Sasha Biloshisky, a Russian born, UK-based performer, teacher, choreographer, movement artist and entrepreneur is a member of several international dance companies. His artistic development derived from Hip-Hop culture where Street Dance style Breaking (B-boying) is one of his original foundations.
Sasha was a member of the Urban Playgorund Team, the original Performance Parkour (2PK) company, from 2010 – 2016. He was involved the innovation of performance language fusing theatre and dance with Parkour, and is now a founding member of the international performance company ‘ArtGility’. Sasha was recently awarded funding from the Arts Council England to create a piece for one of the UK’s largest local festivals, Victorious.
Sasha has worked with artists Sean Paul, Kylie Minogue, Boy George and Alesha Dixon. He has choreographed and produced shows for BMW, MINI and Vauxhall, touring the UK appearing at festivals including Glastonbury, the Isle of Wight and Edinburgh Fringe. He has also performed in numerous arena tours in UK and internationally including as a member of the professional cast for the Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies and in the West End production of ‘Daddy Cool’.
As a founder of the social enterprise ‘Funk Format’, he inspires, guides and creates opportunities for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds using urban dance and ArtGility. His enterprise is currently supported by the School for Social Entrepreneurs, Big Lottery Fund, Arts Council, Portsmouth Council and East Hampshire District Council.
Sasha specifically focuses on preservation of the Authentic Street Dance foundations and educates his students not only how to naturally move with the music, but also how to express themselves authentically with close attention to other street styles and their history. He shares his experience, inspires and educates other dance teachers and professionals. Sasha is a regular lecturer at the worlds first Street Dance Teacher Diploma and also a one of the specialist consultants for the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance. (ISTD)
Sasha’s skills, experience and enthusiastic attitude brings artistic productions vision from concept to reality as he works closely with creative talents of all genres and styles. He is available for workshops, performances and bookings all over the world.
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