Let’s explore the road less traveled through dance! Learn the fundamentals of Krump— stomps, chest pops, placements, jabs, arm swings, focus points, head snaps, grooves, buck hops, concepts and combos. Emphasis is placed on developing strength, stamina, creativity, understanding, coordination and having FUN! Class also includes drills that are focused on developing comfort, the fundamentals and building self-esteem and confidence. Participants will learn how to both improvise and create through Krump and beyond.
Brian “HallowDreamz” Henry (he/him/his), is the New York Krump King from Bed-Stuy Brooklyn known for his Tedx titled “Krump is Language” and playing a major role in building the New York Krump community. Founding member of the dance trio The Nuu Knynez. He calls his personal Krump style BROOKLYN BUCK. Brian started Krumping in 2004. Inspired by Mijo and Tight Eyez “The creators”, Brian has been pushing the Krump movement relentlessly with great passion. 1 1/2 of the leaders of EO Squad (Entertainers Only). An entertainment group founded by his older brother George Depeyster. In 2008 Brian joined E.S.K. (East Street Kingdom) a branch of the group STREET KINGDOM founded by Tight Eyez and honed his skills further. Brian has taught at and collaborated with EXPG, Broadway Dance Center, Guggenheim, PMT, House of Duende, The Met, Alvin Ailey, Brick House, Kaatsbaan, Coupe, Joffrey’s Ballet, The August Wilson center and many more studios/locations. Also, with experience in street dance, all style competitions, Ballet, Modern, contemporary, and African he has become one of the most sought after krump/dance teachers and performer. Brian has worked with some amazing creatives such as Madonna, J Balvin, Nas, Asap Ferg, Bill T Jones, John Grant, Spike Lee, Oshun, Karol G, Lous and the Yakuza, among others.
Other Requirements: All ticket holders must be fully vaccinated, present proof of vaccination and a valid ID card, and wear a face mask during the workshop.
Presented in partnership with Works & Process at the Guggenheim and The Pocantico Center.