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Dance Mogul Magazine Featuring Kumari Suraj the Queen of Bollywhack

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Available now @ www.dancemogul.com Street Dance is known to have a positive unifying effect. As a result, street dancers have helped change popular culture all over the world. Their work has contributed to helping entertainers sell billions in record sales and more. If you look close enough you will see them in car commercials, clothing […]

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Jon Boogz | The Mind Behind The Movement

| September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Purpose has finally went viral by way of dance and Dance Mogul Magazine is proud to be able to bring you the mind behind the latest Movement Art Concept to take the world by storm. Jon Boogz has went from street performing on Venice Beach to survive, to using his art to open up […]

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Silva Dance Company Exclusive | Q&A with Dance Mogul Magazine

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What has been the inspiration for your current work? Leandro Santos Silva: Im always inspired in many things, our days everyday, people’s behavior, community , my culture , everything the I can send a message or make people feel something or thinking about something. Dance Mogul: What was it like to prepare for […]

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Pharaohs of Memphis | DAMN Film Series

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine had the honor of screening the latest success story of the Memphis Jookin culture thanks to the DAMN Film Series at the Theater Lab Annex on 4/27/15. Dance Mogul Magazine has been covering the Memphis Dance World for 5 years and it’s beyond amazing what working together, empowering each other through dance and […]

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Dance Mogul Magazine featuring Leah McFly | Spot-lite Article “Building Self Esteem”

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine was founded by father and son team, Basil Harris and Anthony Harris. In an effort to help support and promote the importance of Arts and education, Dance Mogul Magazine was birthed. Since Dance Mogul Magazine’s conception in 2010, we have been sharing stories of dancers all over the world. We’re aware that […]

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Epic Collaboration | Atlanta’s Next Generation

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Epic Collaboration or EC FAM for short was started in Atlanta, Georgia in November 2011 by EC  members Marshall Cooper, a.k.a. WestTragedy, Eshad Gladman, a.k.a. Spazz, and Branden Robinson, a.k.a. Matrix. This crew has been together for over 2 years and was started by a group of friends that have grown into one of the […]

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Boy Blue Entertainment | The Five & the Prophecy of Prana

| September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

This October in the Barbican Theatre, the award-winning hip hop dance company Boy Blue Entertainment return with their critically-acclaimed production The Five & the Prophecy of Prana. This show is a dynamic fusion of hip-hop and martial arts and an explosive tribute to manga, which tells the story of five young troublemakers who are drawn […]

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Kara Mack | Cultivating the African Diasporic in America

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kara Mack is an African & Afro-diasporic dancer, singer, choreographer and renaissance woman who has created a new online publication, Africa in America: Music, Dance & Culture Magazine, launching on September 20th. The magazine aims to serve as a primary resource for both professionals and participants in the African Diasporic music, dance, and culture in […]

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Alex Kim | Keeping the Spirit of Hustle Alive

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine believes you dont have to wait until throwback Thursday or flashback Friday to indulge and appreciate history. Dance Mogul was honored to take the time with Alex Kim to hear about his contributions to dance. Competing and performing for decades in hustle and theatre arts, Alex Kim knows how to put on […]

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Storyboard P | Covering Rihanna’s “Love Song”

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Who remembers “close your eyes”? The collaboration that Storyboard P did with The Bullitts, Lucy Liu and Jay Electronica. Well, Story is back at again with Marc Baptiste Photography, Inc. and will be OFFICIALLY COVERING Rihanna’s LOVE SONG. Dance Mogul Magazine will be bringing you behind the scenes exclusives of the collaboration. When ever these […]

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Storyboard P | Wanting More For The Culture

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul Magazine caught up with Storyboard P while he is currently on tour in Japan. P is preparing to come back to the states for some more big projects that will impact not only him, but the community he is from, Brooklyn NY. P has always been a dancer that has used his […]

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Ladia Yates | Shining the Light on Street Dance with USHER

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ladia Yates 2014  Street Dancers have always been apart of major productions. Some times the roles were big like Michael Jackson productions and sometimes the roles were small, like the opportunities the taps dancers had in the early 50’s and 60’s. With each opportunity dancers in general have become more empowered over time, to come […]

