she delights in helping people unleash the dancer within.

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