Street Dance Roundtable Sessions

Developed with the support of Theatre Network Australia, Street Dance Roundtable Sessions is a virtual round table discussion series that unpacks topics affecting the street dance community and looks at ways of strengthening connections.

Volume 1
Strengthening Connections

Sunday 23 August
1.30-3pm

Producer and Moderator Efren Pamilacan brought together 11 street dance artists for a virtual round table discussion. Volume 1 unpacked topics affecting the street dance community and looked at ways of strengthening connections. With panelists from a range of Street Dance forms the session was a hugely productive melting pot of ideas, discussions and lively exchanges.

Panelists:

  • Daisuke Benson (Jigsaw Sneakers)
  • Cat Pwiti (Burncity Qweenz)
  • Anthony “Lamaroc” Lawang (Fresh Sox, $7 & MZK)
  • David Prakash (Jam on Toast)
  • Oliver Le (Jam on Toast)
  • Andy Kuramoto (Burn City Waack & IHOW)
  • Vlad Akhchin (Trip Fam)
  • Jack Wardana (Stale Biskitz, EB Fam, 603 & Popping Nation)
  • Jackie Laso (3Step & House of Luna)
  • Kiki Dévine (House of Dévine)
  • Dennis “Nasa” Pennalligen (Fresh Sox & MZK)

A recording of this session is available below.

Volume 2
Education and Pathways 

Wednesday Nov 4th
1:30pm – 3pm

A conversation between venues, institutions and grassroots orgs on the topic of education, pathways and looking into the future.

Speakers include:

  • VCA – Dr. Carol Brown
  • Dancehouse – Jonathan Homesy
  • LAB & Cypher Culture – Dennis Pennelligen
  • Jam on Toast
  • L2R Dance – Jacinda Richards 
  • Ausdance Vic – Dr. Katrina Rank

*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

A recording of this session is available below.

Please note: due to a recording error the panel are not visible until ~7 minutes in to the video. Auslan Interpreters are visible at all times.

Street Dance Roundtable Sessions was supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.