Val "Ms. Vee" Ho
A multi-faceted dancer, performer, choreographer, and teacher specializing in Hip Hop and Street dance, Ms Vee is originally from Vancouver, Canada, and has made a name for herself in the New York City dance scene since 2003. As a dancer, Vee currently is a company member of Ephrat Asherie Dance, which has been presented at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, The Joyce, and Sadler’s Wells Breaking Convention. Her choreographic work can be seen in the viral video ‘Hideaway’ by Kiesza, in which she is a featured dancer and co-choreographer. ‘Hideaway’ has amassed over 154 million views, and was nominated for the MTV VMA for Best Choreography, and won the Juno Award for Best Video. Other dance and choreography credits include TV: VH1 Dear Mama Special, The Detour (TBS), Late Show With David Letterman, The Ellen Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Live With Kelly & Michael, NBC’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Much Music Video Awards, MTV European Music Awards. Film: Step Up 3D, College Road Trip, Deep Rising. Off-Broadway: Groovaloo: Freestyle, Rennie Harris’ Legends of Hip Hop. Festivals: Lincoln Center Out of Doors, San Francisco Hip Hop Festival, Festival Encore,Ladies of Hip Hop. With a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and in Education (University of British Columbia), Ms Vee is in high demand as a teacher and dance educator. Her classes are notoriously fun, challenging, and informative. She has been on faculty at NYC’s world famous Broadway Dance Center since 2004. In 2013, she joined Pace University’s Commercial Dance BFA Program, where she is a Professor of Hip Hop, and in 2017 became the first to teach Hip Hop at The Julliard School Dance department. Ms Vee tours across the US and internationally performing and teaching master classes and workshops.