jocquese whitfield

  • 4304 west street oakland CA 94608

n/a is excited to announce the second event within christopher fülleman's installation — a vogue performance by jocquese whitfield.

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jocquese whitfield — JoQ (b. 1988 san francisco, lives in san francisco) is a dancer / choreographer with a movement vocabulary that revisits the bold, rebellious statements of the 1980’s through fashion, nightlife, and the abstract form. a shape-shifter, whitfield challenges assumptions of sexual identity through gesture in dance .

currently pursuing studies in dance and theater, he started his career steeped in the improvisation of freestyle hip-hop, and has added modern, classical, and diasporic dance traditions to his practice over the years. he has been a member of city shock san francisco, FBC funk beyond control, UFO movement, j jun productions and is currently dancing with MOM: mind over matter.

you can attend his classes on vogueing, vogue & tone, at dance mission theater > and ODC dance commons >    

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photographs by kristine eudey >