Bio

Dennis Infante is currently a member of GroovMekanex and MuthaFunkers. He was also a past member of The DS Players and Nu-Origin Dance Crew. Known as a well rounded dancer in many styles, he remains active in the dance community by participating in many aspects of the scene whether it’s on stage, in cyphers/battles, or judging/DJing at various events. Dennis is also the co-founder of onecypher.com, a Bay Area based street dance website. Past events include winning Locking and All-Styles Battles/competitions at Gimme Da Loot, Homecoming, Mighty 4, Break Festival and Body Rock. He is the 2011 R16 USA Locking Champion, and went on to represent the USA in Korea at the R16 2011 World Finals. Through his life as a dancer/dj, Dennis has shared stages/opened for artists like Vikter Duplaix, Rich Medina, Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Nu-Mark, J Rocc, The Black Eyed Peas, Rahzel of The Roots, Souls of Mischief, Evelyn Champagne King, Rose Royce, and Shannon. He has also DJ’d for many battle events and festivals such as Freestyle Session, Mighty 4, All The Way Live, Homeland Jam, and Malcom X Jazz Festival. For more info, dance clips, and dj mixes check out Dennis’ website at http://www.soulo1200s.com

Teaching Philosophy

"While vocabulary and technique is very important, learning the original essence and spirit of each style is equally as important."