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An in-studio intensive day of three two hour classes; a collection of different genres and artists.
Peridance will open up its extra large theater space (3072 square feet) to accommodate a maximum of 30 dancers per class.

CLASS PASSES:
Choose to take 1, 2, or all 3 workshops. (2 hour workshops)

$25/single workshop

$45/2 workshop package
(when purchasing this option be sure to register for each workshop individually)

$65/3 workshop package
(when purchasing this option be sure to register for each workshop individually)


CLASS LINEUP





A Chorus Line Rep + Q&A with Chryssie Whitehead

Level: Open
Time: 9:30 am - 12 pm
Price: $25

Come play in the world of A CHORUS LINE with Broadway Revival’s Kristine. Chryssie will lead you through a jazz based warmup, along with the ballet and jazz combination for the show. Q & A last half hour!



Bio: A highly experienced performer, Chryssie Whitehead-Disbrow has had an accomplished career in film, television and theatre spanning over 20 years. Chryssie began her career as a dancer for the Rockettes right out of high school and made her Broadway debut in the revival of A Chorus Line where she is featured  in the hit documentary, EVERY LITTLE STEP. Her additional Broadway credits and favorite roles include: Velma in Chicago (understudy, performed), Lola in Damn Yankees, Cassie in A Chorus Line, Kathy in Company and Bombalurina in Cats. Her multiple film and television credits include: Grey's Anatomy, Happy Endings, In Plain Sight, Switched at Birth, Castle, The Mentalist, Warehouse 13, Private Practice, Boston Public, Revenge of the Bridesmaids(with Raven-Symone) and Steven Spielberg's West Side Story. In addition to performing, she has directed and/or choreographed productions of Chicago, Into the Woods, Shrek, Grease and Beauty and the Beast. She teaches and directs on the musical theatre faculty at AMDA, NYC, as well as online with her performing arts educational company, www.BroadwayArtsCommunity.com.







Commercial Hip Hop with Marcus Allan Cobb


Level: Advanced
Time: 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Price: $25

This class is designed to prepare students for professional, live stage performances. Students will learn high energy combinations paired with popular music. Endurance, power, cleanliness and execution are all a part of the design. Students will be exposed to a combination of footwork, weight distribution, controlled power, and stage presence enhancement. Positive energy and attentiveness are heavily encouraged and having an open mind will help every student obtain a well rounded dance training experience. This class is not for beginners.

Bio: A proud native of Capitol Heights, MD, Marcus was introduced to the entertainment industry shortly after receiving his B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences at North Carolina A&T State University. He began his pursuit to commercial dance in Atlanta, GA where he worked with the group iLuminate, from the hit tv show, America’s Got Talent. Afterwards he relocated to New York City where his choreography was first seen in the off-broadway show, "Artist of Light”, at the Duke on 42nd Theater and New World Stages. His commercial career started with Bloc Talent Agency, where he is a resident Dancer, and Instructor. He has worked with renowned choreographers, such as, Tanisha Scott, Rich & Tone Talauega, Luam Keflezgy, Gil Duldulao and Jermaine Browne to name a few.


Credits include Janet Jackson, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Mariah Carey, Daddy Yankee, Jidenna, Salt n Pepa, and more. He has been featured on the Netflix Original Series: The Get Down, Grammy Awards Show, MTV Video Music Awards Show, ABC, BET, and CBS Networks. Marcus is a great entertainer who dedicates his career to his mother, Ola Kelly-Avant, his guardian angel.








Heels with Soraya Lundy

Level: Intermediate
Time: 3 - 5 pm
Price: $25

Bio: Soraya Lundy is a proud New Yorker and native of Queens whose work as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher has taken her across the world and onto the stage with some of the biggest names in pop, hip-hop/R&B, and reggaeton.

As a dancer, Soraya has danced in videos or onstage for international icons like Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, and Shakira, as well as stars like Missy Elliott, Daddy Yankee, and Drake, and corporate clients like Nike and Reebok. As a choreographer, she has arranged stage performances for artists including Rihanna, Cardi B, Sean Paul, and most recent tours for PitBull, Khalid and Drake. She also choreographed for major corporations like Smirnoff, Pepsi, Nike, and Adidas. Her work as a teacher has included stints leading workshops in Russia, Chile, and Japan, a gig as instructor for the Music Choice on Demand show Do Dat Dance, and a resident teaching job at the Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory. She is currently an instructor at Japanese owned EXPG-ny.

Soraya graduated from the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Queens, went on to perfect her ballet and modern dance technique at the Alvin Ailey School and the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, and honed her hip-hop dance skills at BLADE Academy of the Arts.





She has competed internationally in numerous dance battles, including the 2010 MC Hip- Hop Battle in Italy, where she represented the United States and brought home the first-place trophy.

Although she has traveled extensively and worked with many pop and dance superstars, Soraya says that first and foremost she is passionate about inspiring others who love to dance—not just as a hobby or pastime, but as a career. As a member of Sharaya J’s BanjiBabez crew, Soraya is excited to spread the BANJI spirit: Be Authentic and Never Jeopardize Individuality!




 

 

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