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Yaminah Legohn | A Meaning Behind Every Dance

| September 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Passionate, dedicated, and hardworking is the least to say about Yaminah Legohn, choreographer, teacher, professional dancer and performer of West African, Dancehall/Reggae, Hip Hop, Jazz and Modern dance styles. Legohn holds a BA degree in Speech Communications & Dance with an emphasis in choreography from San Francisco State University. Before moving to New York, Legohn […]

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@IHEARTMEMPHIS #SNAPEMUP l Something from Nothing

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine is always keeping an eye on the youth around the country as they continue to make something out of nothing during rough times in our country. Dance has always been something the youth could relate to and help express themselves on a daily basis. Dance Mogul Magazine had the chance to catch […]

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Robert Cecil Brooks | Living with The HIV Virus |The Arts Saves Lives.

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Photo taken by Liudmila K Personal Photo Shoot Dance Mogul: What coping skills did you use to help you with the trauma in your life? Robert Cecil Brooks: I used isolation, going to clubs, parties and having lots of sex as a way of coping after I had found out that I was HIV positive. […]

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Thriftworks – The Touch | Cyborg 001 | World Of Dance

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

In 2014 Dance Mogul Magazine is geared up to give a voice to the voice less. There are so many young dancers out there looking for leadership or becoming young leaders themselves and we are honored to be the platform to showcase their growth and successes. We had a chance to catch up with one […]

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Keenan Murray | Fighting Sickle Cell Anemia

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Keenan-with-Birmingham-Dance-Theatre-students-after-their-recitals Keenan Murray, 23, from Birmingham, Alabama. Born with Sickle Cell Anemia SS, Keenan Murray strives to show that anyone, no matter what holds them back, whether it be sickness or their current environment, you can achieve greatness. He became interested with dance at the age of 18 in 2008, but finally fell in love […]

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X-Fenz | Breaks Kru 10th Anniversary | Champions

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

X-Fenz, being the third generation of the legendary Step Fenz crew, had a lot to prove worldwide throughout their come up. Well known for having such diverse styles and characters, this batch of young heavy hitters made a statement when ever they traveled outside of their home turf in NYC. Since 2003, X-Fenz have won […]

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Alan Watson | Our majestic locking champion, “KillaWatts.

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: Where would you like to see Street Dancing in 5 years? Alan Watson:I’d like to see it better organized in the US. As the originators of the dance, the US needs to band together to push the dance forward. Often we’re caught up in discussion and argument while other countries keep their heads […]

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Brian Antonio Newby | Hannibal | Champion at Breaks Kru’s 10th Anniversary

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine: Where would like to see Streetdancer in 5 years.   Brian Newby: I’ve decided to foresee the “billionaire” streetdancers! But that’s just me.     Biography SynopsisBorn Brian Antonio Newby on December 21st, 1986, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hannibal dominates the dance community as one of the most talented, stylistic, and unique breakers […]

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Culture Shock | Khaotik 3 Winners | Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Culture Shock Dance Troupe is a 17 year old hip-hop dance team on the SUNY New Paltz campus that competes in the tristate area and performs for numerous events on the New Paltz campus. We also host a big show in November called Dance Evolution, which is a part of our Homecoming, Blue and Orange […]

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Joseph Apura Romanoff (aka JOJO) | Surviving the ugly face of Bullying

| November 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

At first glance all you may see is a dancer, but what Dance Mogul Magazine sees is triumph. We all have experienced some form of bullying, whether when it was when we were young on even as adults. It is something that effects people in many different ways and sometimes scars people for life. When […]

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Thee Slap Bracelets | Khamari Bendolph | Exclusive

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thee Slap Bracelets Next Generation 2012. Boston’s based Thee Slap Bracelets was established in late June 2009. Coining their name from a fashion fad of the 1990’s, the decade in which all the members were born. Thee Slap Bracelets premiered at Jamal Weaver’s “welcoming back” party of ABDC’s Status Quo on July 3, 2009. Starting […]

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BATTLE OF THE YEAR starring Chris Brown, Josh Peck, Josh Holloway and Laz Alonso

