Eugene Baffoe, known in the hip-hop community as GeNie is a freestyle battle Dancer from Montreal, Quebec. He has been training in the field of Hip-Hop and street for over a decade, teaching, choreographing and directing at a professional level over the last 8 years. GeNie is the head of Hip Hop dance crew B.O.S.S Dance Team (Built on Self Success). He is also the co-creator of a non-profit Charity Dance Showcase Dance 4 MS which began in 2009. He has choreographed performances for 2 Winnipeg Blue bomber halftime shows as well as a performance for WE Day at the MTS Centre. GeNie is a featured dancer in the U.S film “Bravetown” and the upcoming Canadian film “Lovesick”. Recently, Eugene was selected by the National Ballet school in Toronto as 1 of 4 Canadian choreographers to create this year’s “Sharing Dance” flash mob routine for Canada’s upcoming 150th anniversary. Honored by the city of Winnipeg with the Youth Role Model Award in 2009, GeNie is a committed teacher/choreographer never forgetting that he remains a student of dance.
Some say that art is ‘risk made visible.’ Spur challenges four Winnipeg-based artists to make risk a reality, with a rooftop performance on top of the McKim Building. This penthouse performance will be paired with local entrepreneurs, no strangers to . . .