Dancehall with Edz Gyamfi

  • June 23, 2024
  • 5:30 pm
  • OLG Lounge - OLG Grove

Part of Sunday Lime – an immersive evening of Afro-Caribbean music and dance. Curated by artist, educator, creative womanist and creative consultant Joy Lapps.

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Edmund “Edz” Gyamfi better known by his stage name Edz Gyamfi, is a Ghanaian-Canadian dancer and choreographer from Ottawa, Ontario Canada. His main dance styles consist of Hip Hop, Dancehall & Afro Dance. Edz is currently apart of TDSB Partnership program, Peel district school board along with OLI (Outside Looking In) which has him traveling and teaching youth in remote northern indigenous communities. All in part of focusing on the importance of dance education through movement, history and culture.

Edz has devoted his studies and travel to places like Jamaica, New York & L.A along with taking virtual programs. He has trained and studied with Commercial Industry Leaders such as world renowned Commercial Choreographers Rhapsody James, Luam Kyflegy and Galen Hooks. He’s also trained with Street Dance OGs & creators in Buddha Stretch, Popping Pete, Chrybaby, HypeGirl & Mr.YouTube.

Furthermore, Edz has had the opportunity to also learn and train from Professor Orville (Dancexpressionz), DHevolution by BlingEvo, Dancehall Vybz Spirit and Zidan- from Xqlusiv Dance Crew.

Edz has been a member of Toronto’s renowned Afro Dance Collective led by Esie Mensah called Black Stars who have performed at The following: Maple Leafs BHM Halftime, Toronto Raptors - Giants of African, TiffNigeria, Goodmorning America w/Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa to name a few.

With over 15 years of teaching experience, Edz continues to find new ways to learn, share and cultivate minds in a fun, safe and interactive environment.

edzgyamfi.com