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

BATTLE OF THE YEAR Synopsis: Battle of the Year is an international dance crew tournament that attracts all the best teams from around the world, but the Americans haven’t won in fifteen years. Los Angeles Hip Hop mogul Dante (Alonso) wants to put the country that started the Sport back on top. He enlists his […]

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Praise T.E.A.M. / Evangelize through the Performing Arts

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Praise T.E.A.M. is a dance and theatre arts ministry composed of young dedicated Christians, whose mission is to evangelize through the performing arts. Their intention is to provide an arena for expression through dance, music and drama, where members share their faith, grow in spirit develop self-confidence and self-discipline by way of encouragement, prayer and […]

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Jon Boogz | Carrying the Miami Street Dance Legacy

| August 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jon has been popping for over 13years and has now become a internationally known artist. He has been privileged to train/work with some of the pioneers of the craft and is one of the most influential poppers of his generation. He is one of the only poppers from Miami to have been invited to compete […]

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Compete To The Beat | Majestic Street Dance Showdown

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

With the success of the 2013, “Compete To The Beat,” Majestic Street Dance Showdown, here’s a peek at some of what happened. Take a look at our event’s inspiration, majestic winners and guest performers. Enjoy the highlights!   Our Inspiration: First, “Compete To The Beat” is the brainchild of Shock-a-lock, New York’s original locker. It was inspired by a […]

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Jose Xtravaganza | Teach Something That Will Live On

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Photo Credit: Len Prince New York City Native, Jose Gutierrez, artistically known as Jose Xtravaganza began his dance career at the famed school of performing arts in New York City, La Guardia High School of Music and Arts where he majored in dance performance. He was also a scholarship recipient, at the tender age of […]

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Bonita Lovett | My heart is so strong in education

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Coming from a classically trained dance background in Phoenix Arizona, Bonita began her professional career performing with and choreographing for the Phoenix Mercury Hip-Hop Squad and the Phoenix Suns Dance Team. Since then she has performed with artists such as: Jason Derulo, P. Diddy, Black Eyed Peas, Sean Kingston, Fergie, Jamiroquai, Wyclef Jean, Midnight Red, […]

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H+ | BLACK BARBIE: A Dream Sequence

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Simply put, H+ | BLACK BARBIE: A Dream Sequence has elucidated what Hip Hop Dance has been missing and is taking Hip-Hop Dance where it needs to go.” – Anthony Harris CEO of Dance Mogul Corporation Dance Mogul Magazine has the honor of following H+ | Artistic Director Safi A. Thomas via social networks and in […]

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“Compete To The Beat” New York’s Majestic Street Dance Showdown

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 4, 2013 Cirkulock, Inc. Contact: Basil Harris Urbanvision@gmail.com DANCE MOGUL MAGAZINE TO HOST NEW DANCE COMPETITION IN NEW YORK New York, New York, — Basil Harris, CEO, Dance Mogul Magazine, has been appointed to serve as guest host for “Compete To The Beat,” New York’s majestic street dance showdown. The event […]

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Noel Bajandas / New Jersey is Still Breeding Stars

| June 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Noel Bajandas is the epitome of a “Master at his craft”. Born and raised in Union CIty, New Jersey, a majority latin based community, Noel learned how to dance from his mother, who showed him the love and art of latin music and dance. MTV being his favorite station growing up, Noel trained himself by […]

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Big Daddy Kane / The Dance Mogul of Rap

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine had the honor of interviewing the Legendary Big Daddy Kane at the Team Fearless Honors 6/22/2013 Presented By Devastating Tito, Biz Markie and Team Fearless. We had a chance to ask Kane about his undeniable influence on the dance culture that we now see today. Special thanks to Devastating Tito for allowing […]

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NRG Dance Project / Rewriting the rules on Competitions

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Photo Credits:Jay Santos Dance Mogul Magazine had the privilege to pick the brain behind the NRG Dance Project. In this day in age it’s very important to know what your kids are getting into before they get completely involved. We are happy that Mr.Matthew took the time tell us how he is giving back, helping […]

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Dance Mogul Magazine l Exclusive Interview | Granny & The Robotroid Inc

| June 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine caught up with Granny a Dancer from San Francisco California. Granny has a rich history in Dance Culture and her family linage leads back to Black Wall street. Granny opened up to us and shared her untold story of how she was molested as a child and while that had a profound […]

