All troupes are committed to creating fresh, innovative choreography to keep the organization at the forefront of the hip-hop dance community. The company melds urban hip-hop dance and break dancing to create its own brand of style. Our world-renowned Culture Shock troupes have brought their groundbreaking hip-hop moves to stages all over the world. They’ve made a splash at SeaWorld, went global at World of Dance, stomped across MTV Studios, just did it at Nike, set it off on NBA and WNBA courts, brought their game to ESPN, and dropped some bling at Las Vegas’ MGM Hotel & Casino. The troupes bring great value and depth to the artistic and cultural scene in their respective cities.
Culture Shock inspires and empowers diverse members of our communities to achieve artistic and personal excellence by providing innovative and progressive training, development, and performance opportunities in the art of hip-hop dance. The organization provides intensive dance training for youths and adults alike. The elder Culture Shock dancers also mentor the younger troupe members and promote self-confidence and a positive body image. In addition, Culture Shock offers scholarship programs for up-and-coming dancers.
Culture Shock began its youth-outreach efforts by performing in schools to inspire and entertain future generations. Now outreach is one of the organization’s main tenets, with members teaching D.A.R.E. programs and giving complimentary performances to community and nonprofit groups. Many of our troupes offer an alternative to street life by providing a rewarding activity, instilling confidence, and creating a positive and accepting environment where people can flourish.