Pulse in the Community
At Pulse Studios, a big part of our mission is to support and build the Streetdance community, not only within our walls but throughout our city, our province and our country.
2016 Jaimie Hill & Tammy-Lynn Powers Memorial Foundation Scholarship Auditions
13 YEARS & UNDER
Minimum of 2 years-experience and registered at a licensed dance studio.
14 YEARS & OVER
Minimum of 3 years-experience and registered at a licensed dance studio.
Scholarship consists of a written application form and submission of a 30 second to 1 minute video clip. The video clip should show us, in your own creative way, why you love to dance.
APPLICATION SUBMISSION WINDOW OPEN:
Friday, September 30 @ 8:00 am
CELEBRATION OF DANCE :
Saturday, October 22 | 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m
NEW this year; we will be having a Celebration of Dance event on our very own stage, located at the National Music Centre. Scholarship winners will be invited to perform a dance of their choice. Following the performances, scholarships will be presented to each dancer.
*Full details will be provided to the winner prior to event dates.
Scholarship Committee Directors:
Loraine Hill (403-912-3932) or Lois Powers (403-293-6214)
For more information see the website.
Street Style LAB meets Pound it Hip Hop Studio
Monday, August 21 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
Location: Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
Kids Camp, Classes, Panel Discussions, Jams, Battles and Cultural Exchange
Register at www.pounditdj.com. Check out Facebook for more details.
Ontologic Presents: THE WOOKIE PARTY
Saturday, July 29, 2017
It's that time of year again to let loose and party like a Wookie. If you came to last years event you know it was a dope party....and if you missed it...you missed out.
Date: Saturday July 29, 2017
Location: Local 522, 522 6 Avenue SW
Time: 10 pm - 2 am
· Grimrock (Opening Party DJ)
· Twizzie Ramos (Emcee)
· Infamous Ray (Turnableism DJ)
· Rubix (Emcee)
· Fuji Frank (Emcee)
· Disoriental (Party DJ)
· Big Poppa Pump (Closing Party DJ)
· $20 July 17-July 29 (week 2-3)
· $30 = At the door if there are any left over
*A limited number of ticket will be sold for this event
Pulse Studios, 110 10 Ave NW
*Ticket quantity limited
Extra party activities:
· 2 vs. 2 Beer pong
· 1 vs. 1 Flip cup or time challenge
*Purchase of an alcoholic beverage may be necessary to play
ontologic presents: Line of Champions | Crew vs Crew Breaking + 1vs1 Popping Battle
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Last year was hype, let's keep building on that crew concept. Whether you are a small crew of 5 or a large crew of 10, an established crew or a brand new crew, all original members or a mixture of members, LoC is the jam to encourage western Canada to come and rep.
We also rented a second room to host a 1vs1 popping battle to give spectators some variety and to also build the popping scene.
Date: Saturday July 29, 2017
Location: Evergreen Theatre, Main Office - #2, 1709 8th Ave NE
· Above Ground
· Under Ground
· Street Parking In Community
· 11:30 am = Doors Open
· 12:15 pm = Battles Start
· Crew vs Crew
· Minimum 5 members (Minimum payment, you can enter with less members if you dare)
· Maximum 10 members
· 1 vs 1
COMPETITORS ADMISSION COST:
$20/person - or - Min $100/crew - or - Max $200/crew
SPECTATOR ADMISSION COST:
· $15 = General admission
· $5 = Children 10 years and under if parents want to utilize the 'Kid Zone' run by volunteers
· $5 = Non Profit Organizations that work specificaly with children and youth (please contact Ontologic in advance)
· Free = Children 10 years and under if they are just watching the battles
· Disoriental (Grim Reminder)
· Rooty 1 (Floorwookies)
· Miguel (Unknown Elements)
· Ryan J
· Beni J
· Tintin - Original Rudes/Albino Zebrah (Calgary)
· Fleau - Sweat Technique (Montreal)
· MN Joe - Knuckleheads Cali (Minneapolis)
· SkinnyDonut - Beatkillers (Edmonton)
· Wonderbread - HeavyHittaz (Vancouver)
*Ties will be determined by scoring system
PRIZES *may go up*
· Breaking: Crew vs. crew, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your crew name and list of crew members
· Popping: Comment on Facebook here with your popping alias, crew name (if applicable) and city you are from
For more information, check out Facebook.
ontologic & the breaks yyc present: Breaking workshops with Fleau & MN Joe
Friday, July 28 at 6 PM - 9:15 PM
Bboy Fleau - Sweat Technique (Montreal)
Bboy MN Jo - Knuckle Heads Cali (Minneapolis)
Take a workshop or 2 (recommended to take both) from these two dope bboys. Both come from different experiences but they know how to think outside the box and keep things difficult. These two are excited to share their knwoledge and experience to our scene.
