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Hip Hop Dance - Breaking : for performance of choreography assessment.

A challenging but achievable class! Great for developing floor work! Will provide theoretical education on the history of the style such as where it originated, how the styles evolved and the meanings behind the dance; Whilst teaching a choreography for students assessment. Can cater the choreography to the students level and ability.

Artist Information

Katherine Walker


Phone: 0274258901

Email: katwalka@gmail.com


University of Auckland:

Master in Creative and Performing Arts - Thesis title: Hip hop dance in New Zealand; Philosophies, Practices, and Issues.

Post Graduate Diploma in Performing Arts - Dance studies.

Bachelor of Perfoming Arts - Dance Studies.

Recent Teaching Practice in Secondary Schools:
Marist College, Years 11 &12, 2012
Glendowie College, Year 9, 2012

Programme Information

Arts Practice Medium: Dance

Topics or Genres of Expertise: Hip Hop, Breaking, Bboying/Bgirling, choreography, technique, history

Languages Spoken: English

Target Age Group: Junior Secondary, Senior Secondary

Preferred Group Size: Medium (9-20)

Regions: Auckland

Space and Resources Required: Sprung floor, DVD player, Sprung floor is ideal however not absolutely necessary. Sound System of some sort and space is a necessity.

Indicative Costs:

  • $70 but can be negotiated. per hour
  • Travel: $10

Mode of Delivery: Workshop

Cultural Context: Hip hop sub-culture can identify with all cultural groups.


Marist College Glendowie College

Programme Materials Provided for Schools: No

Photos of Relevant Work by This Artist

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