2 Day Contemporary Workshop with Tushrik Fredericks

Saturday, July 28 4:00-5:30 PM
Sunday, July 29 1:30-3:00 PM

Full Workshop: $30.00
Drop-In: $20.00

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Tushrik's work continues to research and push the boundaries of the limits that ‘man’ has placed on himself when it comes to rigor on the body and mind which blurs the fine line between sanity and insanity, thus resulting in a highly physical practice which pushes the limits of the psyche.

Drawing information from many different movement techniques, this practice consists of physical research which pushes durational studies which then informs how the physical being relates to the mental being. The research feels highly sacred as well as spiritual in the way that we relate to the world and all things around and inside us. Tushrik believe's that it takes pushing the body to extreme physical boundaries so that we may reach moments of bliss by breaking beyond those boundaries and connecting to our higher purpose. 

TUSHRIK FREDERICKS is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa. Growing up he was mostly trained in Hip Hop dancing and specifically found himself attracted towards the style ‘KRUMP’. He graduated from the Peridance Capezio Center Certificate Program in New York City in 2015 where he received most of his formal training. He has had the opportunity to dance with Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY (Danielle Agami, Artistic Director) and has performed works by Milton Myers, Cindy Salgado & Charlotta Ofverholm. Tushrik was an assistant lecturer at The University of the Arts Philadelphia for Sophomore students(2016-2018). Teaching credits include: Gibney Dance Center NY, Broadway Dance Center NY, Peridance Capezio Center New York, Conservatory of Dance SUNY Purchase and Alonzo King Lines Ballet School BFA program San Francisco. Tushrik was an artist with Sidra Bell Dance New York from 2015-2018. He is also currently working on a project with Shamel Pitts and Mirelle Martins on a new creation titled BLACK HOLE. 

Photo Credit: Cody Guilfoyle