Preserving and Promoting Urban Dance.

With Meaning and with Feeling.

Sat. July 28th – Higher Learning Workshop with iLL Kozby!

Toronto, on July 28th we’re bringing you a real professor in street dance.  Get ready for Moncell Durden aka ill Kozby to be your city!!  Some serious master classes in Locking, Hip Hop, and House.

School will definitely be in session over the summer with the Professor himself!

When: Saturday, July 28, 2012
Location: RightFoot Dance Studio – 786 St. Clair Street West, Toronto

Cost: $25 for 1 class
$40 for 2 classes
$60 for 3 classes

Time: 2:00PM – 3:30PM – Locking
3:35PM – 5:10PM – Hip Hop
5:15PM – 6:45PM – House

All classes will focus on the aspect social dance, musicality, creativity, technique, individuality, and MORE! Come get some knowledge!

Don’t wait until the day of. SPACE is limited. Register ASAP to reserve your spot at

About ill Kozby:

Moncell “ill Kozby” Durden is a Philadelphia-based choreographer, dancer, and is one of the most highly respected street dance educators known internationally. Durden opened up for and performed with acts like Surface, Sweet T., Kid n’ Play, Kwame’, and MC Hammer, which led him to touring nationally and internationally. In 1998, Durden accepted Buddha Stretch’s open invitation to become a member of Mop-Top. Since then, he has also trained and performed with members of The Lockers, the Electric Boogaloos and Rennie Harris Puremovement.

Until recently, he was a senior lecturer of hip-hop dance and culture at University of the Arts in Philadelphia and has lectured and taught master classes and workshops at Princeton, Yale, UCLA, and several other universities, as well teaching and judging battles in Asia, Europe and South America. Currently, Durden is finishing his documentary titled “Everything Remains Raw” about the deep-rooted structure and African retention present in dance practices throughout the African Diaspora. The film features exclusive interviews with Mr. Wigglez, Elite Force Crew, The Electric Boogaloos, Rock Steady Crew, and more. Durden is president and founder of Dance Educators of Funk and Hip Hop (DEFHH), an organization that facilitates workshops for dance educators, dancers and dance historians concerning an array of topics related to Afro-Diasporic/African-American vernacular dance forms.


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