Parris Goebel

Young New Zealander of the Year


University of Canterbury

Young New Zealander of the Year

Te Mātātahi o te Tau

University of Canterbury
Parris Goebel is a young passionate dancer committed to her dancers and her craft as a hip hop/street dance artist.
Parris has benefited dancers in New Zealand through training Gold medallist teams to compete at the World Hip Hop Dance Championships since 2009 and has brought back over 80 gold medals including back to back championship wins.
Parris Goebel has embraced young people whom she trains to become better dancers, taught them to believe in themselves and that they can achieve their dreams through hard work and dedication.
Parris Goebels′ dance company – The Palace Dance Studio, supports and contributes to their local communities through performance based activities that lift and inspire people of all ages.
Parris has demonstrated leadership in a global capacity marking the world with her signature dance style “POLYSWAG”. She has been teaching all over the world from Japan to Brazil! She has open doors for dancers in New Zealand that never would have had the opportunities such as dancing in a JLO music video, performing on the finale of American Idol, Americas Best Dance Crew and still continuing to produce local shows to captivate and uplift dancers here in New Zealand.
Parris has trained under and with some of the most renowned choreographers in the world. She was asked also to assist in choreographing Michael Jackson′s ONE show in Las Vegas for Cirque du Soleil.