Performance

The Evolution of B-Boying

Languages

English, French Immersion

Discipline

Dance

Availability

In-Person, Online

Number of participants

300

Themes

Black Legacy, North American History

Age

All ages, Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

About this program

B-boying and B-girling (street dance), born in the early 1970s, is an integral component of contemporary black history and hip-hop culture. This dynamic street dance now has a significant international following and reputation. In addition to its roots in Funk music and African American culture, the powerful acrobatic aspects of B-boying, or “breaking”, make it one of the most unique dances in the world.
Dancer-choreographer Crazy Smooth brings together some of Canada’s best street dancers to present a show that will amaze and inspire participants and teachers alike, while educating them on the evolution of the dance, its culture and music.

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Pricing

In person

One performance: 1 hour $970* + HST

Two performances: same school in one day $1600* + HST

*Additional travel fees will be charged on top of the usual transportation fees. For venues located 50 km beyond Ottawa ($100); more than 100 km ($150).

 

Online - Video On Demand

One performance: 1 hour (40-minute video + 20-minute live discussion with the artist) $670 + HST

Each additional meeting: $60 + HST

Maximum: 500 participants for the video, 60 participants for the meeting

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