Step in Cultural Diversity through Dance!
DANCE DANCE L'ASIA
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Door Open @3:30pm / Show @4pm
MI Concert Hall at Musicians Institute (1655 N. McCadden Pl., Hollywood, CA 90028)
Free Admission (RSVP Required)
DANCE DANCE L’ASIA is a performance showcasing talented Asian American dancers from Los Angeles in an effort to bring cultures together and celebrate diversity. Featuring the world-renowned talents of performers such as Hilty & Bosch, Ray Basa, WizStars, Culture Shock L.A., Good Time and more!
During the show, Hilty & Bosch will host a workshop where they will teach their exciting style of urban dance. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Don’t miss out on this special opportunity!
Hilty & Bosch (Japan)
Known as the Masters of Locking.Their YouTube videos have received over 25million hits. The two have made appearanced over 30 countries, and 150 major cities in shows, musicals, workshops, TV programs, as judges and more. From 2017, they moved base to Los Angeles.
Watch Video: https://youtu.be/b3P2cQ7a5BI
Ray Basa (Philippine)
Ray Basa was fortunate to participate as a dancer and choreographer in many dance avenues. Some of his credits Include: Nickelodeons’ Victorious, Coca Cola, Disney’s Shake it Up, Rockin Rio, Asia Entertainment Toronto Canada, John Tesh PBS special, and Juliette Lewis.
Watch Video: https://youtu.be/DbWdlWQjmKU
Culture Shock L.A. (Korea)
CULTURE SHOCK LOS ANGELES is a non profit 501(c)(3) community outreach, hip hop dance company. Part of the world-wide network, Culture Shock Dance Troupe, Inc., Culture Shock L.A. uses urban dance forms to involve underserved populations in the arts, and works to showcase these forms with the same professional dedication and respect given to other styles of dance. Through development of community partnerships and other art and service organizations, Culture Shock L.A. continues to expand its programs' depth and scope, bringing dance and visual arts training to children and adults throughout the greater Los Angeles Area.
Watch Video: https://youtu.be/itmK5AEvnWc
Good Time (Thai)
Good Time is a group of people from Thailand who came to Los Angeles to pursue their dreams and developing a friendship through their shared passion of dance and having a good time.
WizStars, a hip-hop dance program by a family support organization, Japanese Speaking Parents Association of Children with Challenges (JSPACC) started February 2017 for children with developmental/intellectual disabilities and their siblings. The program is grant-funded from the Wismettac Foundation. The WizStars has performed at community events in public since its inception of February 2017.
Leo Matsuyama was born and raised in the city of Torrance, California. Being in a family that loved being creative, he fell in love with music and the arts, specifically dance, at a young age. He moved to Japan by himself at the age of 15 to continue his high school education and to experience something new, which is when he started dancing with his school's hip hop dance team. After completing his high school education, he moved back to LA to pursue a career in dance. Through his abilities to speak Japanese and English fluently, as well as his strong understanding in foundational styles of dance, he has made many connections in and out of the dance community and contributes his abilities to different outlets. He currently is part of the Board of Operations of the Non Profit company Culture Shock Los Angeles and continues to stay active in the dance industry and community.