Partnership with DukeCreate & DuWell
About the Workshop
Join current MFA dance candidate Ife Presswood for this workshop-style hip-hop dance class. Participants will learn bold and fiery choreography and be provided with a space to be confident, get a good workout, and have fun! Issa vibe!
Open to all skill levels. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers and bring water.
DISCLAIMER: This program involves physical exertion and movement through and across space, so before beginning ensure you have adequate clear, safe space free of obstacles to move and are wearing appropriate footwear for the floor surface. If more than one person will be participating, ensure adequate space to avoid contact with other participants. It is your responsibility to use personal judgment concerning the degree of your participation in the activities, and to determine that you are in proper physical condition to participate in such activities.
About the Instructor
Ife Michelle is a native of Charlotte, NC whose dance training started at age 7 at the North Carolina Performing Arts Academy and continued through college in the dance programs at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Fayetteville State University. She is currently a student in Duke’s MFA dance program.
Ife has danced with multiple companies including KOFFEE Modern Dance Company, DialeKt Pre-Professional Dance Company, SHAE Movement African Arts and 4Thirty-Two Hip-Hop Company, where she also served as a choreographer. She currently runs her own dance company, Ife Michelle Dance, which aims to expand the representation of body types and identities in the professional dance world.
About the Location
This workshop will meet in the Duke Arts Annex: get directions.
Address: 404 Gattis St, Durham, NC 27701
Can I take a bus there?
Yes! The Arts Annex is located by East Campus, off of bus routes (C1, C2 & CSW) that run along Campus Drive.