13-14 July 2019
What is taking place?
Embrace the Hype is taking place at Redland Performing Arts Centre. This event will be a KOB and EBS Qualifier as well as workshops from our amazing teachers from around the globe.
Kwame "Wave" Osei
a.k.a. Kid Eyex, Organiser of EBS Krump World Championships
Flying in from Germany Kwame Osei is one of the founders of the "European Buck Session" the Krump world championships. As one of the pioneers of the Europen community he is known for creativity, attention to detail and style. In the past Kwame has worked in commercial productions, video clips, live shows, tours and animated television programs showing his versatility as an artist. Last year we were lucky enough for him to trust us with the Australian Qualifier of the world championships and he was very impressed.This year will be his first time coming to Australia and we are excited for him to see our talent and our people first hand.
Junichiro "Twiggz" Sato
a.k.a. Young Style Ripper, Organiser of King of Buck (KOB)
Twiggz is a pioneer of Japanese Krump. He was entrusted by Tight Eyex (One of the creators of Krump) with the future of Japanese Krump and he has been building a bridge between Japan and the world. Twiggz fam is the greatest Krump family in Japan and focuses on innovation and power. Twiggz has won many events around the world in both the commercial and underground scene. He's quite a versatile artist and is also a credited actor and model. In his travels he strives always strive to bring his own culture to the table and loves the opportunities he has received with Krump. Embrace the Hype will be seeing him in person for the first time in 2019 and we cannot wait!
This year Embrace the Hype is opening up even more doors for dancers. We will be partnering with three events around the world and they are listed below.
European Buck Session (EBS) Krump World Championships
Held in Germany, Embrace the Hype will be offering free flights and free entry into the event as a prize for the winner of the EBS Australia Qualifier.
King of Buck (KOB)
Held in Tokyo each year, Embrace the Hype will be offering a flights and free entry into the event as a prize for the winner of the King of Buck Australia Qualifier.
Saturday 13th of July
3 pm - First Workshop - (Surprise Teacher)
4 pm - Second Workshop - Twiggz
6 pm - Third Workshop - Kid Eyex
*MEAL BREAK/REST BREAK*
7 pm - KOB Qualifier
Sunday 14th of July
4pm - EBS Qualifiers