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Culture Shock Dance Troupe (The Kennedy Center)

Culture Shock Dance Troupe

Culture Shock, Washington, D.C. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles, physical fitness, and community involvement through the power of Hip Hop music and dance. Culture Shock dancers are trained in Hip Hop and American Street Dance by national and international dance instructors who introduce new and exciting choreography at our weekly company classes. In a world where style and music are constantly changing, Culture Shock choreography remains innovative and unique, resulting in a troupe of individuals who express Hip Hop in a style all their own.

Watch Past Performances

National Dance Day 2013 7/27/13: National Dance Day 2013

The Kennedy Center and Dizzy Feet Foundation present a free, day-long celebration featuring performances by Dizzy Feet Foundation, Culture Shock, Manzari Brothers, and others, plus interactive dances, dance lessons, and the resurrection of the well-loved “Dancing Under the Stars,” with Grammy Award–winning Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra for a sultry summer salsa dance party. For schedule and information, visit the National Dance Day event page.

National Dance Day 2013

The Kennedy Center and Dizzy Feet Foundation present a free, day-long celebration featuring performances by Dizzy Feet Foundation, Culture Shock, Manzari Brothers, and others, plus interactive dances, dance lessons, and the resurrection of the well-loved “Dancing Under the Stars,” with Grammy Award–winning Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra for a sultry summer salsa dance party. For schedule and information, visit the National Dance Day event page.
Culture Shock and Mini Shock 11/1/08: Culture Shock and Mini Shock

One cutting-edge, community conscious, hip hop dance company performs after the Multicultural Children’s Book Festival with both adult and youth dancers.

Culture Shock and Mini Shock

One cutting-edge, community conscious, hip hop dance company performs after the Multicultural Children’s Book Festival with both adult and youth dancers.
Culture Shock Dance Troupe & The First Rays 5/30/07: Culture Shock Dance Troupe & The First Rays

The Culture Shock Dance Troupe combines hip-hop dance, breaking, popping, locking, and spoken word to bring audiences to their feet. The First Rays, based in Arlington, Virginia, culls influences from classic rock, roots reggae, drum-and-bass, punk, hip-hop, blues, and funk to form its dynamic sound. In cooperation with Filipino Young Professionals-DC (www.fypdc.org).

Culture Shock Dance Troupe & The First Rays

The Culture Shock Dance Troupe combines hip-hop dance, breaking, popping, locking, and spoken word to bring audiences to their feet. The First Rays, based in Arlington, Virginia, culls influences from classic rock, roots reggae, drum-and-bass, punk, hip-hop, blues, and funk to form its dynamic sound. In cooperation with Filipino Young Professionals-DC (www.fypdc.org).

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