This is VIBE Spotlight: a weekly series that celebrates and shines a light on VIBE Arts’ roster of talented artists. Each Monday, our Instagram and website feature a different VIBE Artist and provide a look into their craft. Stay tuned and get to know the diverse talent that makes up our organization and community with #VIBESpotlight.
On this VIBE Spotlight, we’re shining a light on Matthew “Snoopy” Cuff, a Toronto Vogue dancer, choreographer, and instructor. You might recognize him from a feature on CTV’s Amazing Race Canada, or from Canada’s first official ballroom house, The House of Monroe.
VIBE: Is there anything you are currently working on that you would like to share?
VIBE: What has been one of your greatest accomplishments to date?
SNOOPY: Definitely voguing live for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. There will be many more to come.
VIBE: What has been one of your favourite moments while being on the VIBE roster?
SNOOPY: Knowing that I was a part of many youth’s first dance experiences. It’s been rewarding to see young people come out of their shells and express themselves more.
VIBE: What are some of your future goals?
SNOOPY: I would love to tour and travel with dance, and receive opportunities to work on television or film.
VIBE: What is one of the greatest lessons you have learned thus far?
SNOOPY: Do what you love. Love what you do. Lead with your personality. Be yourself.
VIBE: What changes would you like to see in Toronto’s Art community?
SNOOPY: More diversity, I want to see more of my fellow black artists winning. Period(.)
Support Snoopy: @itz_snoopy
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