Help the performing arts recover

Workshop date & time

Wednesday 30 Sep
2:00 PM

Running Time 30 minutes

Price range

One registration is required per screen not per person

FREE - Registrations essential


Online registrations are available anytime leading up to – and into – the start time of the event.

Once you have registered you will immediately receive a confirmation email containing the event Zoom link.

This Zoom link should not be shared with others – it is unique to you.

For assistance - please email or phone our contact centre on 1300 182 183.

Age range: 13 – 18 year olds

Have you found it hard to follow the latest TikTok dances? Don’t worry - L2R Dance has got you!

Lanie and Dai will break down current viral TikTok dances to have you creating some poppin’ content.

You are welcome to attend this online workshop either on your own, or with members of your household. Please ensure you have some space to move & groove.

About the Artists

Lanie de Castro

One of Melbourne’s most renowned female urban choreographers, Lanie has more than 12 years of dance experience behind her. Throughout the years, Lanie has been very involved in the dance crew scene, dancing and co-directing for award-winning crews Beatphonik, KSTAR and The Collektive. In 2017, she choreographed and directed the winning performance at Melbourne’s Grounded: Battle of the Arts, winning 1st Place and Most Outstanding Choreography in the Street Division. Nowadays, Lanie shares her passion working with various dance studios and community programs across Melbourne. A passionate member of L2R, Lanie strongly believes dance is a universal language that can offer opportunities to promote well-being, collaboration and cultural diversity within our community.

Daisuke Benson

Born in Japan and raised in Australia, Daisuke Benson has been working as a dancer, choreographer and instructor since 2006. With a career spanning across three countries, he has researched and trained in many diverse dance styles such as hip hop, funk, and urban choreography. Daisuke has trained and worked in Japan, Thailand, Australia and most recently, Las Vegas. With a bilingual background, he is able to communicate and lead dance classes in both English and Japanese. Whilst he is in constant training, Daisuke aims to share his passion and knowledge of dance with others and be a ready role model for the youth of today using dance as a main platform.

About L2R


L2R Dance is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to harnessing the power of hip-hop to strengthen our community through belonging, wellbeing and leadership in the arts.

We believe dance has the power to breakdown social barriers and create meaningful connections for children and young people experiencing financial or social challenges.


This workshop is being offered free for all participants, acknowledging the extreme impact COVID-19 is having on our community.

If you can, please consider donating to one of Arts Centre Melbourne's Support Funds:

Make a donation to Support Act to help performing arts workers in crisis access mental health support.

Make a donation to Arts Centre Melbourne Education to help bring arts education to children, schools, families and communities all across Victoria.

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