Princess Lockeroo • Waacking
(Available In Person or Online)
Saturday 7:15 - 8:45pm (Starts 7/10)
Princess Lockerooo is a multifaceted performer, educator, producer, and activist with a 16-year tenure in the dance and entertainment industries. Her talents encompass choreography, artistic direction, event curating, mentor-ship, public speaking, and women's empowerment. An ambassador of the 70’s LGBTQ dance style Waacking, Lockerooo has spread the dance to over 26 countries across the globe, using Waacking as a tool to encourage self-love and invoke confidence. A fellow of the Royal Society Of The Arts, Princess Lockerooo brought Waacking back into the spotlight with her unforgettable feature on season 8 of So You Think You Can Dance? A philanthropist and activist for LGBTQ rights, she has raised money for organizations such (Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, The Center, GMHC) Lockerooo has been showcased on many of the entertainment industry's leading television platforms (Harry Connick Jr., Wendy Williams, So You Think You Can Dance & Americas Got Talent,) and has worked with top pop artists (Madonna, Jody Watley, Icona Pop.) Princess Lockerooo’s productions have featured across the world: including Lincoln Center, Summerstage, Women's Entrepreneurship Day, SAP Next-Gen & NYC Pride.
"Princess Lockerooo is a whirling force with a singular focus; spreading the gospel of Waacking." The New York Times
Waacking is a freestyle dance that encourages confidence, self-love & acceptance. Inspired by Hollywood stars of the ’40s and ’50s, Waacking unites the elegance of Disco, the opulence of Hollywood, and calls upon the inner diva of each individual. To the sound of 1970’s disco classics, Waacking teaches how to physically illustrate emotions, communicate through dance movement and become a rhythmic conduit of the music.
Princess Lockerooos class cover technique, musicality. This workshop covers a series of fun foundation techniques that include empowering posing, musicality, and rhythmic dance moves that make you feel fabulous. Students will learn how to use their natural abilities and strengths to become fierce & free embodiment of the music.