Hip Hop 1


This class is taught by:

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.
 

Richard O'Sullivan

Richard is a multi-talented teacher, choreographer, dancer, actor, singer and model. Besides teaching at several schools throughout the Lower Mainland, he has also choreographed for and performed in many events such as shows for Molson Indy Fashion, Bootlegger, Show of Hearts Telethon, Jr. Black Achievement Awards, Dragon Boat Festival, Tommy Hilfiger and Polo. He also toured extensively with the Japanese singer Anri throughout Japan. His film and video work include Connection with MC Hammer, Rumble in the Bronx, Robins Hood, Jack Place, and videos for Harry Connick Jr., Sara a new German artist as well as a Hip Hop work-out video.

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....

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

Chris “Wow” Wong is an established director and choreographer in Canada, he was voted 1st runner-up as Vancouver's best dancer in Georgia's Straight 2014. He is professionally trained in all foundations of street dance. His philosophy and curriculum emphasizes on using these techniques to find your identity as a dancer.

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.

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:

  • Fri Sep 22 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with JP Tarlit
  • Sat Sep 23 2:40 pm - 3:40 pm with Richard O'Sullivan
  • Sun Sep 24 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Mon Sep 25 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Shauna Smith
  • Tue Sep 26 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Chris Wong
  • Thu Sep 28 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Fri Sep 29 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with JP Tarlit
  • Sat Sep 30 2:40 pm - 3:40 pm with Richard O'Sullivan
  • Sun Oct 01 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Mon Oct 02 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Shauna Smith
  • Tue Oct 03 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Chris Wong
  • Thu Oct 05 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Fri Oct 06 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with JP Tarlit
  • Sat Oct 07 2:40 pm - 3:40 pm with Richard O'Sullivan
  • Sun Oct 08 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Mon Oct 09 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Shauna Smith
  • Tue Oct 10 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Chris Wong
  • Thu Oct 12 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Eric Malapad
  • Fri Oct 13 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with JP Tarlit
  • Sat Oct 14 2:40 pm - 3:40 pm with Richard O'Sullivan


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