TYRONE PROCTOR Honoring Legendary Soul Train Dancer with Princess Lockerooo on GingerNewYork TV Show

Newly Released Film of Co-Host Samara Cohen aka Princess Lockerooo Interviewing Tyrone Proctor with Ginger Broderick in August 2015. Mr. Proctor, a Dance Pioneer in the 70s, Died on June 5, 2020. MNN TV Studios, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 Spectrum 34, 2pm
 
 
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NEW YORK - Aug. 29, 2020 - PRLog -- Princess Lockerooo (Samara Cohen) of the Imperial House of Waacking: is a NYC based recording artist, professional dancer/choreographer.  She has worked with artists such as Madonna and Jody Watley and is known worldwide for her unique style of dance (Waacking). She was featured on "So You Think You Can Dance" and has toured the world (Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malasia, Thailand, Taiwan, Brazil, Russia, Siberia, Poland, Italy, Czech Republic, Finland, London, Kazakhstan) performing and teaching Waacking.

With a background and education in musical theater, Princess Lockerooo puts a theatrical twist on urban dance. She has made a name for herself in the New York City and International dance community as a performer, teacher and choreographer. She won the 2010 House Dance International Waacking competition. Princess Lockerooo and Akim Funk Buddha have performed their work at SummerStage, The Blue Note Jazz Club, The Bali Spirit Festival (Indonesia) and The BAM Café (Brooklyn Academy of Music). Princess Lockerooo is head of the NYC chapter of The Imperial House of Waacking (IHOW) founded by Tyrone Procter (Legendary Soul Train Dancer/Choreographer.) Together they performed with Jody Watley, and IHOW at BB Kings Jazz Club.  Princess Lockerooo has also performed at Carnegie Hall with Hugh Masekela, Lincoln Center and the Apollo Theater. Her TV credits include "America's Got Talent" and "So You Think You Can Dance".

An advocate of children's Arts Education, Princess Lockerooo is the proud founder and director of Lockernation "The Next Generation," a professional performing Children's Dance Company. Lockernation has performed with Princess Lockerooo and Akim Funk Buddha at SummerStage and the BAM Café. Lockernation are winners of the "Stars of Tomorrow" Kids competition at the Apollo Theater. https://www.princesslockerooo.com/

Selected Media for Princess Lockerooo:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/29/nyregion/waacking-nyc-club-dance.html

Selected Media for Tyrone Proctor:
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2020-06-12/tyrone-proctor-dies-dancer-waacking-soul-train

https://www.inquirer.com/obituaries/tyrone-proctor-soul-train-waacking-dance-harlem-olney-high-school-west-oak-lane-20200615.html

https://www.dancemogul.com/news/tyrone-the-bone-proctor-honoring-our-legacy/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1dhbFYLPno&t=276s



GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the "Kool Kats…Gotham Nights" greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick's unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.

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