House of Jack - Commercial Workshops @ Shapes Studio, Edinburgh [4 June]

House of Jack - Commercial Workshops

13:30 - 18:00

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Shapes Studio
19 Arthur Street, EH6 5DA Edinburgh, United Kingdom
House of Jack presents commercial workshops from three amazing, talented ladies. Pamela Distefano, Yasmin Doak and Demz Crawley will be travelling to Edinburgh on Sunday 4th June to give us an unmissable afternoon!

1.30-2.45pm Pamela
3.00-4.15pm Yasmin
4.30-5.45pm Demz

£8 one workshop
£15 two workshops
£20 three workshops

Limited places!!! Ages 14+. Book in advance on [email protected] or 07816 664302.

1.30-2.45 Pamela Distefano

Pamela, winner of Living TV’s Dirty Dancing Time of your Life, has spent the last decade dancing for some of the worlds biggest artists. After her competition win her career shot stateside to Los Angeles to be signed with the worlds leading Dance Agency, Bloc.

From dancing on the UK X Factor live shows to a UK tour, Pamela certainly has had an international career. She has performed in stadiums across the world touring with artists and making appearances on live television, including the Ellen show, The Today Show NY, MTV Teen Awards, The Brit Awards, Latin Music Awards, Country Music Awards, the AMA’s and the Grammys.

Pamela has backed major artists; her credits include Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Usher, Janet Jackson, Katy Perry, Take That, Cheryl Cole, Jessie J, Toni Braxton, Cassie and many more.

3.00-4.15 Yasmin

Yasmin graduated from Telford college with a degree in Dance and has worked professionally since. Her styles range from Contemporary and Lyrical to Hip Hop and Jazz Funk. A true passion for dance has led Yasmin to continuously train throughout the UK, she also took extensive training in New York.

Yasmin has worked throughout China, Europe, Dubai, USA and UK as a professional dancer with artists such as Ms Dynamite, Fat man Scoop B.O.B, Domo, the Top 100 Dj Tour, and several singers from The Voice China. Credits also include companies such as Aston Martin, Porsche, Diet Coke, BET, Clarks, the Mobo awards and commonwealth.

As well as performing, Yasmin runs her own company Pink Acid who just returned last year from touring China with artist Fern Lessani. Pink Acid perform all over the UK also taking workshops and classes.

4.30-5.45 Demz

Demi travelled to LA last July for three months to train with the best in the industry at some of the most famous dance studios in the world such as millennium dance complex, IDA, evolution studios, movement lifestyles and Debbie Reynolds.

Here, Demi trained in master classes with choreographers such as Brian Friedman, Jojo Gomez, Aisha Francis, Yanis Marshall and many more. Through these classes Demi got picked to perform at Friday Night Raw, a very successful event held for the industries elite to showcase their work. Demi performed under choreographer Devaughn Ballinger alongside some of LA’s professional dancers.

Demi then went on to audition for celebrity Amber Rose charity walk, battling it out in a 6 hour audition with 150+ dancers. She was successful to make it through and become one of the main dancers for the event. Official choreographer Jenzi adored Demi, her passion and raw talent so much that he wanted to work with her again in the future, which lead demi to produce her own dance concept video. The video was inspired by her love for the style of dance heels and was shot with other dancers by one of LA’s top videographers.

Demi is now back in Scotland extremely inspired, ready to teach and share her creative choreography and knowledge, hopefully inspiring people to feel confident in their own skin and grow to love heels and commercial dance as much as she does.

To see all of Demi's updates, classes, workshops and dance videos check out her Facebook page and feel free to contact her on her social media for any further info.
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