MASTER CLASSES -
THIS Thursday! Don’t miss this opportunity!
Late night master classes!! Get your fix of contemporary and KRUMP this Thursday!!! .➡️ Megan Lawson
Megan Lawson is a whirlwind of passion and creativity and humor. She grew up studying tap, ballet, jazz, contemporary and hip-hop in her hometown of Calgary, Alberta. In 2006, the young Canadian moved to Los Angeles and immersed herself in the dance scene. Megan became a member of the dance crew ‘Fanny Pak’ seen on America’s Best Dance Crew and since has been choreographing, performing, teaching and assisting in a variety of mediums. Megan’s style is a melting pot of her background in dance. This fusion allows her movement to be diverse, playful, full of storytelling and musicality. Megan is the executive choreographer behind Madonna’s “Rebel Heart Tour”, and her other other credits include Missy Elliott, Katy Perry, Ricky Martin, Ariana Grande, Golden Globes, Cirque Du Soleil, KENZO. .
➡️ Jo’Artis Ratti “BIG MIJO”
Jo’Artis Ratti (Big Mijo) was born in Los Angeles California. He graduated from University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Communications and Minor in Theatre Arts.
Big Mijo is one of the original creators of Krump dance and has been teaching the foundation of Krump and freestyle for over 10 years. His credits include FKA Twigs, Nike, Puma, Sony, Nicki Minaj, Rita Ora, Gwen Stefani, Eve, and Mariah Carey and Madonna. He is currently living in Los Angeles and traveling the world excited to share his craft and point of view with the world.
Krump is a street dance art form; an amalgamation of character work, musicality and creativity.
Jo’Artis “Big Mijo” Ratti wants to share the Rootz of this dance style and culture history for dancers to understand where’s it coming from. Most important for mijo is the learning experience of us all being connected.
Karine Plantadit !! #masterclass
Wed, May 31& Thurs, June 1
$25/1class$40/bothclasses>>Limited class size>>Int/Adv level>>Mixed Genre (contemporary/ballet/modern)>>Mixed ages
Karine Plantadit is a Tony-Award nominated dancer and actress, Broadway star, and YAGP judge. She was a soloist with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for 7 years and appeared in numerous Broadway shows including the original The Lion King and Movin’ Out, starred in Twyla Tharpe’s Come Fly Away and the one-woman show La Voix. Her television and movie appearances include So You Think You Can Dance (2010), The Academy Awards (2010), Selma, and Sex and the City. Karine is based in New York City.
In addition to the many talented choreographers and teachers who are regularly seen on the schedule here at the rock, we also offer master classes on a regular basis. Our master classes feature world class teachers and choreographers from Americas Best Dance Crew, So You Think You Can Dance, Cirque du Soleil, Broadway and more!