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K-pop Dance

Session

2: 7/10/2023 - 7/23/2023

Discipline

Dance

Description

The first K-pop dance theory and practice class in the U.S. by celebrity K-pop choreographers and influencers from LA and Seoul. Dr. Chuyun Oh, the pioneer of “K-pop dance studies” and the author of K-pop Dance, #1 Amazon New Release in Communications and Dance in July 2022, will guide students exciting journey in learning the cutting-edge scholarship, working with iconic K-pop dancer guest artists, and finally, enjoying a phenomenal moment of creating and performing their own K-pop dance performance.

Who Should Take This Class

No prerequisites

Required Application Materials (please submit materials in a single document)

Personal Statement & Resume: A single PDF

Video Audition: Link to three-minute dance video.

Course Coordinator

Chuyun Oh​ (Ph.D. UT Austin) is an Associate Professor of Dance Theory at San Diego State University. She is a Fulbright scholar, former professional modern/ballet dancer, and a pioneer of K-pop dance studies. Her award-winning scholarship has appeared on global media coverage, top-tier journals, and numerous anthologies and international academic conferences. She is the author of K-pop Dance: Fandoming Yourself on Social Media (Routledge, 2023), #1 Amazon New Release in Communications and Pop Dance in July 2022.


Guest Artists

Urban Bush Women​

Urban Bush Women (UBW) galvanizes artists, activists, audiences and communities through performances, artist development, education and community engagement. UBW affects the overall ecology of the arts by promoting artistic legacies; projecting the voices of the under-heard and people of color; and bringing attention to and addressing issues of equity in the dance field and throughout the United States.

Daniel Cahill

Matt ​Langlois

Matt Langlois is a San Francisco singer songwriter behind “The Welcome Matt” and “Matt EL” music projects. As music director for CALI & CO DANCE for the past twelve years he has created music, video and live accompaniment for productions such as C.O.M.A, S.T.O.R.M, L.O.A.D.E.D, SUSPECT, You Are Here, HERE, ADAPT and TO MASK TO REVEAL.