workshops & bios

1A HIP HOP 101 | JEN OLEKSIUK | ALL LEVELS

This is a class for teachers of all levels (elementary through secondary). Jen will provide an introduction to hip hop through basic movements, grooves, and choreography that will help you to guide (or keep up with!) your students as they practice street dance.

 

​3C SWING JAZZ | JEN OLEKSIUK | ALL LEVELS

This is a class for teachers of all levels (elementary through secondary). Jen will include mainly open individual work based in styles such as swing and Charleston. There will also be some partnering involved.

Vancouver B.C born and raised, Jen Oleksiuk has worked hard doing extensive training throughout North America and abroad to establish her place as a top female choreographer, instructor, and dancer. Her talent in dance not only involves Hip Hop, Freestyle, House dance, Waacking, and Old School but also Salsa, Street Jazz, Lindy Hop, and West Coast Swing.Known now not only for her creative choreography and versatile style, Jen O is also known and loved for her outgoing genuine personality and easy-going attitude. Her style as a dancer and as a teacher is diverse, energetic, passionate and entertaining. Jen’s fantastic balance between a good challenge and a good sense of humor is what keeps her in demand.Jen’s choreography and dance credits include working with artists: Lady Sovereign, K-OS and Moka Only; Commercials for Coca Cola and Kensie Girl, television shows “The L Word”, “Eureka” and “Hellcats”, movies “Percy Jackson” “Another Cinderella Story”, “Kickin It Old Skool”, “White Chicks” and more!Jen is the founder and member of the multi talented all female Hip Hop group, Stonefoxx Dance Crew.

 

 

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