SoleMatter will be hosting "More than Moves" in Milwaukee on February 18th, 2017. Celebrate the art of dance with amazing choreographers and industry innovators (Brazil Inspires, KK Harris, Antoine Troupe, Clay Doh Boothanakit, Lindiwe McClinton Rose). This event will be a great experience for all dancers as well as other artists that have chosen performance arts as their career.
- 11:00 am -11:55am Registration
- 12:00 pm -1:15pm Brazil Inspires
- 1:20pm - 2:20pm Clay Boonthanakit
- 2:20pm - 3:20pm Lindiwe Rose
- 3:20pm - 3:45 Snack Break
- 3:45pm - 4:45pm Antoine Troupe
- 4:45pm - 5:45pm KK Harris
- 5:45pm - 7:00pm Dance Party/Showcase
*Teachers and instructors can change due to ***indusrty bookings, TV SHOWS, MOVIES, ETC
**5 classes and access to dance party $75, single class rate $30
Contact Cedric Gardner for any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414.534.0277
ABOUT MORE THAN MOVES
How do people stay focused on success? This is a universal question that people from all walks of life have asked.
Success is an active mindset focused on reaching your dreams and making them a reality.
“More than Moves” has reached out to illustrious choreographers and dance industry leaders who will share their insights with dancers on February 18th, 2017. Experience a holistic approach to developing your skills beyond the realm of dance. This is what “More Than Moves” is all about.
Featuring keynote speakers Helton "Brazilinspires" Brazil and La'Ketta Caldwell. Also featuring choreographer Kaeylnn Harris, Antoine Troupe, Clay Doh Boonthanakit, and Lindiwe McClinton Rose.
Our classes are not only thought-provoking but they will inspire you to be great holistically.
Elevate. Evolve. Be Great.
Who is Helton Brazil
Helton "Brazil" Siqueira is an internationally recognized Filmmaker, Speaker, and Strategist. He is a self-taught creative professional who has built a broad and deep body of work including large corporate clients and major recording artists as well as being recognized as the video voice of niche subcultures like hip-hop dance & extreme sports. Born to an artistic family of Ballet Masters, Brazil grew up in a world of creativity, excellence and show business. He finished high school at age 15 to start his own production company and has been traveling the world creating content ever since Brazil's mission is to make a significant impact on the world through creative projects that innovate and push boundaries of cultures. Now a resident of Hollywood, Ca., Brazil has co-founded several companies including the world renowned "immaBEAST" brand, BuildaBEAST Experience, The BEAST Network & BTB Creative Agency.
Who is Kaelynn Gobert-Harris
Kaelynn Gobert-Harris, affectionately known as “Kay Kay” has been dancing since the age of 5. It was there she began to grow as an artist where she started to perfect her own personal style. By the age of 12, Kay Kay began to make a name for herself on the Dance convention circuit, gaining numerous accolades and scholarships including the prestigious “Elite Protégé” award and also being chosen for the “Monsters Cast” where she traveled the country assisting choreographers, such as Brian Friedman, Laurieann Gibson, Dave Scott, Wade Robson, Tessandra Chavez and Tyce Diorio. Kay Kay was on her way, working with such artist as Sade, Soulja Boy, Willow Smith, Queen Latifah, Cicely Tyson, Mindless Behavior, Diggy Simmons, Ciara, Jacob Latimore and Britney Spears. Kay Kay has added even more to an already impressive resume by performing for millions on multiple episodes of Glee! X Factor, The Voice, MTV VMA’s, BET awards, VH1 Diva’s Live, Rango, Ice Age, Disney, Macy’s commercial’s and Nickelodeon. She became a viral sensation known for her versatile dance style, clean and sharp execution and creative movement. Kay Kay received the Top Ten Child Prodigy award from the Industry Voice Awards, Young Black Starz Best Dancer award and World of Dance's Youth Choreographer of the Year award. In 2012, Kay Kay competed with her crew, 8 FLAVAHZ on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew where they astounded audiences around the World each week with intricate and entertaining choreography landing them in a spot on the show’s finale where they went on to take 2nd place. 8 FLAVAHZ will go down in history of the show as the youngest all-female to crew to ever compete! Kay Kay has now become a sought out industry professional Dancer, Choreographer and Instructor selling out classes all around the world in addition to being a very popular spokes model for several clothing and entertainment brands including Vlado, Simple Mobile, World Of Dance, Boom Phones, Kohl’s, Hollister, Abercrombie, Monster Headphones and Instabrand just to name a few. Kay Kay is currently bringing her talent to live stages all over the world as a Principal Dancer for Usher’s tour and stage shows. Kay Kay has proven through hard work and determination, no dream is ever too small; a lesson she learned from a very early age growing up in a single-parent household. Kay Kay has proven that you can overcome any adversity and that any goal could be attainable if you are willing to do the work required. This is a message Kay Kay hopes to spread to young people all over the world. With all that she has achieved at such a young age, Kay Kay’s story has just started to be written… Stay Tuned!!!
