January 2 & 3, 2010 – NEW YORK CITY!
For this ‘custom designed’ tour, a luxury motor coach will take groups through all the most important haunts in Brooklyn to give them a behind-the-scene understanding of this generation’s most important recording artists – where they lived, worked, and talked about in the lyrics of their songs – including the Notorious Biggie Smalls, Jay Z, Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, Mos Def, Big Daddy Kane, Dana Dane and more.
The tour will be capped off with a live Off Broadway Hip Hop dance theater performance of GROOVALOO Freestyle at The Union Square Theater (100 E. 17th St. New York NY). Based on the troupe’s true-to-life experiences as told by the dancers who lived them, GROOVALOO is driven by intoxicating displays of physicality, a vibrant musical score and powerful spoken word poetry. The show’s intertwined stories chronicle the struggles, hopes and triumphs of the 18-member cast. GROOVALOO celebrates the passion and purpose of life while revealing the heart, soul and artistry of freestyle and Hip Hop dance.
Performers in Groovaloo – Freestyle may include Bradley “Shooz” Rapier, Steven “Boogieman” Stanton, Charlie “Vzion” Schmidt, Kendra Andrews, Richard “Steelo” Vazquez, Cristina Benedetti, Jessica Rabone, Mary Jurado, John “JRock” Nelson, Bonita Lovett, Ivan “Flipz” Velez, Philip “Spee-D” Albuquerque, Gabriel Jaochico, Jaime “Venum” Burgos, Anthony Cabaero, D. Sabela “Ovasoul 7” Grimes, Jesse “Casper” Brown, Jon “DoKnock” Cruz, Oscar “Double O” Orosco and more!
GROOVALOO captured the hearts of America when they were the winners of NBC’s “Superstars of Dance.” They have also been featured on Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, and “The Wayne Brady Show.” GROOVALOO is a rare collision of theater, contemporary dance, Hip Hop and freestyle.
Schedule:Meet at 12 noon at a convenient location at the South Street Seaport and Take a Hip Hop Tour with the legendary Ralph McDaniels. The bus will get you to the theater by 2:30pm for for the Groovaloo-Freestyle Mantinee Show at 3pm!
Cost: $90 per person – includes tour and Groovaloo show
All participants attending will receive a fantastic savings of $35 per person for this tour/show. For this time only participants can book this experience for $90 per person – which includes the 90-minute GROOVALOO Freestyle show and the 2-hour HUSH HIP HOP TOUR.
On this tour/show, participants will enjoy: A behind-the-scenes understanding of where this generation’s most important recording artists lived, worked and spoke about, as well as experience first-hand the foundational elements of Hip Hop culture: MC’ing, Dancing, Graffiti & DJing.
HusH Tours has been called, “A Rolling Shout-Out to Hip Hop history. Nothing like it!” and “A Must-See Experience.” by The New York Times and Daily News. Hush Tours has also been covered by Associated Press and United Press International. Televised footage of tours has appeared on MTV, VH1, ABC, NBC, NY1 and BET. For more information: www.hushhiphoptours.com
GROOVALOO Freestyle has received raves and standing ovations nightly. The New York Post cheers, “Take equal parts ‘Fame’ and ‘A Chorus Line’…result? GROOVALOO, an eye-popping display!” and The Newark Star Ledger applauds “infectiously entertaining!.” The Los Angeles Daily News says “GROOVALOO has the power to leave an audience slack-jawed and utterly blown away…I’m still not sure I believe what I saw or that human beings can move with that kind of precision and abandon” and Grammy Award Winner PINK raved “the show is absolutely AMAZING!” http://www.groovaloo.com
Hush Tours: Lisa Vita 917-270-8351
Groovaloo – Freestyle: 212 589-5433
Book directly on line at www.hushhiphoptours.com
or call Zerve to book directly at 212-209-3370