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About the company:
Incorporated in December 2008 by co-artistic directors Jon Reid and Lee Pham, Break it Down Dance Initiatives (Break it Down) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes positive lifestyle choices by sharing authentic hip hop culture. Break It Down serves its community by empowering youth and artists through its creations and educational programming. Enter the Shadow marks their first full-length theatrical production.
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About the choreographers:
Jon “Drops” Reid and Lee “Lethal” Pham are members the internationally renowned Supernaturalz Crew, and are recognized as some of the most talented b-boys in the country. Not only high caliber dancers, they are also leaders in community events, educational programming and breaking grounds in producing b-boy dance theatre. Their credits range from international b-boy championships, judging major dance competitions, choreographing, and performing in a wide variety of local and international productions.
About Fresh Ground new works:
A key component of Harbourfront Centre's mandate is to champion the creation of new artistic works, providing a platform for innovation, creation and excellence. Click here to learn more.
The performance on Saturday, November 26 features an artist talk-back!
November 24 27, 2011Dance
Enter the Shadow and embark on a dynamic journey through b-boy dance culture. Let your senses guide you through the world as seen through eyes of a b-boy; surrounded by conflict, inspiration and the ongoing battle to find new means of artistic communication. A place where the streets are your canvas, your body is your brush and the music is your paint. Enter the Shadow, the life of a b-boy.
Part of Fresh Ground new works, Harbourfront Centre’s national commissioning programme.
Double Bill: See two performances for $45!
See Break It Down's Enter the Shadow and Gadfly's Klorofyl for one low price! Click here to buy tickets and learn more about Klorofyl.