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FREE WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

Rain Crew and Church Street Neighbourhood Keepers presents a week of free drop-in dance classes, dance battles and open practice spaces at 35-37 Church Street, NW8 8EU.

FREE WORKSHOPS

WEDNESDAY 25.10.17
1pm – Breaking with Haseeb Chilly Hearn
2.15pm – House with Issac Baptiste
3.30pm – Afro Beats with George ‘Unkle Tc’ Dukz
4.45pm – 90s Hiphop with Kofi Mingo

6.00pm – 8.00pm Jam session with Live Music


THURSDAY 26.10.17
1pm – Waacking with Sam Lu
2.15pm – Bikutsi with Cori D Billy
3.30pm – Break a Sweat (Fitness) with Mitchel Doosty Taunton
4.45pm – Locking with Jessie O’Reilly

6.00pm – 8.00pm Hustle jam lead by Negus David Bennie


FRIDAY 27.10.17
1pm – Breaking with Perry Howell
2.15pm – Krump with Warren Gordon Scott
3.30pm – Hiphop with Sharifa Tonkmor
4.45pm – Popping with Kerim Keezy Peerthy

6:00pm – 8:00pm – OPENSTYLES BATTLE 1ON1
Dancers are judged on their ability to engage the music regardless of the style they choose to use.

Judges: Sharifa, Jessie, Special K
Prize: £100
Dj: Duval Dbo Williams

SHOPROCK BATTLE
Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned battler, all are invited to compete in the Shoprock battles. Dancers will battle it out to for the number 1 spot and cash prize. Please post your name on our Facebook Event Page  if you’d like to compete or drop us a message via info@raincrewuk.com.

StopRockShop. Free workshops, events and battles.
StopRockShop. Free workshops, events and battles.

Break-A-Sweat a Breaking Inspired Fitness Class

Rain Crew presents a new breaking inspired fitness class led by Mitchel ‘Doosty’ Taunton every monday 7pm at The Arc Centre in Angel (98 St Paul Street, N1 7DF)

What is Break-a-Sweat?

Break-a-Sweat is a full body calisthenic workout with exercises designed to increase fitness and health through functional athletic movements in dance.

This workout not only helps you to look great but allows you to explore and develop the strength, technique and agility necessary in hip-hop and breaking.

Whatever your level or experience this class is a combination of hard-work and fun offering each person the opportunity to explore their own potential while pushing you to your limits.

https://www.thearccentre.org/ for more information

STOPROCKSHOP Church St 30th June – 2nd July 2017

Rain Crew and Church Street Neighbourhood Keepers presents a weekend of free drop-in dance classes, dance battles and open practice spaces for residents of the Church Street area. We’ll be bringing people together to compete and witness some of the most exciting dancers around.

FREE CLASSES AND BATTLES

(more available on the day)

FRIDAY 30.06.17
3:00pm – Breaking Beginners (6-12 years)
4:00pm – Break’N’Build Fitness Class with Mitchel Doosty Taunton
4:00pm – Hip Hop with Tanaya Ice
5:00pm – Waaking with Sam Lu

30/06/17 – 6:00pm-8:00pm – HIP HOP BATTLE 1ON1
Hip hop Judges: 1. Ice  2. Sharifa 3. Clara

SATURDAY 01.07.17
11:00am – Rhythm and Groove (under 5s)
12:00pm – House with Frankie Jplague
1:00pm – Breaking with Haseeb Chilly Hearn
3:00pm – Hip Hop with Sharifa Tonkmor

01/07/17 – 6:00pm-8:00pm – OPENSTYLES BATTLE 1ON1
Dancers are judged on their ability to engage the music regardless of the style they choose to use.
Openstyles Judges: 1. Jonathan 2. Paris 3. Paleta

SUNDAY 02.07.17
1:00pm – Krump with Warren Gordon Scott
3:00pm – Popping with Lee ‘Rikoshay’ Putman
4:00pm – Locking with Jessie O’Reilly

02/07/17 – 6:00pm-8:00pm – BREAKING BATTLE 1ON1
Breaking Judges: 1. AJ-47  2. Si Rawlinson 3. Chilly

SHOPROCK BATTLE
Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned battler, all are invited to compete in the Shoprock battles. Dancers will battle it out to for the number 1 spot and cash prize. Please post your name on the event wall if you’d like to compete or drop us a message via facebook or info@raincrewuk.com.

Stoprockshop - Rain Crew Chruch Street Flyer Back! Free weekend of dance battles, workshops and classes

TICKETS

LOCATION

StopRockShop, 35-37 Church Street, London NW8 8ES

Rain Summer Jam 2017

On Saturday 15th July 2017, Rain Crew and The Red Lion join forces once again for the Rain Summer Jam 2017 x Elements. As part of a festival of graffiti, DJs, and MCs bringing together the most exciting dancers around to compete in the Breaking Masdanza UK Qualifier and Openstyles battles.

Film: Tadao Production | www.tadaoproductions.com
Event Production: www.raincrewuk.com | www.masdanza.com
Host: Perry P-Star Howell, Warren Wild-G Gordon-Powell
DJ: Adil KhanFu aka Bubbalicious Brown
Location: www.theredlionleytonstone.com
The Red Lion, 640 High Rd Leytonstone, London E11 3AA

Rain Summer Jam 2017 - The Red Lion, 640 High Rd Leytonstone, London E11 3AA - Rain Crew

BATTLE CATEGORIES

BREAKING MASDANZA UK QUALIFIER WINNERS | LB & Khanage (SMAC 19)

Tearing up the floor, Smac19 defeat Breakin Nest’s Echo and Weigh-V in one of the most exciting Rain Jams finals yet. After a grueling battle B-Boys LB and Khanage secure victory and the top prize.

