Archie Burnett is a well-respected force in the
dance world. 30 years of dance in
NYC's hottest underground clubs has made his style unique,
strong, and confident. He has performed
and taught his craft in various parts of the world. His bodies
work range from music videos, to
features in dance magazines like "Dance Ink," and the
Voice" dance section feature, to
performance coaching for up-and-coming recording artists.
currently featured in the
documentary "Check Your Body At The Door," chronicling
lives and lifestyles of 6 dancers. The film
is produced by dance historian Dr. Sally R Sommer, who is
recognized as a leading expert on
dance in American popular culture.
This class will introduce you to Waacking, a style of
that was birthed in the early 1970’s
underground dance scene. Waacking surfaced on the ever
ground-breaking "Soul Train," along with
Vouging, a dance popularized in the underground gay scene.
Stigmatized by its roots, it manages to
attract a newly found respect for the art form from its
participants and viewers. It is applicable and
accessible to all.
||Week of: May 21, 2018 - May 27, 2018
|Hip Hop/House/Street Styles
9:00PM - 10:30PM