10 important points before watching Breaking at The Olympics
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by bbetter
2w ago
Table of Contents Important things to know before watching Breaking at the Olympics A Brief History of Breaking What ISN’T Breaking? Why isn’t it ‘Breakdancing’? So what does the ‘Break’ in ‘Breaking’ mean? Breaking Moves – The Terminology What’s the difference between a Cypher and a Battle? Judging Body – What and Where? The Physical Quality Mind – How and Who? The Artisitc Quality Soul – Why and When? The Interpretive Quality B-Girls Is Breaking a ‘Sport’ or an ‘Art’? Why is Breaking coming to the Olympics now? Who’s going to win? In conclusion Important things to know before ..read more
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TinMan’s Birthday Battle! Join on May 9th 2019!
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by bbetter
2y ago
  To celebrate the birthday of B-Better director, Damien, we’re throwing our first ever dance battle! On the evening of May 9th at the newly refurbished Favela nightclub in Camden, attendees can compete in 1 vs 1 breakin’ and 2 vs 2 All styles, with cash prizes up for grabs!   Our Judges on the night include: Kloe Dean Julia Cheng Kofi Mingo B-Boy Manny Sun Sun   DJs include: D Bo Optimus Funk   And the host is the birthday boy, Tinman   Tickets are now on sale here and those that purchase in advance will receive a special welcome video for the event. Come and ..read more
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Archie Burnett Old Way Vogue Workshop – In Pictures
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by bbetter
2y ago
Last month we hosted a workshop with Grandfather of The Iconic House of Ninja in Old Way voguing. Here are some pictures from the evening with Archie Burnett! Thank you all for joining us, and stay tuned for our upcoming workshops in June, where we plan to go bigger!   ..read more
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Manifest Nation at The National Theatre! (Gallery)
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by bbetter
2y ago
http://www.b-better.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/VID-20180830-WA0008.mp4 We are super-proud to announce that our squad, Manifest Nation, were special invited guests to perform at the National Theatre this week in an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Pericles. Asked to create a waacking-influenced piece, the guys workshopped a number of ideas and created a truly explosive piece. They adopted the role of a race they called ‘Thanetians’, who could be recognised by their gold outfits, regal mannerisms and hand gestures. Below is a program which Tinman attempted to get signed by several other gues ..read more
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No Tears Left To Cry – Manifest Nation (video)
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by bbetter
2y ago
Our pro squad, Manifest Nation, just released their summer video entitled, ‘No More Tears’. This piece choreographed to Ariana Grande’s ‘No Tears Left To Cry’ by T Damien Anyasi, features Angelika and Mok as our feature characters. We also introduce new faces Esme, Alexandra, Macaulay and Marcella in their first video with the squad. Tell us if you enjoyed the project and why! The video can also be found here on YouTube. Stay tuned for more news on our developing squad. We are proud ..read more
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30 important dancers in HipHop history
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by bbetter
3y ago
Who makes the list of important dancers? November is Hiphop History Month and here at B-Better we usually celebrate by sharing Social Dances through history. This year we showcased 30 of our favourite dancers from different eras who have had an impact on our community, the HipHop dance world or the world at large. Here are the rules of the list: Everyone present on the list has had an impact somewhere, which we’ll discuss in each case Your favourite dancer(s) may not be on here. It doesn’t mean we don’t think they’re dope – we can only fit 30 people. Someone you don’t like may be on the list ..read more
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Generation’Z – A Show by Macaulay Nicholson
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by bbetter
4y ago
How Macaulay Nicholson’s Generation’Z unified our minds On January 20th, Manifest Nation‘s Macaulay Nicholson curated his first dance platform, Generation’Z, with support from London Studio Centre. This may not seem a great feat until you consider these important points: Macaulay graduated in 2019 Mac has, essentially, just graduated. His work ethic and relationship with the school and industry peers stood him in great stead when he suggested the dance show. It may be hard to fathom that a new graduate could manage a project of this nature, but Macaulay does not shy away from challeng ..read more
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