Move Makers is back for Term 4
GET YOUR GROOVE ON AT MOVE MAKERS
If your little ones are aged 5 and over, they're in for a treat! Learn various dance style with Afrobeats, Bollywood, and Hip Hop classes as well as African Drumming and Freestyle Rapping workshops.
Our professional teaching artists and dedicated workshop facilitator will take great care of your kids. So go ahead and enjoy some free time while your kids rock the dance floor and make awesome beats!
MEET THE ARTISTS
Shamita Siva is a multi-faceted performance artist and theatre maker specialised in movement. Shamita has trained at Stella Adler AoA Los Angeles, AAFTA, Brave Studios, and 16th Street. Recent theatre credits include The Marvellous Life of Carlo Gatti, Mara Korper, Let Men Tremble, Nosferatu and Crocodiles. On screen, she has won Best Supporting Actor awards in films Dashboard Dogs and Someone Else. Outside of acting, Shamita is a trained dancer and drag artist. She recently featured in and choreographed for Shimmery Couture's sell out season of Burlesque Melbourne (Gasworks), and is a core member of professional Bollywood company Sapphire Dance.
Born in Nigeria, instructor Dagogo Obogo’s talents have taken him all over the world, teaching and performing in more than 15 countries. He has received wide acclaim for his show stopping talents including 2 times Couples Dance Champion and Runner Up in the Let’s Dance West Africa. As an in-demand and accomplished choreographer, Dagogo has choreographed and taught dance creative development classes in more than 50 schools and choreographed productions made up of more than 1,000 people for various carnivals, events and shows. His work has featured in numerous musical productions.
Maya Hajizadeh was born in Iran and migrated to Australia in August 2013. She began her street dance journey in 2014 and has explored multiple genres such as house, dancehall, whacking and street jazz. Through her dance practice she discovered her passion for sharing and connecting with community. In 2016 she joined L2R Dance crew and was employed to facilitate L2R’s children’s program Panda Squad along with running the Hip Hop program at Western English Language School. Maya has also taught at Footscray Community Arts. Maya hopes to continue to create, share and inspire the next generations of dancers.
Raphel Recht was born in South Africa to European parents. He moved to Melbourne as a child, where he navigated life with Cystic Fibrosis, in and out of hospitals and moving between schools. It was Raphael’s passion for performing arts that helped him deal with these difficulties. In 1997, Raphael was given the opportunity to meet and perform with Michael Jackson on stage. This experience fuelled Raphael’s desire to use the adversities of his condition to help others who are in need. Today, Raphael is a musician, freelance photographer, filmmaker, creative director and health advocate. He has worked on multiple projects based in Australia, Japan, Iceland and Scotland. Raphael’s aspires to help others to use their personal experiences to tell the story they wish to share.
Fred Nii Addo is a Ghanaian master dancer, drummer and musician based in Melbourne. He runs One Spirit Africa, a multicultural, Afro-fusion band offering high energy performances, original tunes, vibrant costumes and good vibes! In addition to performing in a highly successful band, Fred also delivers dance, drumming and musical workshops in schools and for kids, adults and community groups. His drumming workshops are both an individual learning experience and a communal experience of collaboration to achieve a thrilling rhythmic soundscape that elevates the energy of the group and leaves the students with a lasting impression of an exciting and authentic cultural experience.
Do I need to book for myself and my child/children?
You'll only need to book for your child/children and not for yourself. Parents DO NOT require a ticket.
How do I refund an order?
Once you book a ticket, you'll receive an email with all your booking details. To refund, simply click on edit order, click on the refund tab, select the ticket you want to refund and then submit.
I bought a ticket but can't make it, what should I do?
Even though tickets are FREE, spots are limited. If you can't make it, we recommend you refund your ticket so that someone else can book it.
When do bookings open up for the workshops?
Tickets go on sale at 10am on Tuesdays 2 weeks prior to the workshop session. Walk-ups will be available but subject to capacity. We highly recommend you book in advance.