Productions (HEP) is a company that promotes social dance
in all forms. Specifically, HEP promotes Latin dances through Salsa
Classes, Salsa Dance Parties, Demonstration Dances (Performances),
"Atmosphere Dancing" (Latin and non-Latin dance) and Latin Dance
Aerobics. Our mission statement is to expose non-Latinos and Latinos
alike to the beauty and art of Salsa dancing. It's simple: we make
good, clean, fun through events, which we produce or promote.
About Keith Givens
Keith Givens, a native of New
York City, has been dancing for nineteen years. As a Salsa
Instructor, Performer, and Choreographer with his own performance dance
company called Latin Motion and his own promotional company called High
Energy Productions, Keith has promoted salsa events, taught classes
ranging in number from one (1) student to five hundred (500)
students, and performed his own choreographies at numerous events,
including the first ever Salsa event held at Glen Echo's Spanish
Ballroom in Glen Echo, MD.
He is an accomplished dance teacher
who has taught students at every level from beginner to performance
level dancers. As a former member of the DC Salseros/ Latin Vibes
Dance Company, he has performed nationally and internationally in such
places as: The Kennedy Center and the Lisner Auditorium in Washington,
D.C., and World Salsa Conventions in Los Angeles, Toronto, London, and
Holland. He has taught and both locally and
Often, you'll here him say "Ooh Salsa" as he
teaches dancers how to move to that Latin beat. He specializes in
teaching Salsa and other "social Latin" dances, including Merengue,
Cha-cha, Bachata, and Samba. Affectionately dubbed "The
DipMaster" among the DC Salseros, Keith is known for his creative
partnering moves and high-energy style.
He also enjoys all other
ballroom dances, Hip-Hop, African dance and freestyle dancing.
Also, Keith taught with the Ballroom Dance Company prior to
concentrating on his own teaching company and forming his own
advanced/performance dance group, called Latin Motion Dance Company.