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EMPOWERING DANCERS,
BUILDING A LEGACY.

The Drop is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization. EIN # 85-2381590

WHY STREET DANCE?

Many street dance forms have roots in underserved communities emerging as a form of expression and cultural identity. They served as powerful means for empowerment, and community-building, allowing marginalized groups to reclaim their narratives and find strength through dance. Learning these dance forms enables young people to gain advantages in various areas of their lives...

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  • Community Connection

  • Youth Empowerment

  • Health & Well-Being

  • Cultural Preservation

  • Inclusivity & Diversity

  • Skill Development

  • Education & Outreach

OUR VISION FOR THE FUTURE
  • Establish a stable and diversified funding base to ensure the financial sustainability of the dance studio over the long term. 

  • Plan for the expansion or improvement of studio facilities to accommodate a larger student body.

  • Invest in ongoing professional development opportunities for dance instructors.

  • OrganIze large-scale community dance events, performances, or festivals that showcase the talents of the studio's dancers.

  • Provide FREE classes for all by removing the financial barriers for individuals who may otherwise be unable to afford dance.

PROGRAMS

OPEN DANCE CLASSES

Providing regular dance classes tailored for different age groups and skill levels for the community.

COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS

Periodic workshops open to the community, introducing participants to other professional 

street dancers outside of our community.

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

Creating platforms for dancers to showcase their talents through local performances and events.

PRO TEAMS

Creating a professional setting for participants to receive advanced training aimed at fostering their professional growth.

OUTREACH

Providing free or subsidized dance programs as well as spreading knowledge and awareness at community events.

INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT

Giving opportunity for current dancers to observe, learn and acquire teaching skills from our existing instructors.

ACHIEVEMENTS

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  • Studio has been operational since 2011

  • Performing/competing in and out of state for 11 years!

  • USA Hip Hop International Megacrew Champions!

  • Developed a strong and positive reputation nationwide.

  • Maintained Diverse Repertoire and Culture Representation

  • Established a strong community impact and media presence

  • Hip Hop International 2015 (Gold Medalist)

  • Hip Hop International 2016 (Silver Medalist)

  • Hip Hop International 2017 (Gold Medalist)

  • Vibe XXI 2016, 2017, 2023

  • Arena LA 2018

  • U of A Fan Fiesta 2019

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NEWS
 

KAOS WEEKEND 2024

PHX, AZ

Our teams had a successful weekend at

KAOS Dance Convention/Competiton.

Weekend started off with 4 of our groups placing FIRST at the competition and then 2 days filled with workshops provided by some of the industries finest choreographers like Lyle Beniga, J-Blaze, Diana Matos and more.

We're thankful for all those that contributed to our teams with moral support and donations to make this event attainable for these dancers.

AWARDS

1st PLACE - SOLO - LIANA S.

1st PLACE - SOLO - JAYCEONA R.

1st PLACE - DUO - ELLAH O. & ALISA C.

1st PLACE - LINE - THE DROP FAM

HIGH GOLD - GROUP - THE DROP YOUNG1NS

PLATINUM - SOLO - AUDRINA M.

DROP FAM

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DROP YOUNG1NS

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JOIN OUR MISSION

Become a sponsor to assist us in uplifting our community through street dance.

We are pleased to announce that our nonprofit organization offers tiered sponsorship packages to potential partners. These customizable sponsorship options allow businesses and individuals to choose the level of support that aligns with their philanthropic goals and marketing objectives. From exclusive event sponsorships to promotional opportunities across various platforms, our tiered packages ensure that sponsors receive meaningful recognition while contributing to the success of our mission. Join us in making a positive impact on the community by exploring the sponsorship tiers available and becoming a valued partner in our endeavors.

FUNDERS
SPONSORS
& CONTRIBUTORS

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Thank You For Your Support

Angela E.  -  Carolina S.  -  Neel J.  -  Raquel C.  -  Lindsay T.  -  Justin C.  -  Susan S.  -  Neeraj S.

Danielle H.  -  Ana H.  -  Nancy W.  -  Noelle S.  -  Vicki S.  -  Dirck C.  -  Frank T.  -  Kay B.  -  Erica D.

Thinh P.   Aaron O.  -  Melissa B.  -  Alyana D.  -  Alex Q.  -  Garrett L.  -  Charles L.  -  Luz D.  -  Lupe D.

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