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Festival Bust A Move

Festival | Festival

Montréal  QC
April 29-3 mai 2015
Urban, Breaking, Popping, Locking, Waacking

Writers & Readers

Bgirl-inspired Playlists

“Breaking Bad: The New Bgirls” by Mary Fogarty in the March/April 2015 issue featured a range of major players in Canada’s bgirl community. These women are fighting for space and changing the status quo of bgirls in Canadian hip hop cultures. We’re inspired by them and wondered, what inspires them? Among other things, music.

Loving Like Breathing

Montréal-based bgirl Kate “Lynx” Alsterlund is the featured dancer in this music video by Kyra Shaughnessy.

Montréal’s Jennifer “Bounce” Casimir

Exploring in the studio.

The Date

Popular Finnish dancer Dennis Nylund aka Bboy Ata wows audiences with a dapper street-style solo with a surprise ending.

Music Drives J-Kay “JK47” Agudo

In her feature article, “Breaking Bad: The New Bgirls”, Mary Fogarty speaks with a number of Canadian bgirls, most of who trace their inspiration when dancing from two sources: music and other dancers.

Emmanuelle “Cleopatra” Lê Phan Throws It Down

The first of our bgirl video features for the March/April 2015 issue is a roundup of throwdowns from cover girl Emmanuelle “Cleopatra” Lê Phan.

Contact

Contact was an event hosted on February 6, 2015 by Toronto-based dancer Nigel Edwards involving forty dancers and twenty improvised duets.

Bach Meets Breakdance

Classical music and urban dance come together with Flying Steps, a Berlin-based breakdance crew touring to Toronto and Montréal in October.

 

Marvels Abound at 2014 Scotiabank BuskerFest

The streets of downtown Toronto come alive during the Scotiabank BuskerFest, August 21-24, with daredevil stunts, fire manipulations, acrobatics, aerial, magic, contortion, dance and mime, and some acts that simply defy categorization.

Nu-Lite Entertainment and Promotions

2vs2 Freestyle Battle

Competition | Compétition

Toronto ON
July 27 juillet 2014
5:00 | 17h00
Breaking, Urban, Hip Hop

 

Breaking the Cycle

Competition | Compétition

Toronto ON
April 4 avril 2014
5:00 | 17:00
Breaking, Urban, Hip Hop

 

iLL Skill Squad Receives First André Gingras Award

On February 8 in The Hague, the Dutch dance collective iLL Skill Squad received the very first André Gingras Award, named after the late Canadian choreographer.

UNITY Charity

Free Breakdancing Workshop with Unity Charity

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
January 15-14 mars 2014
4:00 | 16:00 on Wednesdays
Breaking, Urban

Open Art Surgery

Intensive | Atelier

Toronto ON
December 19 décembre 2013
Urban, Breaking, Hip Hop

Apolonia Velasquez, Ofilio Sinbadinho Portillo

Noumenon

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
January 9 janvier 2014
12:00
Hip Hop, Breaking, House, Jazz, Contemporary

Workshops with Prosenjit Guy Kundu

Prosenjit Guy Kundu is a urban dancer originally from France. This video highlights a recent series of workshops done in Quebec, displaying his diversity and enthusiasm he inspires in others.

 
Project Soul

Discover Dance! Project Soul

Performance | Spectacle

BC
November 28 novembre 2013
12:00 | 12:00
Hip Hop, Popping, Locking, Breaking, Waacking

Signal the Captain

This video features the song Signal the Captain by Of Porcelain, paired with a remarkable range of dance genres and styles.

Supernaturalz Crew Turns 21!

The evolution of Thread Style bboying as created and mastered by the original Supernaturalz crew in nineties Toronto.

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