Hakeem Onibudo
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Xpress Yo’self class with Hakeem Onibudo at Danceworks in Central London


Xpress Yo’self


  • Minimum age: 11
  • Level: General
  • Time: 7pm-8pm
  • Price: £6
  • Studio 11


Hakeem Onibudo is a performer, choreographer/director, mentor, British Council ambassador and professional host who began teaching dance in 1995, forming the company Impact Dance. His vocation has enabled him to work with young people, amateurs, semi-professionals and professionals in projects varying from school workshops, TV performances, film premieres and theatre productions, from London to many global communities. Among his portfolio of work he counts a number of prestigious organisations he has worked alongside such as the Sony Pictures Entertainment, Warner Bothers, Columbia Pictures, BBC, Nickelodeon, CH4, Endemol, ITV, The Cosmopolitan Show, The Duke of Edinburgh Awards, The Royal Ballet School, The Royal Opera House, Sadler’s Wells, British Council, and Peacock Theatre to name but a few. Hakeem is the artistic director and host of LIVE VIBE, a performance platform created 10 years ago which has been a resident production at Sadler’s Wells, Peacock Theatre and Rich Mix. The concept was taken to Hong Kong in December 2010 and 2013 and created and produced in partnership with the British Council in Zimbabwe February 2012.

Hakeem regularly hosts Red Carpet Movie Premieres and his credits include: Iron Man 3, The Hobbit, Men in Black 3, Rock of Ages, Fast and Furious 6, The Amazing Spider Man, The Dark Knight Rises, Star Trek, Teen Beach Movie, Man of Steel and The Wolverine.

“Motivate Lead and Inspire”

“I love this class with Hakeem he chooses great music although I struggle he is a great motivator to keep going. Now I love Mondays thank you Hakeem and Danceworks!” –Janine Thomas

Xpress Yo’self class description

Hakeem has taught his Hip-Hop Dance Classes at Danceworks for two decades. Participants learn fresh routines dancing to an eclectic mix of music. He says: “We pride our class on a non-intimidating environment. Come and express yourself!”