Blacka Di Danca
One of the world’s most popular dancehall choreographers brings his energy to multiple neighborhoods in Brooklyn, and teaches you his moves, too!
Fertile Grounds | Fri, Sept 11th, 7:30pm & Sat, Sept 12th, 7:30pm | Weeksville Heritage Center | $20
Fertile Grounds is an immersive performance exploration of the two unique sides of the Weeksville Heritage Center.
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Dancehall in Borough Hall | Wed, Sept 16th, 12pm | Brooklyn Borough Hall | FREE
Watch Blacka perform in the rotunda, then stick around for an interactive demo class, where he’ll be teaching dancehall moves.
BEAT Festival Opening Night | Thurs, Sept 10th, 7-9pm | Brooklyn Museum | FREE
See all the artists in this year’s BEAT Festival performing throughout Brooklyn’s largest cultural institution.
About Blacka Di Danca:
One of the most popular and innovative choreographers of today’s dancehall scene worldwide is Brooklyn-based Blacka Di Danca. Blacka tours solo as a choreographer throughout Europe, Canada, Central and South America, Russia and the United States teaching dancehall workshops 4-6 months out of the year. He teaches thousands of students yearly with some classes that have garnered up to 300 students per workshop.
Blacka has worked with Diplo/Major Lazer, choreographing their “Lose Yourself” music video, as well as being featured as a dancer in A$AP Rocky’s “Multiply” music video. He recently performed with Kiesza at Madison Square Garden in New York City on New Year’s Eve – their performance opening up the show after the ball drop. He has also been featured in music videos with Shaggy, Davido and many other artists. Blacka toured with Collie Buddz for nearly two years as a featured dancer during his live stage shows across the United States, Canada, Hawaii and Bermuda.
Blacka has performed on national television during the CBS Early Show, cablevision’s FUSE TV for “The Hustle After-Party” show, and has been featured in newspapers and magazines in Boston, Siberia, Spain and in Jamaica’s “Star” national newspaper.
Blacka has been in the dancehall scene for over 10 years and has proven to be consistent in all of his efforts. Dance is his passion. His vision is to spread the art and culture of dancehall dancing to global measures through love, hard work and dedication. He teaches weekly dancehall classes in New York City at DANY studios when he is not touring. For more information, visit www.wedancereggae.com