sylvain skill dealers crew

Personal Information
Name: Sylvain Peter
Surname: Veldkamp
Birth Date: 23/09/1970
Nationality: Dutch

Working experience
I have been practicing different street dance styles such as breakdance, poppin, lockin, electric bogaloo, house and hip hop since early ‘80s. This brought me to various stages around the world.

Dance projects
• Zap Nation - Skateboard and dance project by Grand Theater in Groningen (1997-1998)
• Rapido; Shakespeare goes Hip Hop. Theater project by culture coalition, Door Helmert Woudenberg en Felix de Rooi (1999-2000)
• Friends – duet together with Christopher Steel commissioned by the Amsterdam Arts Fund (2000-2001)
• Hijack – dance project by Feri de Geus in cooperation with Dance werkplaats Amsterdam (2000-2001)
• Step Into the Circle project by Eline la Croix commissioned by Paradiso and Merlweg, mix of Rhythm Tap and Street Dance (2002-2003)
• R.E.M dance project by Daniel Renner for NES Theaters (2002-2003)
• School der poëzie, school project in the theater (2001-2004)
• Hush Hush Hush. International dance company from Belgium (2001-2004)
• Tapesh Play, Dimovi dance theater (2005)
• Jungle Warriors, dance show with live musicians’ performance led by Jan Kuiper (2000-2005)
• Tranz, Enkele reis. Mix of theater and dance for kids between 10 and 16 (2005)
• Bounce The Streetdance Sensation. Dance theater of London by Anthony Van Laast (2005)
• Salam/Barougcompanie of Dusseldorf. Mix of modern dance and street dance (2005)
• Coaching Muiderpoorttheater of Amsterdam (2008-2009)
• Scat the Breakdance Part I (2005-2009)
• Scat the Breakdance Part II (2009-2012)

Television, films and commercials
• TV (The Netherlands):
Veronica (o.a. Call tv, Club Veronica, Maximaal, Honk)
Panorama (NPS)
5 In Het Land (RTL5)
• Hart van Nederland (SBS6)
The Box
Vara Laat
and several other foreign channels
• Videoclips:
Junkie XL
The Course
• Films:
Ja zuster nee zuster
De nieuwe club (KRO’s kinderfilm)
• Commercials:

Teaching • Amsterdam Dance Center: breakdance, lockin, poppin and boogaloo (1997-2000)
• Dansatelier Marleen Sempels in Leuven, Belgium (1999-2001)
• Ontmoetingscentrum de Meent (breakdance) in Amstelveen, The Netherlands (2000-2002)
• Randall Scott dance academy in Alkmaar: breakdance, poppin, lockin (2000-2004)
• Elleboog Circus in Amsterdam Zuid-oost: breakdance, poppin, lockin (2003-2004)
• Colijn dance center in Uithoorn: breakdance, poppin, lockin for kids between 8 and 16 (2004-2010)
• VU-UvA Cultuurcentrum Griffioen: breakdance, poppin, lockin for kids from 16 years old up (2006-2012)
• Teaching in his own dance school: Build Ya Skillz (Amsterdam), (2010-present)

Competitions • Rapdance champion of The Netherlands (1991)
• Hip Hop award for best choreography/dance act Zombi Squad (1992)
• Winner Spin Off with Just 4 Fun, National breakdance championship (2003)
• Winner Rhythm Skillz in Hamburg, International breakdance footwork battle (2004)
• Winner Amsterdam Breakz 2on2 (2006)
• Dutch Bboy Achievement award, Autumn madness by Hustle Kidz

Festivals • Racism Beat it, Parkpop, Pukkelpop, Pinkpop in Noorderslag (The Netherlands)
• Performances in discos and clubs: Roxy, Paradiso, Melkweg, Escape, Nighttown, The Palace, Imperium, Luxor, The Challenge and several others in The Netherlands and other Cuntries.