FOTM: Jake Pesquira

Jake Pesquira of Queens, NYC’s DYNAMIQ FACTION teaches this SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2010 for Project D’s FIRST OF THE MONTH series.

JAKE PESQUIRA [DynamiQ Faction, Queens, NYC]

Born in Cebu, Philippines and raised in Queens, NY; Jake has been experienced as a former P.A.R.E. Modern dancer and choreographer, Former Co-founder and Co-Director for FLO Dance Team (NY/NJ), Fr3sh Dance Company (NJ) Season 5 Alumni, and currently Co-founder and Executive Director for DynamiQ Faction (Queens). Jake has trained in urban funk, modern, contemporary, whacking, street jazz, and hip hop. Taking the stage at many showcases, competitions, and has also had the opportunities to perform both local and national TV on QPTV (Queens Public Television) and on Wild Out Wednesday (W.O.W.) on BET network. His most recent project was the “Dance For Life” Breast Cancer Awareness and Fundraising event held on November 2009 along with DynamiQ in a collaborative effort that successfully raised money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. His passion for dance has expanded and evolved into an ever-growing dream to teach, provide, and share dance resources and opportunities [the kind we never had back in the day] to those aspiring dancers out there that want and are hungry for it.

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. The right talent with the wrong attitude won’t get you anywhere.”


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