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Learn from London Contemporary Dance School’s amazing faculty of lecturers in our series Tutorial Shorts.
A series of tutorial videos featuring best practice when learning dance technique and top tips within the dance field. Fourth in the series is Lecturer Vicky ‘Skytilz’ Mantey who talks us through a short street dance phrase. See if you can learn the whole thing…
A bit about Vicky ‘Skytilz’ Mantey:
Vicky “Skytilz” Mantey is a dancer, choreographer and teacher specialising in Hip Hop and Street Dance forms. In a career spanning two decades as a freelance artist, she has worked on a range of projects across film, theatre and television. Examples include: choreography and movement direction for London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony, Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Ceremony, Street Dance 3D and Trainspotting T2.
Vicky has previously worked as a performer, teacher and choreographer for the Olivier Award-winning dance company Boy Blue, working on productions such as Pied Piper and The Five and the Prophecy of Prana. She has also taught at LAMDA, University of East London and frequently teaches the youth company in ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company.
She will be joining the faculty and starting with us in Sep 2021, teaching Hip Hop on the undergraduate course.
London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) is a world-leader in dance higher education and a key part of The Place – the creative powerhouse for dance in central London. LCDS champions new ideas, embraces artistic innovation and enables extraordinary experiences for dance artists to realise their full potential. The School offers intensive technical and creative dance courses in Higher Education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The courses prepare emerging dance artists for a portfolio career in dance and the creative industries and are validated by University of the Arts London. With a student-centred focus, sustainable dance practice is at the core of the programmes, with a holistic emphasis on student physical and psychological wellbeing shaped by ground-breaking research. The Place’s unique history as a pioneering dance organisation, combined with an ecology of education, creation, performance, production and touring is without parallel.
We have a vibrant and diverse student body of around 250 students, where you are recognised as an individual and join a community of makers, leaders, educators, and performers.
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