Hip Hop 1


This class is taught by:

Shauna Smith

Shauna is a professional dancer/choreographer. Her training in Urban & commercial street, Hip Hop, Breaking Locking & Popping & Street Jazz have taken her all over USA and South Africa as a dancer and a choreographer. Her performances in film & video has seen her appear in The Killers Spaceman , Studio 54 Las Vegas and Cinderella Story 2 to name but a few. She is dance ambassador for Lululemon Athletica, director/dancer/choreographer for Kill The Lights dance crew & guest instructor/choreographer for SASAD South Africa.

Chris Wong

A captivating dancer, choreographer, and director- Chris ‘WOW’ Wong creates stories through movement with his creativity and experience in the entertainment industry.

His dance style blends together elements of hip hop, house, popping, locking, and new style hustle. The list doesn’t end there, as a student of life, he’s always looking to challenge himself and draw inspiration from new material.

He is professionally trained in all foundations of street dance and his training extends across the globe- LA, New York, Tokyo, and Vancouver. His work is currently highlighted in the directing of his street dance company, Culturally Defined.

As a performer, he works with da Costa Talent and has been featured in music videos, tv shows, movies, and concerts. This is his third year selected as one of Georgia Straight’s Top 3 Dancers for his influence in the dance community.


As a competitor, he has won 1st place Wild Card, Highest Score at Artist Emerge 2012 and 1st runner up at World of Dance Vancouver 2012. As a performer you have seen dancing as a principal dancer in Official Winter Olympics 2010 events, music videos by Lynx & Kemo and more. You can find him as a judge at many competitions including Vancouver's Top Dancer, Outbreak, High School High and many more. His training includes Advanced Street Style Lab in New York, Souldiers, TwoFourSeven Dance Company, Debbie Reynolds Studio and Millenium Dance Complex.

Eric Malapad

Eric has taught at Harbour Dance for over 15 years. He is one of our most popular teachers. His love of dance and passion is felt in all his classes. If you want to learn how to dance, give this one a try. Wear Baggy Hip Hop pants to this class....

JP Tarlit

JP (John Paul) Tarlit is quickly rising to the top as a dancer & choreographer in the Vancouver dance scene. In his career, he has won numerous competitions with his team The Faculty, including World of Dance Vancouver and Artist Emerge in 2011,2012 and 2013, also placing 3rd at the 2013 Body Rody competition in San Diego. JP has taught internationally including in Croatia, Germany and Switerzland and currently teaches drop in classes at both Harbour Dance Centre and Studio604 in his hometown of Vancouver. Always eager to share his passion with the world, JP continues to share with others his love for dance.
 

Sarah Corrigan

Born and raised in Vancouver, Sarah began her love for dance at the young age of 4. She trained extensively at Spotlight Dance Centre for 13 years in ballet, jazz, contemporary/modern, musical theatre, tap, and hip hop. Sarah also began acting early on with credits that include Mattel, Save On Foods, Bubblicious Bursts, and Kitchen Aid.

After graduation, Sarah went on to become a member of The Source Dance Company under the direction of Joanne Pesusich where she was given opportunities to perform around the lower mainland, Kelowna, and the Sunshine Coast. During her year in The Source, Sarah fell in love with hip hop and urban styles which fuelled her decision to focus more on commercial styles and expand her dance knowledge.

Currently Sarah is apart of Kill The Lights (KTL) directed by Ken Yung and Shauna Smith based out of Harbour Dance Centre. Sarah has performed all around the country in shows like Canada’s Got Talent, BC Lions Half-Time Show, and Whistler’s World Ski &Snowboard Festival.

Influenced by hip hop music and culture, this class introduces the foundations of hip hop movement and popular dance steps. Hip hop encompasses styles including locking, popping, house, grooving and more. Styles of hip hop taught in this class are similar to performances of dancers in you might see in music videos or on tour. (Please bring clean runners to class, no street shoes).

 
Level 1: Intermediate. For dancers with anywhere from one to four years of experience who enjoy a slower-paced class with less complex dance steps.

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Nov 20 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Shauna Smith
  • Tue Nov 21 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Chris Wong
  • Thu Nov 23 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Fri Nov 24 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with JP Tarlit
  • Sat Nov 25 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm with Sarah Corrigan
  • Sun Nov 26 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Mon Nov 27 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Shauna Smith
  • Tue Nov 28 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Chris Wong
  • Thu Nov 30 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Fri Dec 01 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with JP Tarlit
  • Sat Dec 02 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm with Sarah Corrigan
  • Sun Dec 03 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Mon Dec 04 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Shauna Smith
  • Tue Dec 05 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Chris Wong
  • Thu Dec 07 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Fri Dec 08 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with JP Tarlit
  • Sat Dec 09 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm with Sarah Corrigan
  • Sun Dec 10 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Mon Dec 11 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Shauna Smith
  • Tue Dec 12 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Chris Wong


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