Rock Steady Crew premiere of “RSC Ghetto Made” / Master Class: Rocksteady Crew / Special Guest: Dancin’ Downtown at The Joyce Contest Winner, Funktion Dance Complex
Saturday, June 29, 2013
7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
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7:00 PM – All Levels Open Dance Master Class by: Rock Steady Crew
8:00 PM – Performances
Originally founded in 1977 in the Bronx, by Jimmy D and Jimmy Lee, Rock Steady Crew has become one of the most well-known and recognizable B-Boy groups in the world. These pioneers and creators of break-dancing used dance battles as a means of recruitment to grow its talented team and gain national acclaim while touring throughout the world. Since its formation, Rock Steady Crew has adapted all aspects of Hip-Hop, from DJ's to Emcee's, and from Writers to B-Boys & B-Girls. More recently, Rock Steady Crew received a VH1 Hip-Hop Honors award, performed on ABC's, Dancing With The Stars, and also had CNN coverage of their 35th anniversary.
In their world premiere work “RSC Ghetto Made”, Rock Steady Crew will be showing New York and the world what a real Hip-Hop show looks like as they bring it back to basics and display why they are the kings of the original movement.
Artist Website: http://www.dradance.org
Dancin’ Downtown at The Joyce is a collaboration between Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA) and The Joyce Theatre. Dance studios are adjudicated by top names in the dance world with the award winner performing at SummerStage.
Master Class: Join members of the Rock Steady Crew for a high-energy dance class showcasing hip-hop basics.