Rain Summer Jam 2017 | Breaking Masdanza UK Qualifier x Elements (Red Lion Leytonstone) by Critters and Friends

Winners LB and Khanage (Smac19) will be representing the UK at the Breaking Masdanza world finals battle in Gran Canaria (Spain) with 2000 Euros up for grabs.

2ON2 BREAKING MASDANZA UK QUALIFIER - Rain Crew

Judges: Gabriel Ma | B-Girl Roxy | Marius IR Mates

OPENSTYLES WINNER  | ARTFUL D
Rising star Duane Jordan Collins member of Rain Crew, Boy Blue Ent, Future Formalities and Krump fam Wild immersed himself in the music, facing off all opponents to take the win. Dancers were judged on their ability to engage the music regardless of the style they choose to use.
http://raincrewuk.com/open-styles-the-concept-explained/

Rain Crew Summer Jam 2017 | Breaking Masdanza UK Qualifier x Elements (Red Lion Leytonstone) by Critters and Friends

Judges: Julia Cheng | Tanaya Ice | Gianna Gi

HIGHLIGHTS

Photos by Critters & Friends 2017

(27 hi-res Images – click image for slideshow gallery)

Youtube Battles Playlist

Even More Photos by Critters & Friends 2017

(27 hi-res Images – click image for slideshow gallery)

Rain Summer Jam 2017 - Photos by Critters & Friends

Featured Acts included Mystro, Matman, Ty,  The Nextmen,  145.

Rain Spring Jam 2017: Thursday 6th April 2017

Thursday 6th April 2017 | Rain Spring Jam 2017 | London (UK) https://www.facebook.com/events/371202486565798

Now in it’s 3rd year, Rain Spring Jam is the first of four events that we’ll be hosting in 2017 celebrating the start of a new year with the aim of bringing dancers together to practice battling, calling people out, and having some fun.

Please post your name on the event wall if you’d like to compete or drop us a message via Facebook or info@raincrewuk.com.

CONTENTS:

Battle Categories
Judges
Hosts
DJ
Location
Tickets
Contact
Past Champions
FAQs

BATTLE CATEGORIES

  • 1on1 Breaking
  • 2on2 Hip-hop and Popping

Please post your name on the dance events wall if you’d like to compete or drop us a message via facebook or info@raincrewuk.com.

List of competitors published in the pinned post on the Facebook event page

JUDGES

Breaking
  1. Clint Sinclair (Rain Crew)
  2. Razzle Roc (Smac19)
  3. Wolf
Hip-hop and Popping
  1.  Sharifa Tonkmor (Rain Crew / Daughters of the Dragon)
  2. Duke (UMA)
  3. Breaks (Monsters)

HOSTS

Haseeb Chilly Hearn (Rain Crew)
Simon Mid Air Lee aka SML ( Soul Mavericks)
Perry P-Star Howell (Rain Crew

DJ

Khan Fu (MDK)

LOCATION

Centre Stage Studio, 1 Gurney Road, London E15 1SH

CLOSEST TRAIN STATIONS

Maryland Station (Overground)
Stratford Station (Central Line, DLR, Jubilee Line, Overground) : Take 257 or 69 bus

CLOSEST BUSES

257, 69

TICKETS

CONTACT:

www.raincrewuk.com
info@raincrewuk.com
Twitter: www.twitter.com/raincrew
Instagram: www.instagram.com/raincrew
Facebook: www.facebook.com/raincrewuk
YouTube: www.youtube.com/raincrew1

PAST CHAMPIONS

2016

Winter
2on2 Openstyles: Sunni & Ice (145)
1on1 Breaking: Sunni (Soul Mavericks)

Autumn
Under 16s Crew: Grounded UK
Openstyles: B-Family
Breaking: Spin and Sunni (Soul Mavericks)

Summer
Grounded UK: Jukebox vs Grounded UK | Under 16s Crew
Shaadow & Chase: Nitro & Future vs Shaadow & Chase | All Styles
Hawk & Eugene: Hawk & Eugene vs Gabs & Izaak | Breaking

Spring
Rome & Manny: Nathan & Daz vs Rome & Manny | Batman and Robin | Rain Crew Spring Jam 

2015

Spring
NathanKelan vs Nathan | Under 16s 1on1
IzaakIzaak vs Zampa | 1on1 

Summer
GravelWill vs Gravel | Under 16s
Spaghetti: Spaghetti vs Ichiban Sam (MDK) | 1on1

Autumn
Izaak & Amaan: Tyrell & OneTwo vs Amaan & Izaak | Batman & Robin
Sharifa: Lorena vs Sharifa | All-Style Finals

Winter
Daz & Gravel: Daz (Gully Squad) & Gravel vs Izaak (Soul Mavericks) & Tal | Batman & Robin

FAQs

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

No, all ages are welcome

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes you can transfer your ticket to someone else but unfortunately tickets are non-refundable

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can either bring a printed ticket or show your e-ticket to enter

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable

The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?

Yes

Can I enter the competition?

Yes, simply send us an email info@raincrewuk.com or post on our eventpage: Rain Spring Jam 2017 | London (UK)