Asia-Pacific Championships 2018 ... A Weekend to Remember
Wow. November has been a month of many firsts for UDO, which includes welcoming our incredible dancers from the Asia-Pacific to the UDO Asia Pacific Championships 2018 in Chongzuo, China.
The weekend was filled with dynamic performances, inspiring workshops from an internationally acclaimed faculty, and most importantly, the fantastic spirit and passion of the UDO Asia-Pacific street dance community.
One of many memorable moments was this show stopping performance from the Over 18 Ultimate Advanced Champions, Team Genesis from the Philippines! This talented crew also took home $10,000 in cash prizes! Click here to watch their set.
Want to find out how to qualify for next year? Contact us @UDOAsiaPacific on social.
Six Nations fly the flag
On the weekend of the 9-11th November, dancers from the Six Nations of Ireland, France, England, Scotland, Wales and Germany united in Wales to represent their country and compete for the 2018 Six Nations Championship cup.
The Championship saw the introduction of new battle styles this competition year: in house, popping, locking, breaking and hip hop. The energy and talent from our battlers was phenomenal.
Will we see you next year?
UDO North American Hip-Hop Dance Championships.. the countdown begins
There are just 2 weeks left until we’ll be descending on Orlando, Florida to unite the talent from across the North American region. With dancers from America, Canada, Mexico and the Carribean in attendance, this event is sure to showcase an incredible international collaboration of hip hop.
The Championship is founded on our mission of providing a platform for all dancers to showcase their creativity and passion, with first time to elite categories being held in crew, duo, quad and 1v1 Battle categories.
If this wasn’t enough, we have partnered with the IMMABEAST faculty for the Championships as they hold there BABE tour down the hall.
Weekend ticket passes will allow you access to 1 exclusive workshop as part of the IMMABEAST Florida convention. Plus, attendees will have the opportunity to take part in discounted IMMABEAST workshops in their down time.
The faculty line up is as follows..
Willdabeast, Janelle Ginestra, Buddha Stretch, Rob Rich, Peter Pinnock, Taylor Hatala, Maryann Chavez, DJ Marv and MC Raw Swagger.
UDO World Championships nominated for Dance Event of the Year
Last Friday, the UDO team headed to London for the Dance Awards UK. The evening celebrated the dance industry and was a spectacular showcase of the passion, talent, and creativity in the UK dance scene.
We watched a captivating performance from Autism with Attitude, a popping showcase from Mindtrick, and saw UDO faculty Gemma Hoddy put her unique spin on street dance and jazz in her performance.
We would like to congratulate all of the award winners and nominees, including: Synergy for being named Dance Studio of the Year, Omar IMD for Team Choreographer of the Year, Ola Papior for Female Choreographer of the Year and Jonathan Baron who received the Rob Anker award for founding inspirational team Autism with Attitude.
We would also like to thank Dance Awards UK for nominating the UDO World Championships 2018 for event of the year. We feel incredibly humbled and proud to be able to provide a platform for all of our dancers to showcase their creativity and passion.