Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Join in on a dance workshop with Kwikstep and Full Circle Souljahs!
Gabriel “Kwikstep” Dionisio AKA DJ KS 360 started dancing between the ages of 6 and 7 influenced by Soul Train and block parties in NYC. Kwikstep has performed in PBS’s Peabody Award-winning “Everybody Dance Now,” the Great Performances 20th Anniversary Special, and Kurt Weill’s “September Songs,” which was nominated for an Emmy Award. In 1991 he had won a Bessie award for choreography and founded the internationally known Full Circle in 1992. In 1996 Kwikstep and his wife Rokafella established Full Circle as a non-profit internationally acclaimed Hip hop collective known as Full Circle Productions Inc and it’s members are known as Full Circle Souljahs. Today he is an international icon in breaking and is best known for his smooth style, versatility and signature head spins.
He was also an original founding member and principal dancer in companies such as Rhythm Technicians and GhettOriginal who were the creators of “Jam on the Groove” which was nominated for a Drama Desk Award in 1996. In 2002 Gabriel “Kwikstep” Dionisio along with his wife wrote, choreographed and directed A Hip Hop Theater Piece called Soular Powerd, which ran to sold out audiences for 3 weeks at the New Victory Theater. Most recently Kwikstep along with his wife wrote, choreographed and directed a new Hip Hop theater piece commissioned by the Kennedy Center called “Outside The BachX.
This project is funded by the New York City Council’s Parks Equity Initiative, Council Member Ritchie Torres.
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