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September 14, 2020 6:00–7:00 pm
Online
DukeCreate Online

Hip-Hop Vibez

Taught by Ife Presswood

About the Workshop

Join current MFA dance candidate Ife Pressword 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.

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 online via Zoom. See link at top of page.

About DukeCreate

DukeCreate is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help Duke students, staff, and faculty develop a variety of creative skills. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most take place in the Duke Arts Annex or the Rubenstein Arts Center and are typically held weeknights 6-8pm.

Workshops are free to all Duke students and staff, with priority given to students. Class size is limited. Students must sign up in advance. Online enrollment for Duke staff opens on the day of the workshop. Staff can also show up 10 minutes prior to a workshop in case a slot becomes available. Walk-ins will only be accommodated on a space-available basis.

DukeCreate is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (DukeArts) and University Center Activities and Events (UCAE).