Specialising in the film production, choreography and education of dance-on-film practice.
Company
The Motion Dance Collective Ltd
Omari is a screendance practitioner based in North London and, for the past decade, has been choreographing, teaching and performing for music videos, film, tv and theatre. His work revolves around combining hip-hop dance influences with a contemporary choreographic process. Resulting in the purposeful creation of narratives told through dance and the camera.
A first class honours degree in BA Performing Arts - studying dances within Hip Hop culture, dance-theatre and contemporary dance practices - led Omari to perform for 6 years in the west end and international touring productions of 'Stomp!'. Now Omari focuses on choreographing, directing, performing and producing a varied reel of dance on film work with The Motion Dance Collective and other established brands and artists. As a filmmaker, Omari has created digital-dance and documentary content for Breakin' Convention, Parkinson's UK, and Pioneers History Dance Festival to name a few.
As an independant choreographer and dancer, Omari has created works for Weetabix. Stanton Warriors, Greenpeace UK, Diabetes UK, ADAD (Association of Dance from the African Diaspora) and most recently has become associate movement director for the London International Gospel Choir.
Omari is also a keen workshop developer and continues to provide workshops/classes in body percussion. screendance, choreography and hip-hop dance genres at university, secondary and primary school education levels. Including visiting lectures and workshops for youth dance groups and performing arts specialised programmes.
  • Director (1 Credit)
    In Pursuit of Joy: A Screendance BBQ2019
    Experimental, Short, Other
  • Acting (1 Credit)
    Finding My Feet2018
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Other
  • Choreography (1 Credit)
    LOVEBYTES2014
    Short, Other
  • Writer (1 Credit)
    LOVEBYTES2014
    Short, Other
College
London Contemporary Dance School
MA Screendance
2018Present
College
London Metropolitan University
BA Performing Arts (Dance)
20082011
Specialising in the film production, choreography and education of dance-on-film practice.
Company
The Motion Dance Collective Ltd
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