ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Funk Revolution is a kids & teens dance company and training program that runs like a studio or school, every September through May. Each level, the OGz (Beginner-Intermediate) and the VETz (Intermediate-Advance) meets once a week on Friday for two 1hr classes & every other Sunday for 90min rehearsals over the course of 2 semesters. The kids will take classes in a variety of styles, shoot video content, learn routines to perform in at least 2 conventions/competitions, get the chance to learn choreo from master guest teachers and participate in our Spring Concert at the end of the program.
Our educational focus is in Hip Hop foundational styles, Funk styles, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Vogue & overall commercial dance fundamentals. We preach & practice TECHNIQUE & FOUNDATION over "swag" & trends.
The company was founded & is directed by Eboné VanityZo Johnson, a veteran dancer/actress, choreographer & educator.
Meet the Founder
Eboné "VanityZo" Johnson is a professional dancer, teacher & choreographer based in NYC fluent in Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Modern & Musical Theatre. She's been dancing since the age of 2 & has trained at the Alvin Ailey School, Debbie Allen's Dance Academy, Broadway Theatre Project & The Sarasota Ballet. She started working professionally at 13 years old choreographing a commercial for Nickelodeon's "The Big Help" in 1999 & danced behind Chaka Khan 2001. She was a lead actress in the Hollywood film Step Up 2 in the 410 crew (chor by Dave Scott, Hi Hat, Jamal Sims & Rhapsody James) she danced in the VMA nominated music video Hideaway with Kiesza and toured with her at worldwide music festivals/concert venues including Governor's Ball, Mad Decent Block Party, Madison Square Garden, Staple's Center, Barclay's Center, The JUNO Awards, Future Fest Australia and on the primetime TV shows Late Show w/ David Letterman, Ellen, Jimmy Kimmel Live, & Good Morning America. Ebone danced in the BET Soul Train Awards 2009 Commercial and over the years she has danced behind & in music videos with such artists as The Roots, Ryan Leslie, Pusha T, DMX, Rick Ross, Chaka Khan, Eminem, Ludacris, Warren G, Trey Songz, Kiesza, Diplo & Skrillex, Ciara, Method Man, Red Man, Mary J Blige & more. Ebz has toured internationally as a teacher & choreographer in Tokyo, Hiroshima, Osaka & recently Moscow, Russia for the TV show Dance TNT (Russia's SYTYCD). Recently Eboné has choreographed a Tic Tac TV Commercial, Ads for Kids Foot Locker, taught Musical Theater Dance at the Manhattan School of Music, danced for Lizzo at the 2019 VMAs & choreographed for New Jack Swing originator Teddy Riley for Essence Fest 2019 ft Pharrell, Timbaland, Ginuwine, Blackstreet, Doug E Fresh, SWV, Teyana Taylor & more. She is currently a musical theatre dance professor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
Meet the SZN4 Guest Choreographers!
CREDITS: 40-Year Career & Funk Style Pioneer. Breakin', Electric Boogaloos, Michael Jackson (Thriller, Beat It), Soul Train, Chris Brown, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, The Black Eyed Peas & more...
Commercial Hip Hop
CREDITS: Travis Scott, Lizzo, T-Pain, Jidenna, Janet Jackson, McDonalds, The Brooklyn Nets, The Chicago Bulls
Meet the SZN4 Teachers!
CREDITS: In The Heights (Film), Desus & Mero, Apple iPod Commercial, Netflix's The Get Down, El Show de Christina, Aventura,
Beginning Elements of Vogue, Litefeet
CREDITS: Legendary Max, On Your Feet (Broadway), VH1 Love & Hip Hop, BET 106 & Park, MTV TRL, Nickelodeon Halo Awards, NBC America's Got Talent, Netflix The Get Down & more.
CREDITS: Madonna, Elton John, Cirque Du Soleil, Step Ya Game Up Battle Winner, UK
B-Boy World Championship Finalist, EXPG
Commercial Hip Hop
CREDITS: Lil Nas X, VMAs, All Star Game, MTV, PIX 11.
Updates & Highlights
Tel: (347) 309-6226
Hrs of Availability: M-F 10am-6pm
New York City, United States
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