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.
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).