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Royalty Crew / Australian Street Dance Ambassadors

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Royalty Crew began back in 2009 and they are the adult team of our academy (Royalty Academy and they have been attempting to qualify for Worlds their entire dance history , their first ever performance as a crew was at their Nationals back in 2009 we have attempted 7 times since then and have never been given […]

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Leanna Forcucci Herron / B.A. in Child Development and Family Studies

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Miss L and ebdn – Jess Block Nerren  Leanna Forcucci Herron, A prime example of Arts and Education and a shining light of Female Empowerment. Dance Mogul Magazine is honored to present someone who represents what you should be doing once you attain your education, which is help elevate other people. She has perfectly blended […]

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Zulu Gremlin / Dance is the Physical Celebration of Life

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine is honored to present Steve” Zulu Gremlin” Roybal , a great example of positivity in Hip – Hop and success in street dance culture. He gives us some insight to his accomplishments and what it takes to be successful. There are many paths to success in dance and we  hope the next generation can […]

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Baneful Brew / The Next Generation of Street Dance

| May 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Almost 20 years ago, a very popular all male Hip Hop group was formed in Seattle, WA called Baneful Brew – “Poisonous Medley of Style.” Now, under the creative and choreography direction of Elm “Elmboogie” Pizarro – original creator of Baneful Brew (est. 1992) and world renowned Boogiezone Global Dance Community, a new brew of […]

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Juice Crew / Norwegian Dance Ambassadors

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Juice Crew is a Norwegian dance crew from Oslo. They was established by the members Moh Dasoki, Raid Al-Idani, Hassan Elahi and Dejan Karic in spring 2011. From then they have been sharing their knowledge & dance style through traveling the country holding workshops & showcases, also through national TV like Norways Got Talent 2012 were they […]

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Dr. Arnel Calvario / Commit To Doing Things With Meaning and Purpose

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

DanceMogulMagazine is honored to present Dr. Arnel Calvario. His commitment to education and the arts speaks for itself. He has a good grasp on purpose which is something that is missing in our society. We understand some people are visual learners, so it brings us great pleasure to show you purpose better than us just […]

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The League / The Voice of Detroit

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

  The League was created in 2009 by seven individuals who had a common love for Detroit’s signature style of footwork, Jit.  Their goal was to plant Jit into the mainstream world.  Their very first showcase was in late 2009 with Wala Cam at the War Zone in Chicago.  The group soon broke up after […]

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STAGEME WINNER (PEOPLE’S CHOICE) | WAACKING ORIGINALS #1 | DANCE VIDEO CONTEST

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

  StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the People’s Choice winner of the Waacking Originals #1 | Dance Video Contest | FT Kumari   Javier Vachiano & Victor Ares from Barcelone,  Spain. They have been dancing for 9 years and their styles of dance are Waacking, Voguing, Hip Hop, Contemporary. We had a chance […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGE’S PICK) | TUTTING ORIGINALS #4 | DANCE VIDEO CONTEST | FT ICON

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

  StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the People’s Choice winner of the TUTTING ORIGINALS #4 | Dance Video Contest. Mike is from Biloxi, Mississippi. he has been dancing for over 5 years and his styles of  dance are Popping, Tutting, Waving, Animation, Robot, Slow Motion. We had a chance to catch up with […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGE’S PICK) | JERKIN’ ORIGINALS PREMIERE | DANCE VIDEO CONTEST

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the Judge’s Pick winner of the JERKIN’ ORIGINALS PREMIERE | Dance Video Con H4VOC SQU4D  is a Jerking Crew from   La Grange, North Carolina(NC), US. They are a fairly new crew,and their styles of dance are Tutting, Popping, Waving, Digits, and Jerking. We had a chance […]

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STAGEME WINNER (PEOPLE’S CHOICE) | TUTTING ORIGINALS #4 | DANCE VIDEO CONTEST

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the People’s Choice winner of the TUTTING ORIGINALS #4 | Dance Video Contest. Reverb/KidKoopa  is from Clackamas, OR. USA. He has been dancing a little over two years. His styles of dance are Tutting, Popping, Waving, Digits.   We had a chance to catch up with J-Dem and here […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGES PICK) | WAACKING ORIGINALS #1 | DANCE VIDEO CONTEST

