Community Artistry took a trip down to Philadelphia to check out the #90sandChill themed Prelude Philly 2016 hosted by D2D: Dare to Dance at the Kurtz Center at William Penn Charter School. We were able to catch a few performances at the end of the show and decided to post them up!


Sourced from their Facebook event page:

Prelude Urban Dance Competition is coming back to Philadelphia!
Prelude is a national urban dance competition that showcases various crews and companies at an event focused on uniting and strengthening the dance community. As this year’s official host, D2D: Dare to Dance hopes to strengthen the community by connecting crews and companies, and providing a platform where they can represent themselves, their team, and city. Companies can Compete or Exhibition showcase, and individual dancers can battle (All-Styles).

1. Raw Element Dance Company (Washington D.C.)
2. Premonition Dance Group (Philadelphia)
3. Phunktions Hip Hop Dance Company (College Park, MD)
4. PXi – Paradox Institute (New York, NY)
5. Xtasee Dance Crew (University of Virginia/Charlottesville, VA)
6. Academy of Phresh (Philadelphia
7. Clutch Dynasty (Camden, NJ)
8. L3GACY (Atlantic City, NJ)
9. Divinity N Motion (Trenton, NJ)

1. The Situation (Philadelphia)
2. Johnii Ninja & Ry (Baltmore, MD))
3. Baltimore Dance Crew Project (Baltimore, MD)
4. Making Of Bosses (Philadelphia)
5. D2D: Dare To Dance (Temple University/Philadelphia)

We will also be hosting an All-Styles battle so if you are interested in battling, comment on the thread below, titled “ALL-STYLES BATTLE SIGN UP” with a $10 fee

Hans Abelard Pierre – AOV | FLooridians | Gym Shooter
Kyle JustSole Clark – Just Sole: Street Dance Theater
Tracy Seiler – Choreo Cookies

Mark Boston – Academy of Phresh
Dinita Princess-Di Clark – Just Sole: Street Dance Theater
Béa Martin – D2D: Dare To Dance | Prelude Philadelphia 2014 All-Styles Winner

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