Who is Clay Doh Boonthanakit
Clay was born in Atlanta, Georgia. As a kid, he performed in various improv shows and school plays. He was dead set on becoming an actor… until he mov
ed to California and discovered his passion for dance. Clay began his dance career at Diamond Bar High School by joining the Freestylerz Club and making it onto the All Male Dance Crew. During his Junior year he became a part of Dellos Dance and trained in many styles such as contemporary, jazz, ballet, jazz funk, and hip hop. By the time that his senior year came around, Clay became the president of Freestylerz and Captain of All Male Dance Crew at Diamond Bar High School and become a member of the first generation of GRaVy Babies. In his post high school years he became the Co-Ed Coach for Diamond Bar for 2 years and won 1st Place at USA Nationals both times.
Clay is currently the videography director for the dance based company Steezy and shoots many different music videos, dance concept videos, and more! He also directs and coaches Junior Hit List with Marc Miranda as well as West Covina All Male Dance Crew. He teaches choreography and foundational concept development at The Lab Creative Arts Studio and Snowglobe Perspective while still taking on acting and directing jobs on the side for various musical artists.
Dance is where Clay found his passion and his friends, so he spends everyday trying to help others find the same love that he has for the movement.
Who is Antoine Troupe
Antoine Troupe comes from small town Fairfield, California where he discovered his passion for dance freshman year of high school. He started out freestyling, first with popping and then krump. His first experiences with choreography and performing started in the church at the age of 17, dancing with family and friends. Drawing a love for the stage and the feel of performing he craved to develop his talent and take dance as far as he could go, training intensively to take himself to the next level.
In 2006 Antoine created his own dance company by the name of Tripl3 Threat. Along with choreographing for his company, in 2008 Antoine joined the dance crew Supreme Soul. That year Supreme Soul became contestants on MTV’s Americas Best Dance Crew, the first and only Bay Area team to make it onto the show. After ABDC he toured with both Tripl3 Threat and Supreme Soul performing and teaching around the world for a couple years before joining Chapkis Dance Company as an Assistant Director. Chapkis Dance is currently one of the top dance companies in the country.
Since then Antoine moved to Los Angeles where his career has taken off. He has toured twice with Mindless Behavior. He choreographed Prince's latest music video "Breakfast Can Wait" as well as his appearance on Arsenio Hall and other appearances, contributed to Chris Brown’s stellar performance on Jimmy Fallon and has also choreographed for CeeLo Green's UK Tour. Antoine is currently Kehlani’s head choreographer and has choreographed both of her tours. Antoine is also highly sought after as a teacher because of his ability to take dancers to the next level. Antoine wants nothing more than to inspire and show others what is possible if you work hard, trust in yourself, respect yourself, and believe in yourself.
He hopes to change his world, if not the world, through dance in any way he can.
Who is Lindiwe McClinton Rose
Lindiwe McClinton Rose is a versatile professional choreographer, dancer, singer, actress and teacher.
She was born in Durham North Carolina and raised in South Africa. She moved back to America on the 22th of March 2012 to pursue her career.
She started dancing at the age of 5 doing ballet at the Weeping Willow Montesorri School in Athlone. Throughout her primary and high school years she was a student at Ruley School of Dance where she specialized in Modern Dance. She went on to become one of the key choreographers at the school.
In 2010 Lindiwe graduated from the Waterfront Theatre School with LTCL in Musical Theatre and Dance. She studied various forms of dance, including, ballet, tap, modern and hip hop dance. She was asked to choreograph, act and sing in several pieces for various productions while at the college.
Some of her achievements include winning Mars Street Dance World Championship in the Netherlands and serving as choreographer on the E.TV production called, “Step Up or Step Out” in South Africa. She landed a contract with Grand West Casino as lead singer. She has been employed by Disneyland as an actress/dancer for DJ's dance and drive and The Mad T Party. She is a lead dancer in music videos such Will.i.am ft Pia Mia - "Boys and Girls" , The Chainsmokers ft Daya - "Don't let me down", Mali Music ft Jhene Aiko - "Contradiction", Karmin - "Didn't know you", Karmin - "Blame", Correy C - "Foreign Girl".