The Stranger Melody Datz Hansen “On Friday night, The Dance Cartel was joined by local choreographer Amy O’Neal and comedian/musician/hair legend Reggie Watts. Watts beat-boxed and sang as O’Neal moved around the dance floor in a series of B-boy steps, balletic leg extensions, and mesmerizing rhythm. As her solo drew to a close, O’Neal licked […]
“Amy O'Neal detonates across the stage.”Dance Magazine
Amy O’Neal is a versatile dancer, performer, choreographer, and dance educator with one foot firmly planted in Hip Hop and Street Dance culture and the other in Contemporary Performance Practices. She is passionate about the intersection of these worlds and how they connect energetically and philosophically, while honoring their cultural differences. For fifteen years, she has taught and performed throughout the US, Japan, Italy, and Mexico, and she has choreographed for stage, commercials, rock shows, galleries, dance films and music videos. Her work is an amalgam of her diverse movement and life experiences presenting social commentary with dark humor and heavy beats.