HIP HOP DANCE RESIDENCY & PERFORMANCE WITH ANEKA MCMULLEN

HIP HOP DANCE RESIDENCY & PERFORMANCE WITH ANEKA MCMULLEN

William Kelley School
Monday January 23, 2023 - Thursday January 26, 2023 10:00am-03:00pm

Aneka McMullen, dancer and educator, will engage elementary students at Silver Bay’s William Kelley School in a Hip Hop Dance Residency, January 23-23. Parents and community members are invited to a performance of hip hop dance by students on January 26th at 1:15 p.m. in the auditorium. This residency occurs during students' physical education period and emphasizes age-appropriate dance movements incorporating hip hop and ballet. This residency is supported through a grant from the Rosemary & David Good Family Foundation.

This is Aneka McMullen's third opportunity to work with William Kelley Students. Aneka is a dancer and choreographer who is an independent performing and teaching artist. Shes   lives to dance through life, inspire & connect with all people through her passion for movement of all types.  She hails from Minneapolis and holds a BFA in dance from The Ohio State University.  Her extensive dance experience spans more than two decades and includes dynamic skills in performance and instruction in the genres of West African, Afro Modern, Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical & Liturgical.

Aneka is a co- founder and artistic director of Epitome-No Question, an open Old Skool Hip Hop dance ensemble dedicated to celebrating the community conscious roots of Hip Hop culture through dance theater.   

She is also a member of  BLAQ, an Afro Modern observance based dance company in the twin cities as well as a former teaching artist with the Ordway’s Dance to Learn program. 

 

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