FKA twigs' dance workshop in Baltimore: 'We're looking after each other's spirits'

The Guardian participated in the British singer’s free five-hour class with top choreographers, after which local dancers were invited to perform at her concert

Tuesday, the greatest day of the quirky British artist FKA twigs’ 28 years, started in tears and ended in a sweaty dance class with almost 400 people at the Lithuanian Hall of Baltimore.

Twigs, the critically acclaimed singer whose first studio album, LP1, came out in 2014, is currently touring the world’s summer music festivals. But as a former backup dancer who grew up without much money – she went to private school on a scholarship but was the poor kid who couldn’t afford her peers’ fancy trips – she decided to bring her top choreographers and dancers together for a free five-hour dance workshop in Baltimore, announced on Twitter just 24 hours before it happened.

free workshop intermediate & advanced level, all styles age 18+ welcome. i’ll be inviting dancers to perform at my pier 6 show on wed

Baltimore dance workshop.

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Source: Guardian Dance News

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