Workshop Info

Artform:

Dance

Level:

Open to All

Cultural Focus:

Hawaiʻi and Tahiti

Programme
Notes:

Participants should note that we dance barefoot. It is important to wear clothing that is comfortable to move in, a pareo/sarong if available. This is suitable for children and adults, all genders, abilities, experience levels welcome.

About Workshop

This Workshop series will introduce you to the history, culture, music and movement of the traditional and contemporary Hawaiian and Tahitian dances, Hula and ʻOri.

London School of Hula & 'Ori

Hula & 'Ori Tahiti

ABOUT

London School of Hula & 'Ori

Krysten is a Hula and 'Ori Tahiti dancer, choreographer, and instructor as well as a cultural practitioner and community leader. Krysten has performed and competed throughout the world, representing the UK at the 'Ori Tahiti World Cup in Tahiti, and has created shows for some of London’s (and beyond) most prestigious institutions including the British Museum, the Royal Academy of Arts, and the BBC.
Krysten is also the Founder/Director of the award-winning London School of Hula and 'Ori, who recently won 1st Place at the Heiva i Paris and 3rd at the 'Ori Tahiti Nui World Championships in Tahiti.
Her dance group aims to tear down the idea of the dashboard Hula doll and aid in the decolonisation of dance, all while practicing and promoting a better connection to the self, each other, and our environment by uniting past, present, and future.

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