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FLY Dance Company

The Gentlemen of Hip-Hop

January 1, 2016

“Pops and locks set to Bach!” — The New York Times

Labeled an artistic phenomenon, FLY crosses street dance with classical choreographic principles. FLY’s concerts are clean-cut, wholesome artistry designed to cross all audience boundaries – young and old, men and women, sophisticated and unsophisticated – with pieces combining styles and cultures to reflect contemporary Americana.

 

“Witty, challenging, and athletic, “Cookin” took street dance into the performing arts theater, once again pushing the boundaries of contemporary art.”
Daily News – Anchorage, AK.

This ain’t no ordinary lacy-fingered, twinkly-toed dance troupe.” —
Houston Press

About FLY

Fly Dance Company is an all-male theatrical Hip-Hop dance company based in Houston, Texas. The company is known for its high-energy performances with clever staging to a variety of music including classical, jazz, pop, hip hop, experimental, drumming, and live sound effects.

Musical selections include Edgar Meyer, Leonard Bernstein, Earth Wind & Fire, Debussy, Michael Jackson, Nat King Cole, Aphex Twin, Vivaldi, and James Brown.

Labeled an artistic phenomenon, FLY crosses street dance with classical choreographic principles. Their technique is hip hop – very creative, gymnastic, and highly masculine. FLY’s concerts are clean-cut, wholesome artistry designed to cross all audience boundaries – young and old, men and women, sophisticated and unsophisticated – with pieces combining styles and cultures to reflect contemporary Americana.

What people are saying...

Witty, challenging, and athletic, “Cookin” took street dance into the performing arts theater, once again pushing the boundaries of contemporary art.
Daily News — Anchorage, AK.

Finally, there was something deeply gratifying about seeing four guys together, dancing for the pure joy of it. They combine unquestionable mastery with a raw style, and that’s a hard and valuable thing to find nowadays.
— Orange County Register

“They understand the true essence of Hip-hop Dance Theater. Their work bridges worlds, promotes harmony of cultures. Committed to the preservation and dissemination of Street Dance culture, ‘The Sons of Texas’ my AKA for FLY Dance Company has made an everlasting mark on the world.” — Rennie Harris, Director and Professor of Hip Hop Dance

“FLY has a strong desire to inspire, educate, and thrill everyone they meet is very evident and much appreciated.”—Palm Theater, Telluride CO

This ain’t no ordinary lacy-fingered, twinkly-toed dance troupe. These FLY guys are tough, with a streetwise, sideways charm; and they know how to move, too” —
Houston Press

If FLY ‘s description caused apprehension, its performance turned out to be transparently pure.” — Orange County Register.

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Official website: www.flydancecompany.com