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Urban Dance Festival 2014

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Now what everyone has been waiting for! VYB Dance Studio present the 2014 Urban Dance Festival June 21, 2014. This festival will feature the Prelude South, the Kanvas, and SirQix.

Prelude South:

Event features the best dance crews in the Southern region of the US showcasing their routines that will be judged by a professional dance panel for cash prizes. Prelude is a international competition that tours all over the US, the Urban Dance Festival will be the first time it is held in Tampa, FL!

 

The Kanvas:

Created as a platform for young professionals to express themselves and provide an audience with the ability to experience and embrace dance culture. What started as a small showcase in a studio setting has grown to an evening length event attracting talent from all over Florida.

SirQix:

This is a 1 on 1 street battle between top dance crews from all over the world. The top crews come one stage and battle 1 on 1 for the chance to be crowned the best dance crew as well as a $1000 grand prize! Judges are: Asha (Team iLuminate – Enigma Dance Kru-Atlanta, GA), Wolf ( ENI / Boogie Monsters-Kansas, MO), and Oreo (Soul Konnection – Tampa, FL).

Show Details:
Time: 3pm (Doors Open); 4pm (show starts)
Location: Centro Asturiano de Tampa- 1913 N Nebraska Ave Tampa, FL 33602
Tickets: http://bit.ly/1p1HmVc
$25 ( advance purchase online)
$30 (at the door)

This is an event that you don’t want to miss!

New Year, New Moves, New Classes

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Happy New Year VYB community!  You spoke, we listened.  We’re bringing you new classes and styles to explore, and added an additional night each week for classes.  Below is a taste of what’s to come.  Stay updated each week using our online class schedule!

Tuesdays

  • Urban Moves (Beginners)
  • Salsa (Beginners)
  • Jazz Funk (Intermediate)
  • Hip Hop (Int/Adv)

Fridays

  • Salsa (Intermediate)
  • Contemporary Jazz (Int/Adv)
  • Hip Hop (Int/Adv)
  • Hip Hop (Int/Adv)

 

 

The Twenty Twenty Master Class – Lyle Beniga

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WHAT:

The Twenty Twenty Master Class Series – Lyle Beniga

WHEN:

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

  • Master Class 7:30pm-9:00pm
PRICE:

$25 (CASH ONLY AT THE DOOR)

Pre-register: http://twentytwentyworkshoporlando.weebly.com/

LOCATION:

RhythmX Studio (4081 LB McLeod, Ste. A, Orlando, FL 32811)

EVENT INFO:

VYB Dance in conjunction with Spectrum Entertainment, BNGA, and RhythmX is proud to present: The Twenty Twenty Master Class Series – Lyle Beniga

Lyle Beniga is coming to Orlando making a stop on the Justin Timberlake tour and will be teaching a master class.  This is a special event like none other.  No one will want to miss this opportunity to train and learn from Lyle Beniga.

Lyle’s credits include: Justin Timberlake, Usher, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Christina Aguilera, and more!

***PRE-REGISTER TODAY TO SECURE YOUR SPOT 
(Please note: There is a $1 convenience fee for Pre-Registration)

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Master Class with CrossBreed

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WHAT:

Master Class with CrossBreed

WHEN:

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

  • Master Class 7:30pm-9:00pm
PRICE:

$15

LOCATION:

VYB Dance Studio (1608 North 24th Street, Tampa, Florida 33605)

ARTIST BIO:

April Ross and Nova Jay are both young eccentric individuals that are talented beyond words! Together they go as “CrossBreed” where they collaborate on their talents and create masterpieces. April Ross is a professional dancer, model, and makeup artist and Nova Jay is a professional dancer and model as well and photographer.  Between the two they have quit the resume.  April is a trained dancer in all styles since the age of two and a former NBA Orlando Magic Dancer. Not only did she kill the court floor with her dance moves but she also has performed for the Maxim Magazine Super Bowl Party, Fantashique, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, Nike, Goldwell Hair, Verizon, the Outback Bowl Party,  Tampa Bay Buccaneers, member of the Miami Knockouts, and Premio lo Nuestro with artist Pitbull, Chino y Nacho, and Elvis Crespo.  April not only demands a stage but also a camera, she can be caught doing film work such as Papa Johns, Dillard’s, and Party City commercials. Print work as a model includes Capezio, Champion Sports Wear, RedBull, Nike, and Miami billboards for a up and coming artist Renegade Foxx.  Nova Jay is self taught and started dancing professionally when he booked his very first audition to tour with OutKast at the age of 14! Soon after experiencing life on the road he then toured with Sean Paul and Nina Sky.  Nova Jay has also worked around Florida in the theme parks Busch Gardens and Disney World. He has also been caught on television performing on MTV’s TRL, Music Awards, Made, and the original season of Americans Best Dance Crew with Enigma from Tampa. Not only had Nova Jay been a huge success in the dance industry but also trained and taught as a cheerleader of 5 years and trained in China as a 2nd degree black belt  in martial arts. The future for the two together is truly endless! Stay tuned and catch what this POWER COUPLE has to come as “CrossBreed!”

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Master Class with GEO (Christian Castillo & Ben Faustino)

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WHAT:

Master Class with GEO (Christian Castillo & Ben Faustino)

WHEN:

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

  • Master Class with Christian Castillo 7:30pm-8:30pm
  • Master Class with Ben Faustino 8:30pm-9:30pm
PRICE:

$15 / two classes

LOCATION:

VYB Dance Studio (1608 North 24th Street, Tampa, Florida 33605)

CREW BIO:

With backgrounds coming from U4ria Dance Company and Apocalypse Dance Troupe, Ben Faustino and Christian Castillo are a part of GEO currently fundraising to compete in World of Dance New Jersey on November 9, 2013.

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