TICKETS AVAILABLE ON LINE at moshtix.com
“Bringing authentic Dancehall culture from the streets of Jamaica to the land down under”
After the success of the inaugural ‘True Jamaican Dancehall Tour’ 2014 with legendary Dancehall dancer Latonya Style, Jungle City projects and I Love Dancehall are very proud to announce that the tour will be back for 2015.
This time round Latonya will be joined by rising star Craig Black aka Dragon Eagle– of the world famous Black Eagles dance crew; alongside an array of Australian dancers and artist who will be presenting workshops for the first ‘True Jamaican Dancehall’ – Music – Dance – Culture Camp.
ABOUT THE TJD CAMP:
The camp will be held in the serene setting of Camp Angahook in Aireys Inlet, Victoria – just ninety minutes out of Melbourne’s CBD. It will run over three days and two nights with a full program of dance, music, screenings and culture workshops.
At night the Djs and Mcs will take over, hosting dancehall parties and a BBQ beach party on Saturday night.
The line-up of dancer instructors, selectors and artists who will be part of the camp include:
Latonya Style – Dance JA (JA)
Craig – Black Eagles (JA)
Kitty Cat – Burncity Queenz (Melb)
Nadiah Idris (Melb)
Minx – (Melb)
ARTISTS & SELECTORS
Di Apprentice (Zim/Melb)
Zare Demus (JA/Melb)
So Fire – I Love Dancehall (Melb)
$180 Early bird tickets are available for a limited time only!! This covers all workshops, accommodation and catering.
BUY TIX on line at moshtix.com http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/true-jamaican-dancehall-camp/74492
To register your participation in the 2015 TJD camp go to: http://www.truejamaicandancehall.com/ or contact us directly.
Jungle City Projects
0401 175 225
SoFire – I love dancehall
Please note your place will not be secured until you pay your full fee, or 50% deposit. Places at the camp are very limited so to guarantee our spot don’t delay!
LATONYA STYLE – DANCEJA (JA)
Latonya Style founder and CEO of Dance Jamaica (DanceJa Movement), member of world famous First Class Dancers, and DanceJA Team, and creator of the iconic ‘Stylish Moves’ – bringing a touch of class and confidence to Dancehall. Latonya is undeniably one of Jamaica’s most renowned and distinguished Dance creators, Instructors, choreographers, and pioneers in the development and sustainability of authentic Jamaican Dancehall culture. Her flexibility and versatility has made her a fixture on the worldwide stage while inspiring many other female dancers to aspire for greater achievement within the performing arts.
CRAIG BLACK EAGLE aka Dragon Eagle
Professional Dancer, Instructor and Choreographer
Dance group – BLACK EAGLES (JA)
As a late bloomer into the dance world – not beginning his dance journey until the ripe old age of 19, Craig of Black Eagles dance crew very quickly rose to the top of his game as one of the most popular Dancehall dancers, instructors, and dance creators worldwide. His rise to stardom paid much credit to his online youtube clips with his crew Black Eagles and their new generation of Dancehall dubbed ‘Dancehall. This style has already seen him join the touring circuit visiting Europe and South America, with Australia to be next on his list!
KITTY CAT – JUNGLE CITY PROJECTS
Cat Pwiti aka Kitty Cat, founder of Burncity Queenz (Melbourne’s first official Dancehall dance group), and Jungle City projects has been managing, coordinating, choreographing, dancing, performing, and supporting countless projects, events, and performing artists for almost a decade. Her love and dedication to the development of Dancehall culture in Australia has been her driving force and given her the opportunity to perform alongside big name artists such as Demarco, Cecil, and Elephant Man to name a few. Recently back from her first trip to Jamaica Cat made history as the first Australian ever to enter the International Dancehall Queen Competition.
NADIAH IDRIS – RAGGA FUSION
Nadiah “NfuZion” Idris is one of Australia’s top freelance dancers, choreographers and educators. She is extremely passionate, unique and pure in what she delivers in all aspects of her profession and is constantly acquiring new skills to refine her craft. Nadiah has been recognized for her underground specialty style of Dancehall called RAGGA FUZION, which she recently showcased on the multi-Emmy Award winning TV series, So You Think You Can Dance Australia.
Minx is a make up artist, dancer, dance teacher and lover of all things colourful.
She is sought after for her reggaeton choreography and is proficient in a range of urban and street latin styles including dancehall, salsa, zouk, bachata and even samba.
Zim/Australian dancehall recording artist Di Apprentice, has a strong following all over Australia for his electric live shows.
He’s been making waves of late behind the scenes with his producion skills, and his ear for new dancehall sounds, and hip hop collaborations.. Di Apprentice will be running one-on-one vocal coaching and recording sessions during the camp for any artists wanting to expand their repertoire or add a bit of spice to their style and delivery.