OUR CREW

OUR AWESOME TEAM

Leah Woods

Interim Executive Director

Leah holds an M.F.A. in Dance and Performance from the University of Colorado, Boulder where she received her secondary emphasis in Somatics for her studies in the Alexander Technique, the Feldenkrais method, BodyMind Centering, and much more. After growing up studying West African Guinean, Flamenco, and Middle Eastern dance, she studied dance in undergrad at Mills College in Oakland. Leah enjoyed an extensive performance career for over 11 years in the SF Bay Area where she danced for Loose Change Urban Contemporary Dance Company, Ballet Afsaneh, Bad Unkle Sistah, and as a solo Transnational Fusion artist. She is an enthusiastic student of Tom Weksler who combines Contemporary dance, Acrobatics, Martial Arts, and Contact Improvisation, as well as a member of Ido Portal's movement culture movement. She teaches floorwork, group improvisation, contemporary dance, and transcultural fusion dance. She is a certified Gyrokinesis & Gyrotonics Trainer, a certified Datura Style Transnational Fusion Dance Teacher, an ACE certified Personal Trainer, and an RYT at the 300-hour level.

Constance Harris

Communications Coordinator

Constance is a Denver-based, New Jersey native currently pursuing her Masters in Dance Performance and Choreography at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her fusion dance style is the result of over twenty years of combined experience in a variety of dance genres/experiences ranging from Modern, Middle Eastern forms, nightlife entertainment and styles based in Africanist aesthetics.

Alex Milewski

Creative Consultant

Alex Milewski is a full time movement artist, wellness coach and educator currently based in Boulder, Colorado. Since 2006 he has competed, taught and performed all around the world. His movement style is rooted in BBoying, Martial Arts, Tricking, Contemporary and House Dance. His mission is to lead people through movements and emotions that they have never experienced before, inspiring new thinking and creativity.

Taylor Madgett

Studio Manager

Taylor Madgett received her Masters of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2020. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia and received her Bachelor’s of Arts in History from Emory University. She specializes in Hip-Hop dance and urban choreography. Taylor is currently a member of VisKosity dance company and Rennie Harris’ Grassroots training company. Her current research focuses on exploring identity and heritage through movement. Through this research she aims to make connections between Hip-Hop and African culture by tracing a direct lineage between the two.

Vivian Kim

Kids Program Coordinator

Vivian Kim, MFA, is a dance educator, choreographer and performer based in Colorado. She teaches at various institutions in, and out of state: the University of Nebraska Lincoln, Block 1750, Denver School of the Arts, to name a few. Vivian founded a street dance and contemporary fusion dance company, Viscosity Dance Collective, based in Boulder CO.  Currently, Vivian trains in popping with Dassy Lee (Femme Fatale), and House and Hip-Hop with world-renown Hip-Hop choreographer Rennie Harris in his Denver-based company, Grassroots Project.

Changa Hernandez

Groundskeeper

Changa is a poet/B-boy/human doing he’s best. He’s been a part of Block 1750 since day one building, cleaning and supporting in any way he can. He started as a B-boy in boulder training for the next battle and now he’s a full time poet bringing humor and joy to the scene. He is the founder and one of the organizers for Writers Block, and he is an organizer for the Mercury Slam: a poetry competition that happens weekly at The Mercury Cafe in Denver. Changa is always here for you.

OUR MISSION

Block 1750 is a community space dedicated to supporting human growth through various movement and arts based communities in Colorado. Our mission is to provide a home and support system to allow these communities to flourish. We offer affordable dance instruction for adults and kids in Boulder for all levels every weekday: from Hip Hop, Breaking and House to Contemporary and Modern (full schedule here). Most of our classes are drop-in based, and first class is free: so what are you waiting for??