Tuesdays & Fridays 9:00-10:30PM
Nobuya is originally from Tokyo, Japan. He has been active as a dancer and choreographer in and around the New York area since 2006. For almost 18 years, he has trained in Hip Hop, Locking, Voguing, Popping, Breaking and House, in addition to over 9 years of experience in ballet, contemporary, and jazz. He has appeared in numerous dance showcases and TV shows including: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, Carnival Choreographer Ball, THE MOVEMENT -A THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE, and many showcases presented by The Love Show. At the Season 5 Audition for SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE in 2008, the judges commented that they loved his amusing dancing style and funny character. He has won a rave review from The New York Times: "Nobuya is a scene stealer with his sinuous blend of popping and Voguing." He has also had the opportunity to dance with Dave Scott in the commercial New Era. For many years he has performed the opening number at Carnival Choreographer's Ball, the biggest street dance showcase in New York, with the founders, Carey Ysais and Paulette Azizian. Additionally, in BOOM STICK, presented by The Love Show, he played the main character, Ash, and received positive praise from the audience. As a choreographer, one of his students, Haruto Maeda won the Grand Champion in Apollo Theater Amateur Night with his choreography in 2015.
Nobuya kindly shows you how to do the basic steps and movement of Hip Hop. Then he teaches you advance beginner level choreograph. But don't worry about it. He teaches the same choreograph for two weeks. You have four chances to lear the choreograph. More you come to his class, better you dance Hip Hop. Also you won't just learn how to dance but also HOW TO PERFORM! Combining Nobuya’s own choreography with various other styles and his great choice of music, you will learn to be cool and realize how fun dance is!