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Let’s Dance: Hip Hop

  • Photo by Gianna Rizzo
    Photo by Gianna Rizzo
Let’s Dance: Hip Hop
Every Monday, 4:30pm–5:15pm, from January 30 — 3 April 2023
Event Information

Supported by VicHealth, Let’s Dance is a series of FREE kid’s dance classes. The classes are a great way to get kids moving and a chance for them to engage with dance from different cultural traditions. Come along, learn some new moves, meet other kids and have fun!

Let’s Dance: Hip Hop with Ngioka Bunda Heath!

Ngioka’s dance workshop is high energy with a focus on learning hip-hop skills, the confidence to dance freely, and a dance routine for a final showcase. This safe dance space for all children to have fun, connect with their bodies, make friends and enjoy the freedom of DANCE! 

Suitable for children 6–16 years old.

Mondays, 4:30pm–5:15pm

30 Jan | 6 Feb | 13 Feb | 20 Feb | 27 Feb | 6 Mar | 20 Mar | 27 Mar | 3 April  

Please get in touch if you have any questions: sara.k@footscrayarts.com

Date & Times
When

30 January — 3 April  2023

Venue
Performance Space
Cost

Free

Meet the Artists
  • Ngioka Bunda-Heath
    Ngioka Bunda-Heath

    Ngioka Bunda-Heath is Wakka Wakka, Ngugi from Queensland (matrilineal); and Birrpai from New South Wales (patrilineal). She completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) at the Victorian College of the Arts- the first Aboriginal woman to graduate in her field.  

     Ngioka is the current Hutchinson Indigenous Fellowship and Residency recipient at the VCA.   

    She worked for Bangarra Dance Theatre in “Rekindling” their youth education program; and is the First Peoples Partnership Coordinator at Chunky Move.   

     Ngioka has performed in works by the esteemed choreographers Mariaa Randall, Sarah Aiken, Rebecca Jensen, and Amrita Hepi. Internationally, she’s participated in dance conferences, festivals and residencies in New Caledonia, France, Canada, and the USA.   

    Ngioka’s choreographic work includes Blood Quantum (2019), Birrpai (2021) awarded Dance Best Duo/Ensemble at the Greenroom Awards and Bridge (2022).    

    Email: ngioka@chunkymove.com.au  
    Instagram @missngioka 

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