- March 11, 2018
- Posted by: Rita Ezenwa-Okoro
- Category: Blog, Street Lights
STREET PROJECT AMBASSADOR OF THE WEEK: Sunday Ozegbe aka Valu is a versatile dancer who majors in Urban Contemporary dance with a knowledge of Hip-hop, Ballroom, Naija Urban and Ballet. He is a 2016 graduate of Street Project Foundation Creative Youth Boot Camp and was selected to intern with SPF Faculty, Adebayo Liadi (Ijodee), he was also trained by renowned dance professionals like Qudus Onikeku (SPF Faculty), Nnamadi Ndubusi, Onye Ozuzu, Horatio Macuacua and Kaffy.
In February 2017 he Created a dance piece called IJO AGBA a very creative and nostalgic dance that blends both contemporary movements and folk/traditional dances. He went on to perform this innovative piece at the Lagos State Talent Hunt Competition where he won second place. IJO AGBA has been performed at various reputable festivals in Nigeria such as, danceGATHERING Lagos, Afrigansa festival, Boat festival and Black Pride festival and is set to show at Trufesta International Dance festival on the 28th of October 2017.
Valu’s acting and dancing skills was developed at the SPF boot camp and with these skills, he has successfully featured in various productions like IWALEWA (Qdance centre), ITAN (Thespian family theatre), KING BAABU (Freedom park theatre) and has also teamed up with fellow SPF Ambassadors Rodiah Lawal to perform a beautiful dance piece for ace musician Kayefi’s concert. In addition, they were also dancers for popular artist 9ICE at the same concert.
Currently he is the Head Choreographer for a stage play being produced by a fellow SPF ambassador Temitope Mariam titled ‘Unknown’ that premieres this December.
He also currently works as a professional dance artist and brand strategist at the *QDance Center* Ikoyi Lagos.He is also the founder/director of David’s Generation Dance Group also known as DGDG- a dance group of over 25 dancers aged 6-21 based in Oworonshoki area of Lagos State, Nigeria.
VALU is passionate about his roots in Oworoshoki, Lagos State and hopes to build a team of strong and formidable dancers who can be professionals anywhere in the world, making a sustainable living doing what they love.
The Street Light is on you VALU. #dowhatulove#successstory #dancer #contemporarydance #madeinnigeria #ijoagba #spfambassador