In partnership with Bates Dance Festival, The Living Room presents Moving Target Portland with Amirah Sackett.
Join Amirah in exploring foundational hip hop dance styles including top rockin, breakin, and poppin. Develop a better appreciation and understanding of hip-hop history through the the physical representation of the culture. Please come prepared in clothes you can move in and clean sneakers.
An internationally recognized hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and teacher, Amirah Sackett is widely known for her performance group “We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic”, which reached viral video fame after being featured on POPSUGAR Celebrity, The Huffington Post, AJ+, and Upworthy. Sackett was honored to be a TEDx speaker, guest lecturer at Harvard University, and a cultural diplomat with the U.S. State Department in Bangladesh and Malaysia. She will also perform Feb 5 in Lewiston: https://www.facebook.com/events/1813483082096699/.
MOVING TARGET PORTLAND is an all-levels, contemporary adult dance class hosted by The Living Room Dance Collective, featuring a different visiting guest artist every time. Class cost is $12-20 sliding scale. If cost is prohibitive, please email firstname.lastname@example.org at least 24 hours before class.