Break into Summer

The Mellon-funded 5th Element Project presents free workshops in Bboying/Bgirling, Graffiti, Music Production, Popping, and more on Saturday October 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Young Ballroom and the Dance Studio on Boyer.  Join guest artists for a panel discussion on Hip Hop culture from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., then return for Break into Summer, a 2 v. 2 Bboy/Bgirl crew battle, from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m., with dance party to follow.  Guests from across the U.S. and Canada will be here to teach, perform, and share their knowledge.  Please see our event page for details, check out our social media, and email Peter de Grasse at degraspg@whitman.edu or Eric Hamilton hamiltew@whitman.edu to sign up.

Sincerely,
Peter de Grasse

Event Schedule

Please note this schedule is subject to change.

FRIDAY OCTOBER 1
Young Ballroom at Reid Campus Center:
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Bboying/Bgirling Workshop with Palmer [for experienced Bboys and Bgirls]
7:00 p.m. Liaison Pairs Meeting with Toranika Washington and Peter de Grasse

SATURDAY OCTOBER 2
Young Ballroom at Reid Campus Center:
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Animation [a West Coast street dance style] Workshop with Kristina N-B
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Graffiti Workshop with King Khazm, Angel 179
11:30 - 1:00 p.m. Bboying/Bgirling Workshop with King Reds and Bboy Louie

Dance Studio on Boyer:
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Music Production Workshop with Rodney Outlaw
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Popping [a West Coast street dance style] Workshop with Bloom

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break

Young Ballroom at Reid Campus Center:
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion on Hip Hop Culture with Bloom, King Reds, King Khazm, Suzanne Morrissey, Rodney Outlaw, Angelina Villalobos, Toranika Washington

3:00 p.m. Doors open for battle
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Break into Summer 2 v. 2 Bboy/Bgirl crew battle with DJ Disast3r on the decks. Judges: King Reds, Luis, Vital. Exhibition battle: Palmer and TBA guest. Dance party to follow.

PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY. STUDENTS ENTER FREE WITH ID. GENERAL ADMISSION TO BATTLE AND DANCE PARTY $5. TO SIGN UP FOR WORKSHOPS CONTACT PETER DE GRASSE degraspg@whitman.edu or ERIC HAMILTON hamiltew@whitman.edu

REID CAMPUS CENTER IS A NON-SMOKING VENUE. NO WEAPONS, NO ILLICIT SUBSTANCES, NO ALCOHOL WILL BE PERMITTED AT THIS EVENT.