Apocalypse 15 year Anniversary

In 2008 I joined an all-male hip hop dance group called Apocalypse. At the time, I had no idea what kind of legacy I was joining. To sum up the story of Apocalypse, now in its 15th year, I found a post from one of the founding members on facebook, Dwayne Shaw Stennett. It reads … Continued

Some of the Latest

As of last year, I was given the opportunity to teach Hip Hop class to my peers- the dance majors of FSU. My aim has been to give a Hip Hop class to students that have incredible dance ability, but might not have taken too many Hip Hop classes. This latest experiment took a look … Continued

Danscompany of Gainesville Intensive 2014

Last week after returning to Florida from the American Dance Festival, I had the great pleasure of teaching at one of my home studios: the Cameron Dancenter. I took my updated dance pedagogy to the intermediate and advanced students of the company for a full week of contemporary and hip hop training. For the hip … Continued

Is it Wrong to be a Competition Dancer?

Nope. No. Negative. Absolutely not. Where did I even get that idea from? Well, in the collegiate realm some people would have you believe that it is wrong to be a competition dancer. I’m here to tell you about where those people are coming from and also how they couldn’t be more wrong in their … Continued

Is it Wrong to be a Competition Dancer?

Nope. No. Negative. Absolutely not. Where did I even get that idea from? Well, in the collegiate realm some people would have you believe that it is wrong to be a competition dancer. I’m here to tell you about where those people are coming from and also how they couldn’t be more wrong in their … Continued

Recent Works

Yup I’ve been gone for a minute. But for good reason. This summer I made it out to the American Dance Festival in Durham, North Carolina’s beautiful Duke University Campus. I learned so much and got to work with so many amazing faculty and working professionals. I’ve been thinking about creating a new dance resume … Continued

That Guest Artist Status

Okay so not really my first time being given the title “Guest Artist” but definitely the first time I’ve been featured as such. Last month The Danscompany of Gainesville put on their annual Spring Concert to showcase some major works for funding provided by Dance Florida. The past three years I was in charge of … Continued

Apocalypse: Hometown Workshops

Plan and simple:¬† if you have a love for dance and a powerful enough squad, you can establish a substantial dance community wherever you are. All it takes is a drive to constantly improve and a little bit of networking. That’s how it worked for SoReal Crew. A successful crew from the 2nd season of … Continued