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Free at the Kimmel

Here & Now Hip Hop Forum: Funkamentals Class

Jun 10, 2017
12:00 PM

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Here & Now Hip Hop Forum is FREE and open to the public and will cover a vast breadth and depth of artistic insight into the Hip Hop culture and performative arts for artists who are thinking about a career in Hip Hop dance and art forms. 

Funkamentals  12:00PM - 1:30PM

Funkamentals teaches social and current trends in hip hop dances inspired by the hood. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to class start to warm-up.

Circul8: Cypher Codes & Conversational Modes

This Funkamental Session intends to explore Funkamental body language, mechanics and spiritual modes present in the wireless transmission of movement ideas between Hood Hop/Street Dance practitioners.  Participants will be introduced to collective creation and circulation movement methods. Cypher participants will also develop phrases/combos as a means to explore the concept of collective individuality, musicality/beat freakin’, voice/personal aesthetic and collective aesthetic.  Every Funkamental session is primarily focused on community building. Come willing to raise your spirit and drop it like it’s hot!

Teacher: D. Sabela Grimes

Free with Reservation. Advanced Registration is recommended as classes will fill up quickly. 25 students per class. Please wear comfortable dance clothes.

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SEI Innovation Studio

Inside the Kimmel Center

2 levels below ground floor

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102


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