|Sun Nov 22 2015, 8:00am–8:00pm|
For the fifth consecutive year, Danz Collective 2015 returns for a dance extravaganza – comprising performance workshops, masterclasses by visiting celebrity choreographers, and Singapore’s only street dance choreographic competition – from 22 to 29 November 2015. The nine-day dance festival would culminate in a dance showcase at the University Cultural Centre which would also feature the grand finals of Battle of the Choreographers.
1. Battle of the Choreographers (30 Oct to 29 Nov)
Singapore’s first street dance choreographic competition will have a judging panel made up of international dance luminaries. Teams of up to 25 members will go through three gruelling rounds incorporating several styles of dance including hip hop and product choreography.
2. Performance Workshops (23 to 27 Nov)
Performance workshops conducted by international choreographers which require dancers to undergo 12 hours of intense rehearsals which will culminate in a specially created choreography on stage at the finale showcase. DC2015 is featuring two dance genre experiences - a hip hop performance workshop by Canadian Jerome Esplana Experience and a contemporary workshop by American Will Johnston.
3. Masterclasses – 22, 28, 29 Nov
A series of intense classes conducted by duo Ryo, Yasu from Beat Buddy Boi (Japan), Jerome Esplana (Canada) and Will Johnston (USA).
4. Finale Showcase – 27 Nov (University Cultural Centre)
The event culminates with a show in a finale showcase on 27 November at the University Cultural Centre. It is set to be a night of dance festivities that intends to bridge the local industry with the global community, unifying us all in a unique and powerful way. Programme highlights include:
• Performances by Jerome Esplana and Will Johnston
• Showcase by students of performance workshops by Will Johnston and Jerome Esplana,
• BOTC Finals, and an
• Exclusive 30-minute guest performance by Beat Buddy Boi
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