This class focuses on elements of hip hop dance combined with storytelling-based choreography. Drilling hip hop fundamentals (i.e. popping, waving, etc.), the goal is to explore hip hop music and dance techniques, while also developing the dancer’s individual artistry.
About Summer Parks
Summer Parks is a queer biracial professional working dancer from the DMV area. Her main goal is to now give back to the younger generations, so they are able to succeed within the entertainment industry and follow their dreams.
Within her journey, she started with competitive dance. She has trained in: lyrical, contemporary, tap, jazz, hip-hop, acro, ballet, and pointe. Summer also has a background in competitive gymnastics.
Her training helped her appear on stages, fields, commercials, magazines, newspapers, and films on television. She has performed at Carnival in LA for two years, the Abrons Arts Center, World of Dance NJ, the Washington Commanders Football Field, the Iridium, Latin Plug Club stage and even on MTV’s TRL. She has choreographed countless music videos like “Redes” by Klari and “Baila” by Lomoyeto. Lastly, her choreography has helped routines earn special judge's awards such as “best choreography” and top first overall at competitions.