Because You Should Know: Buddha Stretch

Much has been said about the different styles of dance in our scene – popping, locking, tutting, waving, bboying, house, wacking / punking, choreography, the list goes on.  However, we shouldn’t forget, at the heart of everything – dance is dance.  Check this out:

Buddha Stretch was one of the pioneers for choreography as we know it today.  He was the very first choreographer to teach hip-hop in a mainstream dance studio – New York’s Broadway Dance Center – in 1989.  (Longer than many of us have been alive!)  Dancers of his generation weren’t confined to one style, and that’s what made them great.

“Do what the music dictates… That’s what defines me, the MUSIC…”

Buddha Stretch’s Bio @ BDC


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    pD_style is a site originally conceived by the minds of Tai Nguyen and Myron Merced for the promotional and informational happenings to the community of the Project D Dance Troupe -- its dancers, members, friends, and family. The site, since its humble beginnings, has evolved to include an informational outlet about the East Coast Dance Scene and its continual progression on top of your Project D news.

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