This choreography driven class is focused on the intersection of classical and urban vocabulary. We'll begin with a warm up consisting of cardio and dynamic stretching, and proceed to learn a short phrase through which we'll explore different textures and qualities of movement. We'll have a chance to practice the movement and also observe fellow class takers. Dance experience is highly encouraged!
Karen Chuang is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer based in Los Angeles, CA. As a professional dancer Karen has appeared in a variety of television shows, live events, and toured with artists including Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and Lady Gaga. Karen is represented by Clear Talent Group, and has been a proud member of Entity Contemporary Dance since 2009. As a choreographer, Karen meshes her different experiences in the urban, commercial, and contemporary dance worlds. She’s presented original works at TEDxUCSD, the Capezio A.C.E. Awards in New York, and the McCallum Choreography Festival in Palm Desert, CA. Recently, Karen was a contributing choreographer for Carly Rae Jepsen’s, “The Dedicated Tour”, and was awarded Favorite Convention Teacher at the 2018 Industry Dance Awards. She’s taught internationally in countries including Mexico, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea. Currently, Karen teaches regularly at Edge Performing Arts Center and is on faculty for Hollywood Vibe Dance Convention.