Dubspot Instructor Spotlight – Video Profile: DJ Reborn (Chicago / Brooklyn)

In this series of Instructor Spotlights, we share the inspiring stories and backgrounds our talented instructors and staff members. In the spotlight this week we have the remarkable DJ Reborn, a Brooklyn-based Dubspot Instructor and artist who weaves between genres and bridges various musical styles in her sets.

In our latest Instructor Spotlight, we catch up with the NYC-via-Chicago DJ Reborn and talk about transcending genres and building bridges between musical styles, constructing unique soundscapes for professional dancers and theater artists, DJing as a form of healing and spiritual release. Reborn also talks about teaching DJ courses at Dubspot and watching the school grow into a global institution.

DJ Reborn has been moving crowds for well over a decade with her mellifluous blend of funk, soul, hip-hop, reggae, house, latin, afro-beat, rock, 80’s, and electro sounds. Chicago-native and Brooklyn-based DJ Reborn has built an amazing career spinning everywhere from concert venues to clubs and museums including the Whitney, the Cooper-Hewitt Design museum and the Brooklyn museum. She’s also spun exclusive events for musical artists Metallica, Maxwell and Lauryn Hill as well as celebrated visual artists Kara Walker and Wangheci Mutu. She has proudly provided customized soundscapes for Eve Ensler’s V-day project as well as staged readings for Howard Zinn’s Voices of a People’s History. Reborn was the international tour DJ for Russell Simmons’ Tony award winning Def Poetry Jam as well as musical director and DJ for renowned actor and playwright Will Power’s off Broadway hit show Flow.

Keep up with DJ Reborn on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.


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  • DJ Level 1: Rookie Sessions | Essentials I
  • DJ Level 2: Phrase Mixing | Essentials II
  • DJ Level 3: Beyond The Blend | Intermediate Skills
  • DJ Level 4: Preparation | DJ Psychology
  • DJ Level 5: Classroom to the Club | Advanced Techniques I
  • DJ Level 6: Club to the World | Advanced Techniques II

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Anyone who comes by will have the opportunity to ask our instructors in-depth questions about our programs, curriculum and philosophy, and watch live music production and DJ demos. You can even sit down at one of our workstations and take it for a test drive. If you are still trying to decide what you are looking for, we suggest you stop by one of our Open Houses to learn more about the school, understand what the learning process at Dubspot entails and help you decide what is best for you. We can also help with scheduling details and payment options.

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