Nick Power

“What I’m really passionate about is independent dance and it’s the one thing that no other job will let me do” Nick Power
EP 48:
Nick Power is a human, bboy, choreographer and hip hop activist.
We talk about:
  • hip hop culture
  • hip hop connecting community
  • you find places where what you do fits
  • dance literacy
  • “i realised the bow was so foreign” NP
  • how to know if something is wak
  • “i’m always trying to think from the audience perspective” NP
  • “Bboying has it’s vocabulary and i can use it how i want” NP
  • “Bboys don’t care about validation from anyone outside of the culture” NP
  • “cypher is our ritual“ NP
  • “i just hope i give some people some good experiences” NP
  • asking the wrong why or at the wrong point in time
  • why that in this show?
  • limitations of hiphop dance theatre
  • “unless you start at the beginning, the reason to dance is hard to find” NP
cultural frameworks:
  • battling
  • cypherring
  • rock concert
  • theatre
people and groups:

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Matt Cornell is based in the Asia-Pacific region and grew up in Darwin, on Larrakia land. He works through dance, choreography, sound, photography, and discussion to question the arbitrary configuration of systems, and is passionate about overcoming cognitive bias... to ask better questions… to dissolve malignant social narratives.

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