Esplanade Presents

Dance | Workshop

Adults and Youth – Lindy Hop

Jazz Inc (Singapore)

13 Aug 2022, Sat, 5.30pm

1hr 30mins

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

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Synopsis

Get ready for a swingin’ good time with Lindy Hop! A popular partnered dance from the 1920s to 1940s, this particular jazz style was danced to swing music of that era. Takes the first step and learn how to communicate with your partner without words, groove to infectious tunes and get a good workout out of this beginner’s class.
Advisory:
Mask-wearing is not required for dance classes.
Admission Age:
11 and above.
Language: English
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Instructor Information

Jazz Inc

Founded by traditional jazz dance specialist Sinclair Ang, Jazz Inc promotes traditional jazz dancing, from vernacular jazz to the Charleston and lindy hop through classes and performances and lectures on the dance and its music. The dancers have performed both locally and overseas in different media and contexts, including dance documentaries and commercials, talk shows, on stage, in festivals, as well as for the nation on National Day with the Dim Sum Dollies. Having taught swing dancing for about two decades now, Sinclair has taught and performed across Europe and Asia Pacific in over 30 cities and 20 countries.


In Singapore, Sinclair is also committed to working with youths, including working on the Jazz Kids for 11 years—children who sing jazz standards and dance authentic jazz steps. He has conducted workshops and given lecture-demonstrations to numerous primary, secondary and tertiary institutions at the Esplanade as well as festivals overseas. He has also worked with youths-at-risk from Beyond Social Services for several years, as well as helped young inmates as part of the National Youth Achievement Award in 2013. Sinclair’s Freedom Jazz Dance Project involves tracing the lineage of authentic jazz dancing in the ’20s and ’30s, all the way to present day street dances. He has also worked with street dancers, looking at the similarity of steps and rhythms between the dances at two ends of the continuum. His research now also delves deeper into the cultural context and historical development of these dances and music through the ages.

Date & Time

13 Aug 2022, Sat

5.30pm

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

Tickets & Prices

Standard
Price $17

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(Package of 4 or more)

Purchase tickets to 4 or more different workshops to enjoy these savings.

Black & White: 20% savings
Discover: 15% savings

 

JOYears, PIP's Club and U26 badges all apply

 

Note: Twinkle Toes and Parents & Kids workshops - each child must be accompanied by an adult (tickets must be bought in pairs)

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