Master Classes

SCHEDULE

WORKSHOPS

Monday, September 5th

From form to formless with BGirl AT

13h00 → 14h30


AT has made history by showing the world that b-girls can take the big titles as well! She didn’t settle for b-girl competitions but has been taking out both male and female dancers worldwide. She’s the only female IBE Footwork Champion, WDC Japan Champion, Finnish champion and triple Hip Opsession Champion to name a few. But eventually she is at her best when it comes to heated circles. AT’s style has had a big influence on b-girls all around the world.

Breaking with Stripes

14h30 16h00

Stripes was originally born in Stuttgart Germany, but moved at 5 years old to Jackson, Florida, where he was raised. Stripes represents FlipsideKings and MainIngredients and Bask Farm. He has been breaking for 12 years. He describes his style as « Action Bronson verse on that MARS track. I have come along way but I still have long way to go. ». He has many influences in b-boys as Kevo, Lego, Chizo, Insight, Writes, Jules, Dahs, Vengeance, Beastmode Keeps and many. More. 

 

Music, Timing & Control with Link

17h00 → 18h30

Henry Link grew up in the project of Brooklyn. The first time his eyes landed on the art form happened he watched his second oldest sister as she got down to the beat.

Shortly after Locking, Popping, Freestyle, Breaking appeared, Henry became fascinated by these styles of dance. He became determined to master these techniques of dancing by practicing relentlessly regardless of any mistake that may have challenged him.. In no time his natural ability to dance start to show. With a bit of confidence he entered many local talent shows and won most of them. At the edge of 18 after Graduating from Canarsie Hight School opportunity knocked on his door when he met Rosie Perez. After meeting Miss Perez, his career in dance & choreography started to take flight. His dedication finally started paying off when his style of dance landed him in the music video of Michael Jackson and Mariah Carey. Today as a founding member of Elite Force Crew. Henry has become one of the world most Charismatic figure in the art of freestyle dancing and naturally, one of Brooklyn finest!

Technique within your groove with Tatiana

18h30 → 20h00

Of Haitian origin, born and raised in Switzerland, Tatiana Desardouin is a professional dancer, dance instructor, choreographer, and event organizer. She holds a Master’s Degree as an Adult Educator. She has won several competitions in Switzerland and abroad (Italy, Denmark, Canada, France), had the opportunity to dance in Bercy in Paris for the world finals of Juste Debout in the House category in 2010, and has been selected in Paris for the finals in Hip-Hop and House categories in 2016. 

 She opened her own dance school in Geneva, “Le Centre Hip-Hop” and is a member of the “JAIA” non-profit that promotes Hip-Hop and House cultures. 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, where she has her dance company Passion Fruit Dance Company. She is also one of the core dancer for Rennie Harris Puremouvement. 

Chicago Footwork with King Charles

20h00 → 21h30

Chicago dancer King Charles specializes in the dance style which originated in his native city known as ‘Chicago Footwork’. King Charles is the sovereign of footworking! He is also a strong Hip Hop/Newstyle dancer.  

King Charles is the Artistic Director and an original member of renowned Chicago dance company,  The FootworKINGZ have featured on major television shows including America’s Got Talent and America’s Best Dance Crew.

King Charles has worked with many top artists including Madonna and Will.I.Am and continues to show the world why he is one of a kind and blow audiences away with his energy and creativity. King Charles is also a skilled rapper/MC.

 

Tuesday, September 6th

Popping with Nelson

16h00 → 17h30

Multiple world champion in his category (popping), record holder of victories in Juste Debout at the Accor Hotels Arena (Bercy), dancer and choreographer of Matt Pokora or the Singapore Opera, teacher around the world (Europe, Asia, Americas …) and muse for brands like Adidas or Redbull.

Nelson is a producer of successful events : LKS Battle (2012-2015) at the Agora of Evry, KOD France and Europe (2015-2018) at La Villette and Balrock Paris, The Urban Step Festival in Cayenne (since 2013), as well as his Blesh Party (2017-2019) at Flow Paris and House of Hip Hop (2016-2017) at the Petite Halle de la Villette

Flowmation with My-Linh

17h30 → 19h00

My-Linh was born and raised in San Jose, where she first learned to strut from Aiko (Quickstyle, Jam Patrol) and where she later became the first woman to represent Playboyz inc. since the crew’s establishment in 1981. Also acclaimed as an award winning dance director and filmmaker.

Animation with Boppin Andre

19h00 → 20h30

Boppin Andre is a dancer since 1977 and a legend of the boppin’ style. Boppin Andre has appeared in The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers (2010), Madonna: The Confession Tour Live from London (2006) and Champ (2021). He also distinguishes himself with styles and techniques such as Forward fast, Synbading, Slow motion, Robotting and many more. Boppin Andre was inspired by a form of stop-motion animation called dynamation, which brings inanimate models to life in a live-action film – like the early versions of King Kong and Godzilla.

Classes fees

 

1 workshop : 25$
3 workshops : 70$ (5$ discount)
5 workshops : 115$ (10$ discount)
8 workshops : 175$ (1 free class)

 

How to register

To reserve your place in one or more of the workshops, please send an email to info@joatfestival.com with the following information :

– First and last name
– Email address
– City of residence
– Number of workshops you wish to attend
– Names of the wokshops you want to attend

Once you have sent your email, please send us an electronic transfer to info@joatfestival.com for the total amount of your package.

– Secret answer to the question: workshops2022

Once we have received your transfer, you will receive an email confirmation from us.

For any other question, please contact info@joatfestival.com

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