Kuringai School of Dance Teaching Staff

Masaki Kikuchi

Hip Hop

Born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, Masaki Kikuchi has over twenty years of dance experience. Masaki has been exposed to and studied various elements of Hip-Hop culture. Starting as a DJ in Tokyo, Masaki was also attracted to the different styles of street dance including HipHop, Locking, Boogaloo Popping, House, Reggae and New Jack Swing. He choreographs and edits music in various forms to suit the atmosphere of the event/choreography. Masaki has travelled extensively and integrates his multicultural experiences into his work.