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the Judge’s Pick winner of the Waacking Originals #1 | Dance Video Contest. Princess Lockeroo from NYC has been dancing for 9 years and her styles of dance are Waacking, Vouging, Locking, House, Jazz, Experimental, and little bit of Waving and Hip-Hop. We had a chance to […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGE’S PICK) ALL STYLES | DUBSTEP DANCE VIDEO CONTEST #2

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the (JUDGE’S PICK 1st PLACE) DUBSTEP | ALL STYLES CONTEST #2  Dance Video Contest. Gizmo from Witherspoon Berkeley, California, USA has been dancing for a little over a year now and his favorite style is animation. We had a chance to catch up with J-Dem and here is what […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGES PICK) – POPPING ORIGINALS #3 | DANCE VIDEO CONTEST FT GUEST JUDGES THE WONDERTWINS

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

  StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the Judges Pick winner of the POPPING ORIGINALS #3 Contest.   J-Dem from Buenos Aires Argentina has been dancing for 8 years and his styles of dance are popping, hip hop, house, dancehall, krump, afro, freestyle, and experimental. We had a chance to catch up […]

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Erik TomaHawk Sandoval / Teaching real hip-hop and discipline that will last a life time

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Erik Sandoval began dancing at age four, training under many master teachers. He received his ballet training from Lisa Thorngren and Elizabeth Huebner, as well as contemporary instruction from Leona Morimune. He has been a part of Team Millennia under director Kenny Jones, The IV League under director Austin Fernandez, and Academy Of Swag under […]

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UBC 2013 Update

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Come Jan 2014 The Ultimate b-boy championship will bring you the Top 12 B-boy & Girls on the planet.This will be steamed live from the birth place of Hip hip, the Boogie down Bronx in HD Via www.ubcports.com The Ultimate B-boy Championship Is proud to release February’s pick of the Month. Congratulations to B-boy Ben […]

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Hitmaster Fish / Juste Debout 2013

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine had a good time experiencing Juste Debout NYC and watching the Paris finals via the internet. Juste Debout Judge Hitmaster Fish was generous enough to take the time to fill us in. Dance Mogul: What was your favorite stop on the tour? Hitmaster Fish: Korea, Greece, Spain Dance Mogul: How can the mobilizing that Juste Debout better serve the […]

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STAGEME WINNER (PEOPLE’S) DUBSTEP | ALL STYLES

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

  StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the People’s Choice winner of the DUBSTEP | ALL STYLES CONTEST #2   Svet  from Moscow, Russia. He has been dancing for 4 years and his styles of dance are Popping, Electro Dance, Turfing, Flexing We had a chance to catch up with Svet and here is what he […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGES PICK) – HIP HOP ORIGINALS PREMIERE

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the Judges Pick Winner of the Hip Hop Originals Premiere | Dance Video Contest. BlackStar from Everett, MASSACHUESETTS. He has been dancing for 4 years and his styles of dance are Hip-Hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Modern , Tap, Popping and Krumping We had a chance to catch up with […]

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WillDaBeast / A CollectiveUth

| March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Will Da Beast has worked with The Black Eye Peas, Usher, T-Pain etc and after his workshop he was humble enough to share his journey with us and we are honored to have the privilege to share his story to the masses. Special thanks to Andrea Jasper for all that she does for dance. Alot of people use the […]

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Luana Simpson / From Brazil to Billboards

| March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

As Luana Simpson strikes a pose she is clearly ready for success her unique dancing style: strong, energetic, fierce and feminine, with a touch of Brazilian flavor. Luana started her international career as a dancer and choreographer on the movie YOU GOT SERVED 2 BEAT THE WORLD, directed by the same writer of Stomp the […]

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Ian EastWood Workshop / A Tribe Body Experience

| March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tribe Body’s mission is to improve lives one class at a time with a diverse and supportive community of adults (age 8 and up). To assist them on their mission they bring in some of the top talent around the world. This particular day they had Ian Eastwood.Ian Eastwood is leading a new generation of dancers & […]

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