Jeff Jean-Phillippe - Teacher

Genre:
   "Tempopical" & Hip Hop - All Ages

Bio:

Jeff Jean-Philippe a versatile artist, is quickly becoming one of New England ’ s premier Hip-Hop teachers and choreographers. Originally from Montreal, Quebec, Jeffs’ passion for the art of dance grew quickly while studying under some of North America’s top and original Hip-Hop teachers, including: Amari Marshal, Super Dave, Jamar Hopkins, Ian Mackenzie and Brian “Footwork” Green. His training in hip hop culture is extensive and includes dancehall, breakdancing, chicago footwork, house, popping, locking, whacking, Afro-house, Krump, and more. Jeff has taught at a series of masterclasses, workshops, conventions and colleges throughout the East Coast and Canada; Jeff also judges at various dance competitions as well. His high-energy classes have a strong focus on Hip-Hop technique and contemporary elements; thus explaining a term he co-coined, “tempopical” (the fusion of contemporary, hip hop and lyrical).

Jeff has performed with numerous local dance companies, in commericals, tv shows (SYTYCD season 12, top 30), as a back up dancer, in musicals, and Ballets. Jeff is the founder and director of his own hip hop and contemporary focused company, The Expressive Movement, which is currently touring the East Coast and Canada! He has performed professionally on multiple occasions in The Nutcracker and Hairspray, and in commercials such as Twix , Skippy Peanut Butter, Nestle Inc. , Nerf, and iTunes. He has done video work for Ryan Lewis, Macklemore, Jillian Jensen, and more. Jeff enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for the art by judging young dancers and teaching at conventions with Nexstar, Sophisticated ProductionsDanceXplosion, Nuvo, Dance Jam, Strive For Change, and Dance To Inspire Competition. Jeff continues to grow and learn by continuing to take class and battle in different communities.