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KIDS, get on your dancing shoes and come cut a rug with the Melissa Hunsaker and the fancy feeted folks from Oak Cliff Dance. Melissa will show you popular hip hop dance moves that are often found in music videos and tv shows. Students will be working on their coordination, strength, agility and endurance while having fun! PARENTS, don't forget to register your kids ahead of time, then pop and lock your way down to the classroom area of Commerce Street Night Market on the evening of August 26th to participate!
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Melissa is a Texas native who grew up in the DFW area. She began taking dance classes at age 5 and started teaching dance when she was just 15 years old. Melissa has a B.F.A. in Dance from the University of North Texas.
Since 2001 Melissa's choreography has won numerous awards such as, "Best In Class", "Judges Award", "Most Creative Choreography" as well as over 100 Top Overall Scores at local and national competitions. She has worked at various schools and studios all across North Texas specializing in technique workshops.
In 2012, she began teaching Dance at a public charter school in the south Dallas neighborhood of Oak Cliff, where she built an educational dance program from scratch. The program has grown to over 200 students in daily classes and over 50 students on the dance teams.
Recognizing the strong interest in dance throughout the Oak Cliff community, Melissa has begun work to open Oak Cliff Dance, a studio space offering classes, private lessons, and custom choreography. Melissa strongly believes that dance should be available to everyone, and wants to create a place where students of all ages and all backgrounds can come together to learn the art form. Check out Oak Cliff Dance's website for more info on classes.
Register below to participate in the class which is limited to 25 kids. All registrants must arrive by 6:25 PM. Spots will be given up to those on a waiting list after 6:25 PM.
Registration is Free! Reserve your space now!