“As a mutant my power is to project a sequence of images through my body that tells an elaborate story to music. The power to storyboard / ballet / jazz / African / contemporary / bruk up / flex / boogaloo.”- Storyboard P. Continue reading
Storyboard P makes his performing debut in the UK at Breakin’ Convention at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London. This Bessie Award winning artist showcases his unique style of movement, he has named Mutant. Continue reading
Storyboard P makes his performing debut in the UK at Breakin’ Convention at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London. This Bessie Award winning performing artist showcases his unique style of movement, Mutant combined with his impressive narrative quality. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
Storyboard P, a stranger in Sweden, a documentary film about Storyboard P, the Bessie Award winning dancer that New Yorker Magazine described as “the Basquiat of street dance“ will have it’s world premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest in the United Kingdom on Saturday June 11th. To celebrate the occasion Storyboard P will perform live accompanied on piano by composer Douglas Dare. Continue reading
By Walter Rutledge
On Wednesday July 15 The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), announced the nominees for the 2014−15 season at its annual press conference. For the second consecutive year the Gibney Dance at 280 Broadway hosted New York City’s premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field. Two 2015 awards, Juried Bessie Award and Outstanding Emerging Choreographer were presented at the press conference. Continue reading
Storyboard P has pushed street dancing in a darker, more mature direction of urban storytelling he calls Mutant. The twenty-three year old Brooklyn dancer combines jarring feats of contortion, pantomime, floating footwork and simulated levitation. His choreography, most of it improvised, has a wide range of influences: Jerome Robbins, especially his work in West Side Story; the Nicholas Brothers, whose acrobatic tap-dancing routines amazed Fred Astaire in the nineteen-forties; and, above all, Michael Jackson. Continue reading