HIP HOP GENERATION NEXT 2012
The sixth season of Dancing in the Streets’ acclaimed Hip Hop Generation Next series celebrated the South Bronx roots of hip hop and explored the reciprocal relationship between African, Latin, and hip hop music and dance.
Sat, July 21 & Sun, July 22, 2012, 12-8 pm
Casita Maria 928 Simpson Street, Bronx, NY 10459
An international street dance competition produced by the first Hip-Hop dance choreographer and dance pioneer, Emilio “Buddha Stretch” Austin Jr.
Hosts: Bobby Mileage & Mikey Disko
DJs: Doc, Yugson Hawksn & DP One
Judges: Junior Boogaloo (Popping), Kid Dynamo (Locking), Peekaboo Mystidious Misfits! (Hip Hop), Dallace Ziegler (Waacking), Mike U4ria (Hip Hop & House) & Alien Ness (Toprock)
- 7/21: Pre-Selection and Rock Dance History: panel discussion with Rock pioneers
- 7/22: Final battles and performances with a $500 prize for each category.
Hip Hop Generation Next is co-presented by Dancing in the Streets and Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education.
Hip Hop Generation Next 2012 is made possible with generous support from: Con Edison, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, a program developed and funded by The Heinz Endowments, the William Penn Foundation, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency; and The Pew Charitable Trusts, and administered by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation; the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; and with public funds from the National Endowment of the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
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