LA’s best Hip-Hop dance troupe Versa-Style Dance Company bring their energy and passion to the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, Maryland, Saturday, October 7 at 8:00 PM
Tickets start at $25 and may be purchased online at WeinbergCenter.org, by calling the box office at 301-600-2828, or in person at 20 West Patrick Street. Discounts are available for students, children, military, and seniors. There is a Free Ticketed Dance Workshop at New Spire Arts at 10:00 AM which will focus on the fundamentals of street style, including the rhythm and timing of movements, grooves, vocabulary, and the cultural and historical contexts in which the dance was created. In addition, there is also a Free Pre-Show Talk at 7:00 PM for ticket holders of the event. It will be a moderated discussion that will put Versa-Style’s electrifying and inspiring works into context. Attendees will learn about the history and impact of street dance, understand the importance of improvisation (aka ‘freestyle’) in street dance culture, and get some tips on what to look for in the company’s performance that night.
Versa-Style is a dance ensemble that consists of committed and conscientious artists representing the diversity and beautiful complexity of Los Angeles. Founded in 2005 by Los Angeles natives and co-artistic directors Jackie Lopez aka Miss Funk and Leigh Foaad aka Breeze-lee, Versa-Style Dance Company was created to promote, empower and celebrate the artistry of Hip Hop and street dance culture. Named “Los Angeles’ Best Dance Troupe for Hip Hop Empowerment” by LA Weekly, Versa-Style is recognized for its electrifying performances and inspiring engagement activities for schools and local communities. Consisting of committed, highly skilled street dance artists and educators representative of the diversity and beautiful complexity of Los Angeles, Versa-Style Dance Company harnesses the exhilarating energy of street dance onto the concert stage for an unforgettable evening of dance.
A complete listing of artists and performers scheduled for the 2023-24 season can be found at WeinbergCenter.org.