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1 day research URBAN HIP HOP with Gunnar Laatsch at b12

GUNNAR LAATSCH (the blacklist)

when: 16th july 2017 / 2:30pm – 6:30pm

where: Berlin, Germany

after a special warm-up and some foundation practices – using principles of every form of dance – gunnar likes to impart the basic principles for dancing (isolation, contract-release et. al.). starting with different practices of rhythm, groove and flow, students get to know the feeling of urban styles.

this is the foundation for learning basic steps and transferring them to an advanced level. in his choreographic sequences, gunnar presents the different urban styles and facettes of hiphop, which give the students the opportunity to find their very own personal expression. the “allround” progress in urban styles is the major goal of this class.

gunnar laatsch was born in rostock, in february of 1988. as a child of the boyband area and influenced by a variety of music videos of the time, he started his dance career. turning 13, he joined his first dance class, “pop dance” back then. at the age of 16, he switched to hiphop. after graduation and civilian services, he moved to berlin and practised in dance schools, where he spent most of his career.

from 2010-2013, he was a member of the fanatix crew, berlin. furthermore, he became director of the flying steps academy in berlin. he worked for various companies, agencies and artists. in 2014, he opened his very own dance school in bernau, where he will be hosting one of the biggest urban dance camps in germany. this variety of being an artist, teacher, choreographer and manager is giving him excellence. with more than 8 years of experience in dance school management, over 3000 given classes and more than 500 shows, he is an established artist in berlin.

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tags: europe, germany

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