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HIP HOP FUNDAMENTALS

assembly programs, residencies, and more

now booking shows and workshops

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our mission

is to educate, engage, and empower.

Hip Hop Fundamentals is an award-winning team of diverse professional Breakdancers dedicated to Hip Hop Education.

We are the world's only Breakdance education company using Arts Integration to blend academic and social content with the world's most dynamic dance form. We honor the Black cultural roots of Hip Hop by upholding traditions and teaching diversity.

As certified teaching artists, seasoned performers, and battle-tested dancers, we are passionately driven to inspire audiences and participants of all ages. We are here to help you with at-home learning and virtual services. Can't stop, won't stop!

We've worked with schools, community sites, cultural/social organizations, museums, educational conferences and government agencies to bring our unique method of Breaking education to youth and adults. Contact us today to find the program right for your youth.

 

PERFORMANCES

 

We believe that learning is most effective when it is fun and interactive. Dynamic breakdancing, inspiration, and education combine with lots of audience interaction for a full-length show of fun, excitement, and learning. We are represented in NJ, Eastern PA, and California by the Young Audiences national non-profit, and all K-12 school programs are priced at around $1155. All performances are appropriate for large K-12 audiences.

Contact us on this site for availability, more info and to book today. For theatrical performances and college collaborations, contact us here.

LIVE VIRTUAL SHOWS

available via zoom or livestream 

Our longest running assembly-style show is perfect for your school or community site. This 50-60 minute long program is appropriate for grades K - 12. This auditorium-friendly show can also and be performed for large groups of students via zoom or livestream. We guarantee a fun, interactive, and enriching experience. Participants will:

- experience dynamic live dancing

- learn about Hip Hop History and the Black cultural roots of Hip Hop

- learn how children can create art and change their world for the better

- try out some traditional dance moves (both standing and on the floor)

- engage with material post-show via interactive materials

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THE PRINCIPLES of HIP HOP

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Bring American history into your learning space in a brand new way. We look at the history the history of the American Civil Rights movement, centered around Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's message of LOVE. We believe that young people (even grade K) can learn true history and talk about difficult topics while still having fun. This program can also be delivered via zoom or livestream. Students will:

- experience dynamic live dancing

- learn about Civil Rights History, including the importance of Youth Involvement in the Civil Rights movement

- try out some traditional dance moves (both standing and on the floor)

-gain clear understanding of vocabulary terms like 'segregation', 'racism', and 'non-violent direct action'. 

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REsidencies & more

workshops and residencies

Groups of up to 30 students learn the basics of Breaking through drills, games, and team-building exercises. Students will create their own moves, learn the cultural roots of Hip Hop. Guaranteed fun and engagement! Arts integrated residencies are available on request. We can cater our work to fit your learner's needs!

special events

Do you have a special school, community, or private event which could be energized by some breaking activities? We have provided custom educational entertainment for  organizations like the Kimmel Center, the Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia Parks and Rec, Philadelphia Drug Enforcement Agency and many others. 

private lessons

Do you know a young person who learns best one-on-one? Does your student love to jump around with endless energy? Channel that power with private Breaking lessons. We have had great success teaching our affordable Zoom-based or in-person privates.

pre-recorded activities

We have short (3-5 min) medium (7-15 min) and long (45 min) pre-recorded sequential lessons if you want to incorporate Hip Hop dance into your activities without the hassle of live scheduling. Then, continue learning with follow-up PDF activity sheets. Contact us to find the best series of videos for your youth, or for custom built content! 

CONTACT

Questions, visions, or collaborative ideas?

We take pride in our ability to fit our dance education into your community's needs.

Send us a message today and let's build together.

If you are looking for studio dance classes (virtual or in-person), check out our affiliated programming here:

Youth and Adult Classes

photography by

Frank Veronsky 

and Tony Kruth