Kent’s 50-plus program to feature hip-hop dancers

Free event set for Jan. 19 at Senior Center.

  • Wednesday, December 27, 2017 4:42pm
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Shakiah Danielson

Shakiah Danielson

The Kent 50-plus program Expanding Your Mind Series will feature two of the top dancers from Seattle’s Paramount Theatre with demonstrations of hip-hop dance moves and free mini lessons.

Rex Kinney is the dance education and performance manager for the Education and Community Programs Department at Seattle Theatre Group. Kinney is also a producer overseeing Dance This and Global Party.

Shakiah Danielson is a self-taught hip-hop instructor and choreographer who is the artistic director of “The Groovement,” a hip-hop program based at Northwest Tap Connection. She also choreographed the current Seattle Theatre Group production “Immigrants” from the musical Hamilton.

The event will run from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19, in the Kent Senior Activity Center’s Social Hall, 600 E. Smith St., in downtown Kent. Pre-registration is highly suggested for guaranteed seating. Call 253-856-5164 to register.

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