Body Talk Spring Break Workshop

March 21-25, 2022     |     10am – 5pm

March 26, 2022     |     11am – 1pm

VIBE Dance Academy, 1969 Boxwood Road

Save the Date for the performance on Saturday, March 26, 7:30 PM at Malaspina Theatre at V.I.U

March 21 to 25, 10am to 5pm, March 26 11am to 1pm w/ break, tbc.

Snacks and lunch provided, for those with dietary concerns please bring your own food.

VIBE Dance Studio, 1969 Boxwood Drive

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The Annual Body Talk HiP HoP PoW WoW Spring Break Workshop, March 21-26 brings Indigenous and non-Indigenous teens together to learn hip hop dance with Mr. Groove himself, AJ Megaman, writing, poetry and song by the one and only Sirreal, to deepen their understanding of culture through dance with Tzinquaw Dancers and teachings by Snuneymuxw Elders. THEN on March 26, youth have a workshop with Haisla rappers, Yung Trybez and Young D, in other words, The Snotty Nose Rez Kids!

Body Talk HiP HoP PoW WoW performance is the crescendo to the week long workshop! All participants and artists perform, including SacRED [Ecko Aleck] and the show closer is a concert by Snotty Nose Rez Kids!

Workshops take place at VIBE Dance Studios in Nanaimo. The performance takes place at Malaspina Theatre, VIU (Building 310, 900 5th St, Nanaimo, BC) at 7:30 pm on March 26th.

If you, or someone you know, is between 13 – 18 years old – lives in the Snuneymuxw (Nanaimo) and surrounding area – are passionate about culture, allyship, the arts, dance, performance and creation – AND if are ready to jump into this life-changing project with both feet, REGISTER TODAY!

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All day ~ All Fun ~ All Teens!

Featuring Classes with

AJ Megaman Hip Hop Dance Mon-Fri
Sirreal (song and rap writing) Mon-Fri
Tzinquaw Dancers Mon-Fri
Snotty Nose Rez Kids Sat


For Body Talk Workshop we often offer a scale for ticketing:

$250 is recommended and we offer choice based on need:

$150, $100, $75, $50, $25.

Please call where these choices are prohibitive: 250.716.3230

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