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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.
Krump Lab with Rhino- Open to the community
Date and time
The Studios at Assembly Park
80 Interchange Way
Offered in English.
Wheelchair accessible and is a relaxed performance.
Krump Lab with Rhino- Open to the community (in partnership with dance Immersion)
September 30, 4-6 pm
October 1, 5-7 pm
Get ready to unleash your inner energy and express yourself like never before with a two day Krump training session! Join us this weekend for an electrifying Krump experience that promises to be raw and powerful. Whether you’re a seasoned Krump dancer or just curious to try it out, this session is for you. Come together with fellow enthusiasts, feel the rhythm, and let your emotions flow as we dance our hearts out. Don’t miss out on this weekend’s Krump experience – it’s your chance to embrace the intensity and passion of this incredible dance style. See you on the dance floor!
Jamari Whittaker aka Rhino is a Toronto based dancer versatile in many styles such as dancehall and popping but focuses mainly in Krump. He has played a roll in spreading the style within Toronto at a multitude of studios as well as travelled throughout Canada to spread the culture. Rhino is one of the many curators for Toronto Krump and is also a co-founder of the Junglebros. Jamari will be one of the facilitators at the upcoming Legacy Series Krump Symposium presented by dance Immersion.
About dance Immersion: dance Immersion is a charitable non-profit organization established by Vivine Scarlett in 1994 to produce, promote, and support dancers and dances of the African Diaspora. We offer presentation, skill development, and networking opportunities for Blacks in dance, serving artists who practice contemporary and traditional movement forms from Africa, the Caribbean, North America, South America, and Europe. With decades in service, dance Immersion experiences considerable success in connecting dance artists across Canada and around the world.
This open studio event is part of the Dance Together Festival York Region, taking place during Ontario Culture Days 2023. It is free for participants, thanks to the generous support of the Richmond Hill Community and Cultural Grant Program. Presented in partnership with the Dance Together Project, Assembly Park, York Region Arts Council, City of Vaughan, City of Richmond Hill and Richmond Hill Public Library.
Free to attend, please register to secure your spot!
Dance Together Festival
The Dance Together Festival offers free community workshops and events that celebrate positive and accessible dance experiences. Join us for styles including Vernacular Jazz, Latin Fusion, Cuban Salsa, West African, Indigenous Contemporary, Vogue, Hip Hop, Soca and Inclusive Dance. Open to all ages, levels and abilities.
In fall 2023, the festival is coming to York Region during Ontario Culture Days, thanks to the generous support of the Richmond Hill Community and Cultural Grant Program and in partnership with Dance Together Project, Assembly Park, York Region Arts Council, City of Vaughan, City of Richmond Hill and Richmond Hill Public Library.