Dance TV returns to Ford Amphitheater in Vail Saturday to close out dance fest

Dance TV returns to Ford Amphitheater in Vail Saturday to close out dance fest
Local News

By caramie schnell

What happens when street dance meets classical dance? Du-Shaunt Stegall, aka Fik-Shun, winner of Season 10’s “So You Think You Can Dance,” wants to expand that conversation by infusing traditional dance with the influences of street dancing. “I grew up in the street world of dance, but I want to talk to the other dance (world),” he said. “I feel like it’s separated, and it shouldn’t be. Dance is dance.” Fik-Shun doesn’t count measures; he listens to backbeats most people don’t recognize — until he accentuates them with his body. He moves spontaneously to the music, sometimes even surprising himself. …

Source: Vail Daily Feed