Diana Reyes: Dancing on the Streets of Mumbai

By Julye Huggins
Fly Lady Di & Priya Lisa, Dancing on the Streets of Mumbai,India - House & Waacking.

The May/June 2012 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item on Diana Reyes (aka Fly Lady Di):”Actor, choreographer and dancer Fly Lady Di was born Diana C. Reyes. Recently she worked as Manifesto’s All-Styles Dance Director, and co-creator of the event Solid Ground. Diana also can be seen in the latest Bedouin Soundclash video, ‘Brutal Hearts’ and choreographed the interactive web-series Prison Dancer, released March 2012.” The Dance CurrentThis video captures Reyes performing house dance and waacking in the streets of Mumbai with her friend Priya Lisa Gonsalves, co-creator of Syntheskillz Urban Dance Community in India. Gonsalves made this video during Reyes’ visit to India in January 2012, when she also faciliated two workshops for Reyes to give: one at Syntheskillz’s studio and another at their weekly street dance party, Blame it on the Boogie. Check out the video below to see footage from one of Reyes’ waacking, house and old school hip hop workshops in Mumbai.

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