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     Spex

    Locking



    Guest Classes!
    Thursdays February 7, 14 & 21, 9:00-10:30PM


    Bio



    Raymond "Spex" Abbiw's career took off and he appeared in music videos with such artists as Mariah Carey, Joe, Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and more. Spex also toured internationally in Japan and France. He made his off-broadway debut in the 2002 Full Circle Productions' production, Soular Power'd at New York's New Victory theater. He continues as a member of the Full Circle Dance Company touring throughout the U.S. and abroad including the prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Spex is currently part owner with founder Brian "Footwork" Green of the now defunct House Dance Conference. A monthly event providing a platform for entertainment, dance and education. Spex continues to teach and perform nationally and internationally and is most happy about having his dream come true.

    Class Description



    Open Level Locking: Locking or Campbellocking (as it was originally known) is a dance style that was created by Don "Campbellock" Campbell in the late 1960's and was made popular by The Original Lockers in the early 1970's.This class is designed to show students the basic and fundamental components of the Locking dance style, based on the influence and techniques of The Original Lockers. Come out to learn these fundamentals and have fun with the funk of the music!