This weeks Illustrated Woman in History was submitted by Amber Phillips. It is featured in the Women’s History Month 2019 zine. Click here to buy
Parris Goebel, Born 29th October 1991. A New Zealand born choreographer. She is best known for her Dance crew The Royal Family. Started her dance crew ReQuest with her four girlfriends at the early age of 15. Developed this dance group to open her own dance studio. Parris dropped out of school to focus purely on her dream
Her chorography screams female empowerment. The term ‘Polyswagg’ has been used to described a mix of dance concepts such as dancehall, house and street and contemporary dance.
Parris was awarded Street Dance New Zealand Choreographer of the year in 2009.
She then went on to be awarded Female Choregrapher of the year at the world Dance awards in Los Angeles.
Goebel has worked with and choregraph artists Ciara, Little Mix, Justin Bieber, Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj and many more. One of her great successes was choreographing routine to music Video “Sorry” for Justin Bieber.
She has a strong hard working dance ethic. That dominates the dance floor and dance culture to another level.
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