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Hip Hop Dance Workshop

Calling All Dancers: Professional dancer Tatiana Desardouin lead a hip hop dance workshop in conjunction with her performance at the Rochester Fringe Festival.

Date: September 22, 2019 - September 22, 2019
Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Michaelhouse Performing Arts Space

Hosted by the Visual and Performing Arts Minor Program

Of Haitian origin, born and raised in Switzerland, Tatiana Desardouin is a professional dancer, dance instructor, choreographer, and event organizer. Tatiana won several competitions (Switzerland, Italy, Denmark, Canada, France). She has been sought been sought out to give workshops and judge competitions in Switzerland and overseas (USA, Canada, Italy, Austria, Canada, Italy, France, Peru, Japan, Sweden, Denmark, Slovakia and Germany). 

Tatiana has been very involved in the growth and development of the Swiss Hip-Hop scene. She has been a dance instructor and mentor since 2005. She opened her own dance school in Geneva, "Le Centre Hip-Hop" and is a member of the "JAIA" non-profit, with which she organizes dance camps, the JAIA Battle, House, Hip-Hop and Dancehall dance). In 2012, she was one of the four dancers and creators of the “Continuum” Hip-Hop dance company, the first Hip-Hop dance company in Geneva. 

Tatiana moved to New York in 2016, and teaches Hip-Hop and House at “EXPG New York.” She has her dance company "Passion Fruit Dance Company" ( https://newyorklivearts.org/artist/passion-fruit-dance-company/ ) with which she performed at Jacob's Pillow for the Inside/Out festival and the legendary Apollo Theater for the "Breakin' Convention" festival, Harlem Stage "E-moves Festival," Joe's Pub," Dance Now," Alvin Ailey for Ladies of Hip-Hop festival, and more. Amongst others, she specializes in Hip-Hop and House Dance.

Workshop Details: RSVP to M.J. Iuppa at miuppa@sjfc.edu. Participants should wear gym/exercise clothes and bring a water bottle.