Saturday, October 20, 2012

Videos: The LXD Television Cameos

Earlier this week, The LXD accompanied Christina Grimmie on Dancing with the Stars to this beautiful and touching performance to "Titanium". Also, if you haven't seen it already, John M Chu directed this commercial for the Microsoft "Movement" tablet. How many LXD dancers can you spot? Both videos were choreographed by Christopher Scott.

Video: Hype 5-0 "Hide and Seek"

Hazmat, Headache and Mikey of Hype 5-0 (America's Best Dance Crew Season 5) take on Imogene Heap's "Hide and Seek" -- sort of like interpretive hip hop! From Youtube.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Video: Anthony Lee choreographs Miniotics - "The Mini-Symphony"

A double pleasure to start your weekend: choreography from Anthony Lee, dancing from Miniotics (the kid group affiliated with ABDC Season 5 Champion Poreotics). From Youtube. Thanks for the link Greg!

Fanny Pak's Preston Mui & Cara Horibe in Nicki Minaj's new video - watch it here!

Nicki Minaj has a new video called "The Boys", with backup dancers including Cara Horibe (Fanny Pak from America's Best Dance Crew Seasons 2 and 7) and Preston Mui (ABDC Season 7). It's classic Minaj, so enjoy!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Videos: The latest from Hype 5-0

Check out the latest two videos from Hawaii.  First, Hype50TV brings us Hazmat, Mikey, and Headache dancing to Imogen Heap's "Hide and Seek".  The next video is from Marc Duey and his piece to Musiq Soulchild's "Dowehaveto" from dueynutz.

Video: ReQuest Crew - "Proudly Odd"

Parris Goebel leads of ABDC6's ReQuest Crew in this routine to Santigold's "Proudly Odd", starting as a solo and picking up the group around 2:30. From BGPOPA Youtube.  
Proudly Odd 
 *DirtFaceX Edit: We realize this is a re-post, but this video is just too dope. Check out this creepy animated gif I created from the video.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Mario Lopez to host The X Factor

This doesn't have anything to do with dance, but it was just announced that the host of America's Best Dance Crew, Mario Lopez, along with Khloe Kardashian Odom will host the second season of The X Factor which airs on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8pm.  The show starts next month.  Congrats Mario!

Redbull BC One Finalists -- with slo-mo video of Roxrite's 'melting halo' move

Red Bull announced the finalists for the Red Bull BC One World Finals that will take place on December 8th in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil! The line up includes four bboys from the United States including reigning world champion Roxrite (San Diego, CA) as he returns to defend his title, North American regional qualifier champion DomKey (Philadelphia), ViciousVictor (Orlando, FL) and Kid David (San Francisco, CA). Other finalists include Lil Zoo (Morocco),Mounir (France),Junior (France), Shorty Force (South Korea),Slav (Bulgaria),Arex (Colombia), Sunni (UK),Alkolil (Russia), Differ (South Korea),Issei (Japan), and Hill (Mexico). 

The finals will be held in Rio de Janeiro on December 8, 2012. The live broadcast will be viewable on
Here's Roxrite performing his signature move "Melting Halo" in slow-motion and discussing his experience as a BBoy
BBoy Roxrite

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Must-watch video: Collizion Crew - "Scream" (Usher's new single)

This latest video from Collizion Crew (America's Best Dance Crew Season 7) danced to Usher's "Scream" is some of the best work I've ever seen from the crew members.

Video: Fanny Pak performs at Models of Pride event

Fanny Pak (America's Best Dance Crew seasons 2 and 7) were featured performers at the 20th Anniversary of the Models of Pride.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Elektrolytes appear on Disney's Shake it Up - here's the video

America's Best Dance Crew Season 7 winners Elektrolytes appeared on the Disney Channel's Shake it Up on October 14, 2012:

Latest Step-by-Step video: Mike Song teaches "Lights" routine

Step X Step's Episode 6 shows Mike Song (America's Best Dance Crew Season 1 Kaba Modern) teaching a routine to Elie Goulding's "Lights". This one looks tougher than many other on-line tutorials, so if you master it -- upload yours and we'll share it! Thanks for the link, Greg!

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Video: The Royal Family & ReQuest on NZ's 20/20

Once again, New Zealand's 20/20 caught up with Parris Goebel and the rest of the Royal Family in this in-depth interview.  The first part discusses their experience at this year's Hip-Hop International.  And the second part talks about the success of Parris- working with J.Lo and bringing her ReQuest girls to Las Vegas for the upcoming Michael Jackson Cirque Du Soleil show. Crowns Up!

Dancing to the Top (Part I)

Dancing to the Top (Part II)

Major new chance for East Coast dancers: Funkanometry NY auditions October 21

Funkanometry is expanding past its West Coast roots.  On October 21, they are holding auditions to create a new company in New York, to be directed by Fr3sh's Leslie Hubilla and Michael Estaban.

They are looking for talented dancers, but they're also looking for "for more than just that — we’re looking for leaders, mentors, and teachers that want to help build something exciting and innovative for our scene…for our dance.e’re looking for people who believe in this collective vision, who believe in Funkanometry, and who want to serve our community and our youth."

This is a rare opportunity. Here's the details (make sure you scroll down to get to the section on the New York auditions). Good luck!