Fik-Shun (born as Dushaunt Stegall) has captured the creative expression through dance. In just his 21 years of life, he’s discovered a special way to relate to music and movement. As a dancer he’s captivating; as a thinker he’s got his hand in the pulse of creativity.
He was a past winner of Season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance. He’s deeply committed to exploring the path toward mastery, and just like his relationship to music, he has a very unique take on mastery.
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“I know that I perform better when I’m nervous and designed a system to trigger my nerves.”
In This Episode:
- Reasoning behind not choreographing his dancing
- Trusting your instincts and creating an organic experience for the audience
- Why instincts are the necessary choices
- Type of legacy he wants to leave
- How dancing is like playing a game and you’re trying to get the highest score possible
- Manipulating the crowd and controlling their emotions
- Why true perfection doesn’t exist
- Living in his head in his early life
- Competitiveness fueling growth
- How to take inspiration from those who are better and worse than you
- Defining doubt
- How to learn from different outlooks
- How he’ll know when he’s truly made it