Hip Hop & Dancehall with NEEKS
Hip Hop & Dancehall with NEEKS - ALL LEVELS
WHEN: Thursday December 13 @ 12:00pm-1:15pm
WHERE: 304 Parliament Street
Born and raised to dance in Toronto, Neeks has been dancing for over 15 years and is trained in Caribbean Folk under the care of SCYDE and Hip-Hop with RUKUS Dance Troop. She shares a natural talent and passion for Reggae & Dancehall. A graduate of York University, Neeks has also performed across North America, Europe and the Caribbean. She has been fortunate to be under the study of Diana Webley and Luther Brown; and has worked with choreographers such as JaeBlaze, Fatima Robinson, HiHat, Tanisha Scott and JaQuel Knight.
Since the wake of her dance career, along with RUKUS, Neeks has entertained at events such as B.E.T.’s Spring Bling and Big Tigger’s Celebrity Sports Weekend, and won numerous competitions across Toronto including Marc Ecko's Getting Up Festival- Dance Competition. She has toured with Sean Paul and currently the Choreographer/Dancer for Kardinal Offishall. Blessed by her talents, Neeks has graced the stage alongside Nicole Scherzinger, Black Eyed Peas and danced in videos for Drake, Rihanna, Shaggy, Beenie Man, Lady Saw, Puff Daddy to name a few. Her dancing has also taken her to acting as she has been featured in the movies Rags, Honey, How She Move, Percy Jackson and television show Hellcats.
When not performing on stages, Neeks enjoys sharing her talents with others and has been blessed to share her talent with others and has done (and continues) to do workshops in Canada, US, London, Europe, Japan, Trinidad and Bermuda. Currently Neeks is in Toronto, after residing in Morocco, working hard on a brand new stage show under the care of Mounia Dadi and Kenza Mouahidi, doing daily shows of Burlesque, Bellydancing and Afro-Samba as well as teaching classes at Art Academy.
Staying humble and always ready to be cultured. She is grateful for all the lessons learned, thankful for all the opportunities given and blessed to teach others, with a main focus of putting the positive/fun side of Dancehall in the forefront it deserves to be. Neeks is definitely part of the Toronto Dance Movement and continues to make a great role model for female dancers (and music lovers) worldwide.