Thursday, June 10, 2010

Cristina Santana makes Top 10 on Season 7 of SYTYCD

Cristina Santana has been training with us at APA since her last television appearance on Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" (Season 6). She has been training this last year in preparation for getting further in the competition. That's what she was hoping for, and that's exactly what happened!! We're excited to see what happens next. As of 6/9/10 she's one of only 5 women selected for the top 10 dancers from all over the United States. The next of SYTYCD episode airs Thursday 6/10/10. When it comes time to vote, we'll be cheering on our San Diego resident Cristina!!!

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

MASTER CLASS with Beyonce choreographer Kobi Rosenfeld

Bio, Kobi is most noted for his recent choreography for BEYONCE's World Tour, as well as his nationally aclaimed work on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-Isreal (described by critics as "CREATIVE" and "PASSIONATE". He was born in Rehovot Israel and has been dancing and choreographing all his life. He performed in local Israeli productions of Fun Tazi, Cabaret, Peter Pan and K’Mo Be Seret., and has choreographed the Israeli version of Little Mermaid. Rosenfeld has won contests in choreography at the International Carmiel Dance Festival and the Israeli Jazz Contest in Haifa, and choreographed the steps for the videos and tours of singers Roni Superstar, Mali Levi and Shiri Maimon.

Since trying his luck in the US, he’s choreographed 11 pieces for the California-based Keshet Chaim dance troupe and has been teaching dance at several top studios such as BROADWAY DANCE CENTER.
Take a look at some of his work in the video:

Kobi Rozenfeld - Choreography Reel from kobi rozenfeld on Vimeo.


APA in San Diego

APA in San Diego
Scholarship students from mid-2005 photoshoot.