At Dance For Joy our Hip Hop crew is directed by John Barrella. Crew is by invite and audition. Crew consists of a seperate crew class where technique and choreography is emphasized. Crew also has numerous performance opportunities in the tri-State Area.
A little info about our Crew director John Barrella:
John is the creator and director of DFJ's "Fresh Effects" and "Jr Crew", and of "The ReDEF Movement ", a set of hip hop crews that actively showcase and battle in the hip hop community. Within his
crews, and as an individual, John's work and performances have been featured in and out of state in various NY festivals, half time shows for the NY Liberty and NY Knicks at Madison Square Garden,
Monsters of hip hop, Battle for Your Life, Unity 2009, and much more. Recently, Johns crew has won multiple statewide battles and he was a featured dancer in the music video, "HSKT". Currently , John
is owner of hip hop dance convention, "Soul Sessions" and is collaborating with a member of the New York City Breakers for a performance tour on the history of hip hop.
Johns classes are designed to teach aspiring dancers the fundamentals of hip hop dance as a freestyle art and techniques to master choreography. His goals are to inspire people to be artists and push themselves creatively and positively both in and out of dance no matter what the obstacles are.
Mandatory Dates 2017-2018 and Financial Commitment for Crew:
December 10th- Sea Brook Village Performance 2pm
February 2nd-4th- Beyond The Stars Dance Competition (Millstone, NJ) (Company/Crew Students)
$55 per dance/per dancer
February 11th- POAL Performance at the Algonquin 12pm Dress 5:30pm showtime (Company/Crew Students) $50 Performance Fee
March 9th-11th- Groove Competition (Millstone, NJ) (Company/Crew Students)
$55 per dance/per dancer and $22 Media Fee
PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR BOYS ONLY HIP HOP PAGE BY CLICKING THE LINK ON THE LEFT ABOVE "ADRESS AND CONTACT"!
Dance For Joy
1025 Highway 70
Brielle, NJ 08730
Phone: 732 223-5336
Email: danceforjoyNJ@gmail.com (Please Note email is the best and fastest way to reach us )
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