By Kemuel Benyehudah
November 30, 2020
If there's anything everyone in Philly can agree on, it's that Philly just does things different. In this new post, Kem gives a brief history of Philly House Dance culture and speaks with Urban Movement Arts (UMA), an organization teaching House Dance history and keeping the culture alive through dance education. Read below to find out how House provided a safe space for black, brown, and LGBTQ people, and how Philly's House style transcends vocabulary.
The article includes insights from our various instructors, including Ricky "Glytch" Evans, Vince Johnson, Ron wood, and Laurel Card.