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Theatre & Performing Arts

Open DJ Dance Session

Sun, Feb 18, 6:30pm-8:30pmHouse + Deep House GroovesLogan Penthouse (Rm 901)

Host/Facilitator: Tre DanielsDJ: VaderSounds: House, Deep House, Disco
Two members of the Circle Theory House Collective, DJ VADER and Tre Daniels, are proud to host a 2-hour session of live-mixed House and Deep House grooves. ALL experience levels, bodies, and backgrounds are welcome to join in. Tre Daniels (Dj Salem) is a Chicago based artist whose primary focus is house dance and house culture. As a dancer, His drive for sharing house culture and dance has led him to not only find his voice but also cultivate the voices and movement of other black, brown, & queer dancers amongst the Chicago-land area teaching for Millennium Dance Complex Chicago, The American Rhythm Center, Puzzle box Dance and various neighborhood enrichment programs. As a dj, Tre (Salem) has played for Chicago house music festivals such as MyHouseFestival as well as Body House Dance Summit, an annual House Music & Culture based event taking place on Chicago’s west side featuring dance workshops, a dance competition, and live performances from local Chicago artists in the vein of house music & culture curated by Jus.Be Dance Collective. DJ Vader: You might know him by a couple of names. You may have seen the features in NME, the Wall Street Journal, Fader Magazine, and on several podcasts. But even if you don’t know all of what he does, you know the voice, the sound, the detail, and the pedigree is unmistakable.
Since 2007, the man known as AMS. has been a force in the Midwest Street Dance and Hip-Hop scenes. 8 independently released and lauded albums, and having been at the helm of over 600 jams in 15 years, AMS. has been lauded as the standard for masters of ceremony in the US and World Breaking scene.
That same man, known also as DJ VADER, is recognized as one of the not-so-sneaky favorites of the Midwest House Music scene, having shared stages with luminaries and greats in the culture. His “VADER WINS.” mixtape series has expanded over 11 years and 14 separate volumes, and has been consistently ranked in MixCloud’s Top 10 rankings for House, Tech House, Techno, Drum & Bass, and Dubstep.


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