Solo Jazz & Lindy Hop Workshops with Joris Focquaert.
This event will focus on Solo-Dancing and useful Solo-Stuff in Lindy Hop.
Joris Focquaert comes from Ghent, Belgium. He discovered movement to Jazz music in Copenhagen when he was studying at the Commedia School for mime & physical theatre. Working with the art of clowning, he takes this expressivity to his jazz dances & dance performances. Today he teaches Lindy Hop & Jazz Roots at Crazy Legs dance School, directs the school’s all-male Chorusline project and performs regularly with live-bands & at vintage party Radio Modern. He continues to be an often-asked dance instructor in both Belgium and abroad, where he shares the best of his experience and idea’s with his students. Joris has had the fortune to be a resident dance teacher in two renowned swingdance schools in Vilnius (LT); Lindyhop.lt & Hoppers‘ Dancestudio. He is one of the founding members of The Dipsy Doodles performance troupe. At home, he remains a big inspiration for new dance generations. He is part of the organizing boards of both the Lili Hop workshop, and the town’s Lindy Hop Exchange ‚Gentse Hoppers Exchange‘ (GHX). Also, some may catch him play the Trombone in the Jazz bars or on the streets.
Registration opening: 10.01.2018