NEW YORK, NY, August 08, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Yaminah Legohn, movement director, choreographer, professional dancer and founder of Art of Legohn , to hold open call auditions for male and female dancers to join the NYC division of Art of Legohn Visual Art and Dance Company on Saturday, August 9th at PMT Dance Studios.
The 2-hour audition is open to experienced male and female West African, Hip-Hop, Modern, House, Street Jazz and other specialty freestyle dancers to join Art of Legohn's NYC division for commercial, stage, film, video and live event bookings. Dancers must be age 18 or over and are required to bring a resume and a headshot. Female dancers are asked to bring heels.
Art of Legohn founder Yaminah Legohn reflects on her decision to expand the company to New York City sharing that it feels like an exciting and daring new chapter to the company. In alignment with the company's mission, Legohn states, "My goal in expanding Art Of Legohn will be to continue to impact dance performance by highlighting creative works of art that add to a tradition of being 'limitless' while spreading knowledge of culture." With regard to extending the company's talent roster to NYC, she adds, "New York City is full of talent and unique personalities. It's a great place to expand Art of Legohn ; this city is full of eclectic energy and versatility."
The Art of Legohn Dance auditions will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at PMT Dance Studios, located at 69 W 14th Street, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10011. For advanced registration to the Art of Legohn audition, e-mail yaminahL@artoflegohn.com.
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For all Art of Legohn booking inquiries, please e-mail Yaminah Legohn at yaminahL@artoflegohn.com. For all media inquiries, please contact Jasu Sims at email@example.com or at (646) 820.9859.
About the Art of Legohn
Art of Legohn (AOL) is a visual and performance arts company founded in 2010 by movement director, choreographer and professional dancer Yaminah Legohn to create and inspire others through art, dance and performance, both nationally and internationally. The dance division of the company works feature a wide variety of dance styles, including West African, Dancehall, Hip-Hop and Modern dance.
Art of Legohn performances have been features in the RAW Artists Showcase (Los Angeles and New York City), Choreographer's Ball/Carnival (Los Angeles and New York City) and visual arts have been exhibited at Fiyah Productions Dancehall Theater (New York City). The mission of Art of Legohn is to create and inspire others through art, dance and performance, both nationally and internationally.
About Yaminah Legohn
Yaminah Legohn is a passionate and dedicated choreographer, professional dancer, and performer of West African, dancehall/reggae, hip hop, jazz and modern dance styles. She lives in New York City and holds a degree from San Francisco State University in Speech Communications and Dance, with an emphasis in choreography. Before moving to New York, Legohn worked in Los Angeles as a choreographer and professional dancer, working with artists such as Shakira, N.E.R.D, Tony Toni Tone, Lil Wayne, and B.o.B. and appeared on TV shows. Legohn has had work in the Black Choreography Festival in the Bay Area, American College Dance Festival, Soul Nation Festival in Indonesia, Choreographer's Ball "Carnival" in Hollywood and New York, World of Dance, San Francisco International Hip Hop festival, and RAW Artists in Los Angeles and New York. Simply put, she lives to spread her love and passion for the arts.
Yaminah currently resides in New York City as a movement director, choreographer and professional dancer. She is also the founder of the visual and performance arts company, Art of Legohn , which is currently expanding its NYC division to include a roster of West African, Dancehall, Hip-Hop and Modern dancers.
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