HOTSTEPPER DANCE EDUCATION
We Take Your Future Seriously
A professional 1-year program with a focus on hip hop and urban dance as well as classical training where the goal is to prepare students for a future in dance.
Hotstepper is a platform with passion for authentic hip hop and urban dance, art and culture. The organisation was founded in 2002 by Joel De Andrade and Karen Galsgaard – first Scandinavian breaking champions (BOTY). Hotstepper is a home and source for many leading dancers with national and international success and credits that range from working with famous artists, theatre, TV & film to winning battles & competitions and making events that keep the culture alive.
Starts 1st September 2020
Ends 18th June 2021
Monday to Friday
09:00 to 15:00
taught in English
WHY HOTSTEPPER DANCE EDUCATION
SUCCESS OF OUR
We have a high rate of successful graduates. Credits include working with famous artists and theatre, winning and judging competitions and battles, organizing events, starting full-time dance companies and being hired by schools and educations in DK and overseas.
30 YEARS EXPERIENCE
Since 1989 - personal experience, interviews and workshops with legends, international dance travel and networking as well as our studies from leading universities all give input to the course.
Access to the dance scene and industry world-wide through our global network of dancers and graduates overseas as well as visits from people in industry.
We want our students to succeed and give long-term help and support including sharing contacts, training facilities, alumni group, feedback and sparring, recommendations and career advice.
We do ongoing research, review and listen to feedback to update and improve every year.
Students learn more than technique in hip hop, urban and classic styles. There is also focus on traditions, the culture and insight into the dance industry with Q&A and advice from successful dancers.
The education is the passion project of Hotstepper founders Joel De Andrade and Karen Galsgaard. They have underground and commercial experience with a long list of credits including winners of the first Scandinavian Battle Of The Year – the biggest title within breaking in Scandinavia at the time. Within dance, they have been teaching, practicing, travelling and networking in 25+ countries since the 90’s. They have a lot of experience, contacts and knowledge as well as their university studies within business and management to draw upon when adding input to- and selecting teachers for the course.
The faculty is a selection high level teachers. Over 100 leading Danish and international dancers have taught at the education. Pioneers like Mr Wiggles, Loose Joint, Babson and Yugson - top choreographers like Superdave and Marty Kudelka - new generation legends such as Misha Gabriel, Brian Puspos, Pacman and Kapela.
Rico Coker is the current Undisputed world breaking champion, member of world famous Ruggeds crew. Winner of countless battles including R16 Europe and World Bboy Classic. Theatre all across Europe including The Nutcracker and H.C. Andersen. Modelling as a new face for H&M athleisure collection.
After graduating, Anastasija Olescuka from Latvia, stayed in DK. She became established in the hip hop scene and a pioneer for urban experimental dance. Credits include CLASH CPH artistic director, The Nutcracker, World Of Dance DK judge, winner SDK Baltic, hip hop legend Big Daddy Kane and choreography pieces receiving great acclaim.
Beck Heiberg aka Beck Ninja is a pioneer the Danish vogue scene, father of the Danish chapter of the iconic House of Ninja and co-creator of the DK artist collective Disturbing Business. He has organised several Vogue balls, performed with top artists and events as well as touring with dance theatre.
Mary Jacolbe is one of DK’s finest in industry working with famous artists, music videos, concerts, theatre and TV. Credits include Medina, Christopher, Marques Housten, Wolfgang Gartner,
Ida Corr, Eurovision and DK's royal family.
Rai Del Valle is established in the DK dance industry with experience ranging from top artists to theatre and famous events. Credits include Mohombi, Medina, Xander, Christopher, Eurovision, West Side Story and Swan Lake Reloaded Europe Tour.
John Nini won many competitions like Juste Debout UK, Hip Hop International DK and was finalist at DK Got Talent. He worked with dance in Europe and Asia, started his own dance school, clothing brand and is a choreographer and coach for many winning dance teams.
Alumni Group & Network
50% off Hotstepper Evening School Membership
Free Access to Hotstepper evening school
50% Off Hotstepper Workshops
20% Off Hotstepper Clothing
Kapela (FR) Serial Stepperz
Israel Donowa (UK)
B-Girl Cleopatra (CA)
Feel the Vibe at the Education
DISCOUNTS CAN BE COMBINED
Full Payment + International: SAVE 13.600 Kr // Total price: 34.400 Kr
Hotstepper Member + Full Payment: SAVE 9.000 Kr // Total price: 39.000 Kr
* Divided into a down payment 1 st July and remaining amount paid over 10 installments September until June.