URBAN GROOVE SCHEDULE
BRITTANY WILSON - LYRICAL HIP HOP
Brittany joined the crew in 2006, and has danced in a studio for the majority of her life, while picking up the opportunity to teach classes for 5 of her years there. She has had experience performing in an array of events, including sports half-time shows, fundraisers, youth conferences, street festivals, church events, and musical performances. She has choreographed for and performed in a Michael Jackson Tribute show, and has had the opportunity to travel nationally and internationally to perform and facilitate workshops. She has attended workshops and learned from professional choreographers, such as a few from the popular TV show "So You Think You Can Dance". Her goals are to travel more while sharing her passion for dance as well as the love of Jesus with more people around the globe. Brittany’s style is described as street, with groove-funk foundations, and with some wacking and locking influences.
KIMBERLY DEE - STREET
Kimberly Dee joined the crew in 2008, coming from a smaller crew located in Lethbridge, Alberta. She has had many opportunities to organize and to facilitate workshops and events, and has performed in numerous locations around North America. She has danced in show openers and back up for numerous rap and R&B artists and choreographed for and performed in a Michael Jackson Tribute show. She has taught and performed in advanced hip hop in a studio for multiple years, winning awards for her choreography and performance execution. Kim’s passion for dance comes out of a conviction that Christians do not have to be mediocre, but instead can have excellence, precision, and creativity to bring to the table along with ministry. Her style has been described as grunge, groove-funk, and prophetic storytelling. She also has experience in popping and waving, locking, house, stepping, tutting, and old school.
RAELYN HARRISON - FUNK
Raelyn founded Continual Surrender in 1997, and since then has had numerous opportunities to perform and facilitate workshops and other events locally, nationally, and internationally. She has been a backup dancer for various rap and R&B artists, danced background in the movie “Lullaby for Pi”, has choreographed for and performed in a Michael Jackson Tribute show, and taught hip hop in a local studio for multiple years. Many hours of her time have been given to training youth and young adults in dance, and helping other groups around Canada build their own dance teams. Raelyn's desire is to always be growing and exploring the limitlessness that dance and creativity brings. Her passion lies with using those skills to open doors throughout all spheres of society and to see lives transformed as they encounter God’s love and His presence. She describes her style as street, with experience in popping, locking, breakdancing, house, wacking, R&B, and Old School.
KIRK LOPEZ - R&B
Kirk Lopez joined CS in the fall of 2010. He has been hooked on dance ever since seeing a trailer for the old dance movie “You Got Served”. He expresses himself best through freestyle, and has had plenty of experience being creative in front of a variety of audiences in schools, churches, on the streets, and at different workshops. He has had the opportunity to take workshops from some renowned choreographers, such as a few from the popular TV show “So You Think You Can Dance”. His heart for dance lies with the opportunity it brings to be a blessing to the audience, with a high emphasis put on his heart for youth.