Miki Tuesday - WAACKING
Michela Deidda aka “Miki Tuesday” was born and raised in Italy after training in difference style She felt in love with urban dances at the age of 17 when she started her professional Training and started teaching. She competed as dancer and choreographer at “Best Show”, “World Dance cup”, “MC Hip Hop Contest”, “Vetrina Coreografica di Olbia”, “Gran Premio Della Danza”, always ranking in the top 3.
In 2007 she performed with the artist Omid Walizadeh for the tour “Haiku”. In 2010 she moved to New York where she discover her-self in waacking becaming her main style.
Her career led her to perform with choreographers such as Nubian Nene, Miki Tuesday continued her career dancing in the last José James's Video "Live Your Fantasy" and competing in the most popular waacking event, Waack Bazar, HDI, Bust A Move, Ladies of Hip Hop, Step Ya Game Up, All The Way Live, Hot Mess, Compete to the Beat, Punk & Funk, Do It Disco, Soultrain Experience, Slay, Waack to the future, ranking always in the top 8.
In December 2015 Miki Tuesday Founded “International Affair” Company and presented her Choreographic work at Ladies Of Hip Hop Festival, Winter Follies, BAAD!ASS Women Festival, Boogieland Showcase, Layerhythm, Pmt Dance Series, Reignbow, Holi Hai Festival, Sybarite.
Her vision is to spread the knowledge of Waacking and bring it forth to the mainstream .
“Waacking is a style too beautiful to be kept in the shadow”.
WAACKING is a fiery and expressive dance that began in the early 1970’s heavily influenced by the funk and disco era in the disco clubs of Los Angeles. The style originally played on imitating silent film stars' over-dramatic gestures by utilizing complex arm movements, lines, and poses.
The class will be focused on the different elements that compose waacking: foundations, drills, grove, pose, character, musicality, footwork and freestyle.
The Students will be pushed to find their own personality within the steps and express their self through the dance