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What is K-pop Dance?
K-pop (cover) dance refers to the dance that follows the choreography performed by K-pop Artists. Whilst K-pop choreography are mainly inspired by the styles of Hip Hop, Jazz, and Urban Dance, they are also widely known for their mixture of iconic poses and simple yet catchy fast-beat movements, allowing for it to be easily followed by the general public.
THE ORIGINS of K-POP DANCE
Setting back from the 1990s, K-pop (Korean Popular Music) has been shaped by a wide variety of music styles and genres – a combination of R&B, electronic, hip-hop and rock genres combined with Korean and Western music cultures.
Over the past decade, the synchronised perfection of the songs and dances performed by K-pop artists has led to explosive growth in popularity of the K-pop culture worldwide.
Many Korean Artists have traveled across the world in both Asian and Western countries to perform for and connect with their global fans. Today, many global fans show their appreciation of the K-pop music culture by uploading both singing and dancing covers of K-pop songs on the Internet.
These days many famous international choreographers are responsible for the choreography of biggest names in K-Pop which shows a subtle influence in how K-pop Dance have changed over time.
The K-pop Dance Community In Sydney
In light of the rising prominence of the K-pop Culture across the world, in no doubt, the K-pop Scene in Sydney is also growing exponentially.
Many dance studios across Sydney offer K-pop Dance Classes that follow the choreographies of various famous K-pop Artists such as BTS, Blackpink & TWICE.
There has also been an increasing number of K-pop related events and concerts in Sydney year after year, which have provided countless opportunities for K-pop Cover Dance Groups in Sydney to perform on stage and become well-recognised in the Sydney Dance Community.
A vast majority of these K-pop Cover Dance Groups have been founded through the connections formed within the dance studios and university societies in Sydney.
Sydney Kpop Dance Teachers
Rain 'big bRAIN' Chen
Rain have been dancing in the KPOP scene for 3+ years and started her dance journey through university crews D2MG crew (2017 Australia) and SNU Urban Crew (2018 South Korea)
She is currently a member of HORIZON Dance Crew, a Sydney based Kpop dance cover crew with a Youtube channel that reached 75k subscribers within its first year of existence!
Rain has performed at various major events including Sydney Lunar Festival, KIA x BLACKPINK concert flashmob and JK Darling Square event. On top of that she placed 1st in the Sydney Korean Festival and 2nd in KPOP World Festival Kpop regional rounds. Rain is currently actively teaching in Sydney with JK D&M Academy.
Jordan 'Jordie' Kalkanas
Jordie is the founder of a recently formed Sydney Kpop dance crew ‘Magic Circle’. His aim for this crew is to draw inspiration from other unique dance styles from the member of the crew to build their own flavour in the Kpop dance scene.
Recent achievements include featuring on Channel 7 Hit TV Show, Dance Boss and is currently actively teaching Open classes in the Sydney dance community.