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Dope Girl Movement

 
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SOLD OUT!
We have reached our maximum capacity for HOUSE PARTY. We hope you'll join us for our next performances at Bumbershoot Aug 31st & Sept 1st!
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Feel the raw hip hop pulse of summer at Dope Girl Movement's immersive dance experience -- located at MOB Studios, a gritty 100 year-old warehouse turned recording studio in SODO. Come dressed ready for DJ sets, dancing, drinks, bites & cute surprises.

Fri, July 12th
7:00-10:00pm
@ the iconic MOB Studios
624 South Lander St, Seattle 98134
21+ only event

Featured dancers:
Kisha Vaughan, Kristen Grace, Grace Masaoka, Zahra Masaoka, Jade Jordan, Avery Gardner, Jenna Summerfield, Kearia "Keke" Duncan, Analisa Murray, Cameron Boyd, Miyana Williams, Jane Brazeau, Rogelio Lozano & Lacey Lemon.

All funds will directly support Dope Girl Movement's mission to create platforms to showcase the artistic essence of hip hop dance, celebrating its uniqueness while providing local hip hop dancers visibility and professional opportunities. Thank you for your support!

HOUSE PARTY is sponsored by Bumbershoot, Easy Street Records, lululemon & MOB Studios.

Kisha Vaughan, Dope Girl Movement Creative Director

Dope Girl Movement’s mission is to elevate and redefine perceptions of hip hop dance within Seattle’s cultural landscape. We create platforms to showcase the artistic essence of hip hop dance, celebrating its uniqueness while providing local hip hop dancers visibility and professional opportunities. Our vision is to honor hip hop dance's culture as a creative outlet for self expression and identity for marginalized urban populations and, in doing this, to challenge established notions of hip hop dance as “street level” and lacking skill. Hip hop dancers deserve the same level of professional opportunities and support as other forms of dance in our community. Dope Girl Movement’s goal is to raise the art form’s profile by providing local hip hop dancers compensated opportunities to perform in professional settings with comprehensive production support. We also advocate for fair wages to help hip hop dancers live, work, and thrive in our community.

Donations will directly support two projects produced by Dope Girl Movement in 2024 -- an immersive hip hop dance experience called HOUSE PARTY on July 12th at MOB Studios, a recording studio located in Seattle's SODO neighborhood -- and a new hip hop roaming dance installation for Bumbershoot Arts & Music Festival on Aug 31 & Sept 1. Compensating our diverse squad of talented Black/African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQIA+ artists involved in these projects for their time and expertise is our top priority.

We are also seeking donations of items, services, gift cards, and packages to use for raffle prizes, VIP goody bags, and silent auctions for our upcoming BOOTIES & BOTTLES fundraising events. BOOTIES & BOTTLES is a joy-filled night of dancing, drinks, and fun. The highlight of each event features Dope Girl Movement's Creative Director, Kisha Vaughan, teaching the attendees a dope hip hop routine.