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Hip-Hop Dance Crew Jabbawockeez Hosts Workshop at MGM COTAI

Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity for Local Dance Enthusiasts to Learn from the Best

Mar 14, 2019

Hip-Hop Dance Crew Jabbawockeez Hosts Workshop at MGM COTAI

Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity for Local Dance Enthusiasts to Learn from the Best

 

The highly acclaimed hip-hop dance crew Jabbawockeez, who is now having their first residency show in Macau, recently conducted a workshop for local dance enthusiasts. The workshop stood as a platform for the community to connect with the internationally-known dancers, broadening their horizons and offering them an opportunity to learn from the best of the best.

 

The JABBAWOCKEEZ: true to yourself at MGM COTAI has been a big hit in Macau! This special dance workshop, taught by Jabbawockeez original members Kevin “KB” Brewer and Rynan Paguio, attracted over 80 enthusiasts from the city’s various dance associations, aged 6 years old and above. The participants were thrilled to have the rare opportunity to freestyle and hit the floor with the famed dance crew as they broke down the moves into a step-by-step. After the workshop, the crew also shared their inspirational stories and tips with the young dancers, as a way to motivate and encourage youth to pursue their dream.

 

One of the crew members Jeffrey “Phi” Nguyen said, “We’re just spreading love through music and dance, and vibing with the community of Macau and the youth. The youth are really important to us because we were those kids at one point, and now that we’re in a position to share our knowledge and wisdom with the youth. It’s a real blessing.”

 

One of the participants Yelo said after the workshop, “I have been practicing hip-hop for five years and participated in many local dance workshops. This is the very first time that is hosted by a hotel operator in which we can have such world-renowned dance crew to interact with the Macau community. This is a rare opportunity that I can learn from Jabbawockeez.”

 

“I am pleasantly surprised as the ability of the local dance community is beyond my expectation. I tried to do something that is of a medium level, not too easy and not too difficult to see what the people are at and they all got it.” said Kevin “KB” Brewer.

 

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About MGM

 

MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions/subconcessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and MGM COTAI, a contemporary luxury integrated resort in Cotai, which opened in early 2018 and more than doubles our presence in Macau. 

 

MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.

 

MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. MGM COTAI also offers Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the largest property and the first mega-size complex project in Macau to achieve the China Green Building Design Label Three-Star Certification.

 

MGM China Holdings Limited is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage.

 

 

For media enquiries, please contact:    

 

Jessie Kuan

Director of Public Relations

MGM

Tel: (853) 8806 3412

Email: jessiekuan@mgm.mo

 

Karen Lam

Public Relations Manager

MGM

Tel: (853) 8806 3421

Email: karenlam@mgm.mo