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EAST Workshop: Lauren DeVera Brings Hip Hop & House Dance! SOLD OUT
Sunday, March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmFree
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Bring your best moves to our next EAST workshop with Lauren DeVera, dancer, choreographer, curator, certified life coach, and host of Thrive + Thread. Kids will engage through social interaction and hip-hop and house dance foundations as a way to express and connect with one another. Lauren will also teach fun, easy-to-follow choreography for kids to practice at home!
Lauren DeVera is a dancer, choreographer, curator, certified life coach, and host of the Thrive + Thread, a wellness and entrepreneurial podcast. Known for her warmth, infectious energy, and ability to curate healing spaces, she’s been invited to speak and lead experiences for the Asian Mental Health Project, PCOS Awareness Association, LA Family Housing, NPR, and Women in Tech to name a few. A proud dance alumnus of Old Dominion University, Lauren has been teaching and performing professionally for 13 years. Her credits include The Kennedy Center, Howard Theatre, Dance Place, Culture Shock DC, World of Dance, BET, CW Network, and various universities. She continues her work as an educator and community organizer as the proud founder of The Lion’s Den, an inclusive community connecting people through dance, wellness, and self-expression. In May 2022, she debuted her choreographic work “Nanay” (about the mother wound) at Joe’s Movement Emporium as the 2021-2022 Arts Incubator Resident Artist. Currently, she is creating a new work centering the Asian experience as the 2022-2023 NextLook Resident Artist, in partnership with The CLARICE at UMD. To learn more about Lauren and her work, visit Lauren-DeVera.com.
The Eastern Market Art Series & Teachings – EAST – is an ongoing series that brings artists and children (between 6 and 10 years old) together to explore a different craft or medium each month. Each workshop has volunteer opportunities for youth & teens (11 years old and up) to help support the workshop. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Our program is made possible by the Near Southeast Community Partners and the CSX Mitigation Fund as well as the Capitol Hill Community Foundation.
Upcoming EAST Workshops:
All Sundays @3pm
April 2: Painting with Buck Herring
May 7: DQSH with D’Manda Martini
June 4: Monica Coen Lenoff