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Str8jacket Spring Workshops - Robert Yu and Crystal Chan

  • Str8jacket Dance Company 25 37th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-4404, United States (map)

Str8jacket is hosting a series of workshops every Saturday night from mid-March until early May. Come dance and grow with us this spring!

Our workshop series is one of our fundraising initiatives to help Str8jacket travel and perform at Elements, VeRve, World of Dance Champs, and more! One of the donation perks is workshop and events passes! Learn more about our mission & fundraiser here:

[WEEK 5]
Class 1: Robert Yu and Crystal Chan (Team Velociraptors)
Time: 8:30-10:00 PM

Class 2: Austyn Toshihiro Lee (Str8jacket)
Time: 10:00-11:30 PM

Price: $15 for one class or $25 for both! (Cash/Venmo @str8jacketdance)
We will also be selling our new merchandise at every workshop!

Robert: “Hello! My name is Robert Yu and I am an artist from the Bay Area (and a recent Cal grad!). I have choreographed and danced for the past 7 years and have been a leader in the Berkeley Dance Community for several years. I have experience dancing on/leading: Team Velociraptors, Raptors Camp, TrueLement, the [M]ovement, Training Ground, and Raw Art Within. I have experience teaching at: Sinostage & Kinjaz Dojo in Chengdu China, UC Berkeley, Monday Night Workshop, In The Groove Studios, Full Out Studios, and City Dance Studios.
I currently help direct Team Velociraptors with my friends and continue to teach at In the Groove Studios. I love to create things and I love to teach. I have made two visual dance albums: ‘That One Feelsy Album’, ‘Robert’s Chengdu Series’ (from my teaching trip at the Kinjaz Dojo in China). I am very excited to share with the Str8jacket community and teach with my girlfriend Crystal. We will be teaching our distinct style so hope to see you guys there!”

Crystal: “Hi! My name is Crystal Chan and I am a recent graduate from UC Berkeley (Go Bears!). There, I studied both Biology and Modern Dance. I have been dancing since I was 3 years old and I’ve trained in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, modern, and hip hop/urban dancing. I have been an active leader in the Berkeley Dance Community and currently dance on Team Velociraptors based in Berkeley. It really means a lot to both Robert and I to have the chance to teach and share our movement together to the greater dance community. Thank you so much for having us Str8jacket!”