· Fleau (90min)
Take a look at different philosophies/concepts and apply them to various transitions, moves and even battle strategies.
· Mn Joe (90min)
Explore ins and outs of powermoves and how to track your learning process through sensory acuity
Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
Time: 5:30pm Doors open // Signups // Warm Up
6:00pm Fleau workshop (90min)
7:45pm MN Joe workshop (90min)
9:15pm workshop ends and everyone goes to PULSE for ANTE UP!!!
Location: Calroom and Country Dance Studio (121 17 Ave NE)
*Just off Centre Street, across from the Safeway
$25 = 1 workshop
$40 = 2 workshops
*Ontologic coupons are NOT accepted
(Max. 30 participanes per workshop)
SIGN UP & get more details on Facebook here.
Breaks YYC Deals and Subsidy
· $5 off If you took BOTH Piecez and Puzzles' workshops
· $10 off if you took BOTH Piecez and Puzzles' workshops + Phil's workshop
*Please contact us BEFORE the day of the workshops to confirm your previous participation.
Stay connected with The Breaks YYC to hear about any deals or subsidy opportunites to take workshops. If you sign up for Fleau and MN Joe's workshop, there is a good chance you will earn a deal on the next set of workshops.
The 4th street lilac festival
Sunday, June 4 at 10 AM - 6 PM
Each spring, thousands of attendees come out to enjoy the unique and pedestrian friendly 4th Street venue, offering an array of musical talent, artisan vendors, quality entertainment and some perfect people watching.
At the Lilac Festival, there is an activity made for all ages. This could mean a jump in the bouncer for the kids, discovering a great new band, choosing a perfect summer patio or searching for a trendy fashion; there is no shortage of things happening.
The 4th Street Festival Society works diligently to provide an ideal environment for new and emerging local musicians to showcase their talents. There are six stages hosting over 30 performances throughout the day, offering artists exposure to an often brand new audience. A recent new addition to the event programming includes the "Underage Stage", which promotes Alberta's youth in support of their bright future in music.
4th Street is host to over 500 vendors that vary from artisan crafts, to imported wares, to community organizations.
The 4th Street Lilac Festival looks forward to another great year, hosting the best and brightest in Calgary's cultural community!
Extra credit highschool streetdance competition
Friday, May at 5 PM - 10 PM
It’s Back! The 4th edition of Extra Credit Highschool Hip Hop Competition.
Every year dancers have been upping their game! Extra Credit brings together dancers from all over the city to showcase their love for dance, music, team spirit and school pride! Highschools from all over the city go head to head and leave everything on the dancefloor. Each school dance team will showcase their BEST most creative dances all for a chance to put their school name on the EC Championship Trophy as well as a chance to support their chosen charities.
The freestyle battles to follow are just as exciting! This year the freestyle categories are: 2v2 All Styles and 1v1 Breaking competition! An incredible night celebrating dance, music, people, and local talent! Bring your friends and family!
For any questions or details email email@example.com or join the Facebook event.
i can dance auditions
Sunday, April 30
I CAN DANCE is Calgary's first cross-cultural dance audition! Contestants can join as solo dancers or groups. There is no limitation on genres of dance. Everyone gets to shoot a cool dance video! $1000 cash prize and Music Video Opportunities available!
old to the new: breaking battle
Saturday, April 22 at 11:30 AM - 6 PM
Old to the New is an annual 2 vs. 2 breaking competition. This is one of the few breaking competitions in Calgary that provides a stage for kids and youth to compete along side peers similar in age, experience and skill level. The last 3 years we have included older and more experienced dancers to be paired up with younger dancers through a random draw, to create a mentorship opportunity during the battles. This years format there will be 2 separate categories.
· 2 vs. 2 | 12 year old & younger battle
· 2 vs. 2 | 13 year old & older lottery battle
Any and all skill levels are welcome. This event has been the perfect first competition for new comers to experience and compete in.
all styles united hiphop battle
Sunday, April 9 at 1:30 PM
All Styles United Hiphop Battle is your chance to represent your dance style. Whether it be Breaking, Popping or other urban street styles, you will be eligible to compete against other passionate dancers for a cash prize, but more importantly to gain respect.
Our judges are known to hold their own in battles and have been active in the Alberta Dance Community through battling, teaching or performing. Pulse Studios very own, Tara Wilson will be one of the judges!