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7/27: Waack to the Future Africa Dance Battle at House of Yes


WAACK TO THE FUTURE AFRICA - PRESENTED BY PRINCESS LOCKEROOO

JULY 27th, 2019 - 6:00PM - HOUSE OF YES

A dazzling, multicultural celebration and dance battle highlighting the fierce & fabulous dance styles born to the LGBTQ communities:

Waacking and Voguing!

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Watch/share promo video here: facebook.com/watch/?v=351486799079016

Watch Waack to the Future's 2018 Top 8 Dance Battle here: youtu.be/lxpFm5fYyBc

WHAT: Join Princess Lockerooo for a night of dancing, spellbinding dance battles & performances from some of the best Waackers and Voguers in the world. Waack to the Future attracts some of the greatest talent from across the globe to contest in an all-or-nothing dance showdown, featuring a star-studded cast of NY’s top choreographers and top tier dance industry judges. This year's theme is AFRICA! The final battles will ignite to the sound of live African drumming. Grab a fancy drink, enjoy a vegan treat, and don't forget to strike a pose at the photo booth. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. Sponsored by the Omomuki Foundation, Broadway Dance Center, Aloe Gloe, Callen-Lorde and Dance Like a Vegan.

WHO:

Host: Leggoh La Bella

Performances by:

Djoniba Centre Sekou M Dance Princess Lockerooo Ousmane Wiles House of Amazon Pixel Chick (Aerial)

Waacking judge: Nubian Néné

Voguing judge: Legendari Omari Mizrahi

WHEN: Saturday, July 27th - Doors at 5:00pm, show at 6:00pm sharp

WHERE: House of Yes - 2 Wyckoff Ave. Brooklyn NY

HOW: Tickets start at $30 and group reservations are available - ticket link - Facebook event

On Saturday, July 27th at 6pm, Princess Lockerooo presents Waack to the Future Africa at House of Yes in Brooklyn. Join her for a night of dancing, spellbinding dance battles & performances from some of the best Waackers and Voguers in the world. Waack to the Future attracts some of the greatest talent from across the globe to contest in an all-or-nothing dance showdown, featuring a star-studded cast of NY’s top choreographers and top tier dance industry judges. This year's theme is AFRICA! The final battles will ignite to the sound of live African drumming. Grab a fancy drink, enjoy a vegan treat, and don't forget to strike a pose at the photo booth. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. Hosted by Leggoh La Bella, the evening will include performances by: Djoniba Centre, Sekou M Dance, Princess Lockerooo, Ousmane Wiles, House of Amazon, and aerialist Pixel Chick. Waacking will be judged by Nubian Néné, and voguing will be judged by Legendari Omari Mizrahi. Sponsored by the Omomuki Foundation, Broadway Dance Center, Aloe Gloe, Callen-Lorde and Dance Like a Vegan. Tickets start at $30 and are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/waack-to-the-future-dance-battle-africa-tickets-62607201826

About Waack to the Future:

Waack To The Future is an international dance festival celebrating, creativity, self empowerment & gender equality! Widely recognized as one of the most eminent dance events on the international stage, Waack To The Future is a dazzling, multicultural celebration, highlighting two dance styles born to the LGBTQ communities of the '70s and '80s, Waacking & Voguing. It’s a dance battle: A platform where some of the greatest dancers in the industry contest in an all or nothing dance showdown.

Staying true to its origins, today Waacking preserves the tenacity of 1970’s gay culture. As well as featuring a star studded cast of NY’s top choreographers and top tier dance industry judges; Waack To The Future hosts include Drag heroes such as Monet X Change and Bob The Drag Queen -- who are now stars and victor of RuPaul's Drag Race.

www.princesslockerooo.com/waack-to-the-future

@waacktothefuture on Instagram Waack to the Future on Facebook

About Princess Lockerooo:

Princess Lockerooo is a multifaceted performance artist, content curator, educator and activist with a 14-year tenure in the dance and entertainment industries. Her talents encompass choreography, artistic direction, costume & makeup design, event curating, mentorship, public speaking and women's empowerment. Princess Lockerooo has been showcased on many of the entertainment industry's leading television platforms such as Harry Connick Jr., Wendy Williams, So You Think You Can Dance?, has worked with top pop artists Madonna, Jody Watley, Icona Pop) and has produced entertainment for numerous events across the world (Lincoln Center, Summerstage, Women's Entrepreneurship Day, SAP Next-Gen,) Lockerooo's work has brought her to over 27 countries throughout Asia & Europe. She is a vegan advocate and her mission is to encourage a physically and mentally healthy lifestyle. Her unique brand of entertainment stands for self empowerment, equality, and sensuality without objectification.

www.princesslockerooo.com

@princesslockerooo on Instagram

@PrLockerooo on Twitter

For all media inquiries, contact Heidi Vanderlee - hv@sharkpartymedia.com


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