BCITY REPS DANCE STUDIO
Bcity Reps is a Hip Hop Based Dance Studio located in Brockton, MA. The studio specializes in the elements of Hip Hop, breakdancing, Step, Afro-Caribbean, Contemporary, and performance skills. BCity Reps’ mission is to build confidence, motivate, keep our youth active in the community, and educate our students about the hip hop culture.
In 2016, BCity Reps was created by MTVs Americas Best Dance Crew Contestant Kassandra Rateau. Hip Hop has been cemented in Kassandra’s life since her early childhood years. Born in Boston and raised in Brockton, she first began her leadership dance role in 2000 as co-founder of the Brockton High School Step Squad. In 2004, Kassandra transformed her positive energy and knowledge to the professional ranks by joining the Phunk Phenomenon Dance Company.
After 12years with Phunk Phenomenon, Kassandra decided to share her professional dance background to her community and create BCity Reps Dance Studio. BCity Reps consists of Male and Female talented dancers, ages 4 through adults.
Some of Kassandra’s accomplishments include serving as the dance coach for the Boston Celtics Jr. Dance Team (Lil Phunk), dancing for charitable events, opening for singer Miguel, performing at Boston’s #1 Hip Hop Radio Station’s Jamn 94.5 annual concert, Monster Jam, and many high profile corporate events.
Over the years, Kassandra has received numerous awards & medals from renown organizations like Hip Hop International Dance Competition and even placed 3rd on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew- Season 6.
BCity Reps specializes in high energy, Raw Hip-Hop, breakdancing, Step, Caribbean, Afro-Contemporary, Latin and performance skills. BCity Reps is available for performing and teaching at clubs, school/college events, charities, sporting events, Bat mitzvahs, weddings, and all special occasions.
A night out with your friends or family, surprise wedding dance for your wedding day, birthdays, etc. BCity provides private booking for all special occasions
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS:
DANCE STUDIO OWNER / DIRECTOR: Kassandra Rateau
Kassandra specializes in high energy, Raw Hip-Hop, Step, Afro-Caribbean, Step, and performance skills. Kassandra believes in all of her students and always coaches to build confidence, motivation, endurance, precision as dancers and overall athletes.
BREAKDANCING INSTRUCTOR: BBoy Baldi
Baldi has been Breakdancing since he was a child. Baldi has been part of the BBoy Crew Ground FX for 17years and Del Fuego Wolf Pack for the last 5 years. Some of his accomplishments include performing for many charity events, school events, New Balance Fashion Show, Boston Celtics Halftime, two time Red Bull competitor(BBoy Event), and Carnival Cruise Lines-Fantasy , Destiny and Sensation for 3 years. Baldi has received awards from great organizations like Hip Hop International Dance Competition USA BBoy Champions Ground FX Crew.
CONTEMPORARY INSTRUCTOR: Darkia Anderson
Darkia has been dancing since she was 5 years old, and is trained in many styles such as Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Ballet, Hip Hop and Modern. She is currently apart of the dance company called Rainbow Tribe and has been apart of their company for the past two going on three years. Darkia feels very passionate about using dance as a means to heal and express ourselves in an artistic way. She is currently a grad student at Lesley University where she is studying to become a dance/movement therapist with a focus in mental health counseling. Darkia is excited and very much looking forward to working with you all this year.