Curious about Latin dance but have been too shy to try it out? Here’s your chance to fix that with an open-air salsa class led by two of the best – Katia Morales and Victor Contreras. Adding to the experience, the duo will show us how it’s done to the steamy salsa sounds of The Cuban Connexion. Created by Giovany Arteaga – a former member of the Buena Vista Social Club.
A caffeinated mix of energetic, wild Balkan Gypsy music with elements of urban funk, rock and jazz grooves, Lubo Alexandrov and his band, Kaba Horo (meaning “raw dance”) is a collusion of Bulgarian Gypsy and New World musicians. 2007 Juno winners and 2009 nominees for Best World Music.
No stranger to Divers/Cité, choreographer and dancer Scott Fordham has laid out the moves for the likes of Jully Black, Deborah Cox, Divine Brown and Fritz Helder & the Phantoms as well as opening for acts such as Katy Perry, LL Cool J and Ginuine. Returning to his hip-hop roots, Fordham promises us a Grand Bal show like you’ve never seen.
Polish off your medallion and search for your tight jeans because the Boogie Wonder Band is here! If you thought you'd never get another chance to do the Hustle or get up and boogie, well, guess again! Disco lives and it's better than ever with these Kings of Discoland.
Sister Sledge should probably be canonized. Their phenomenal hits He’s the Greatest Dancer and We are Family are more than just gay anthems, for many of us they are essential tracks on the playlist of our lives. Formed in 1971 when the sisters were between 12 and 16, their meteoric rise to fame in the late 70s disco era has propelled them through their 30+ year career and right onto our Divers/Cité stage.