Everyday Moves: Prison Reformer Broadcasts Dance

By Julye Huggins
"Thriller" (original upload)

The April 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an article in the series Everyday Moves highlighting a popular YouTube video of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center.”The videos were never meant as entertainment, according to Byron Garcia, a security consultant for the prison and the man behind the video. Instead, the footage evidenced the benefits of a rigorous prison reform led by Garcia that included dance classes.” By MJ Thompson, The Dance Current: Print, April 2010. Now boasting over 40 million views, their adaptation of Michael Jackson’s Thiller is among their most popular and talked about routines. Others include I Will Follow Him (from the movie Sister Act), Bebot (by Black Eyed Peas), Do the Hustle, I Need a Hero, Rico Mambo and many more.

Learn more: Byron Garcia

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