UP Streetdance Club

History

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REPRESENT.INSPIRE.REINFORCE.

"So, whatever you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God" --1 Corinthians 10:31

The UP Streetdance Club is a non-profit organization duly recognized by the University of the Philippines, Diliman. It is the official hip hop dance group of the University. Formed in 1997 by a group of students looking for a venue for creative expression, the UP Streetdance Club is now one of the most prominent dance organizations in the country.

The UP Streetdance Club serves to represent, inspire and reinforce God-centered living by:

  • Developing and initiating ministry programs in and outside the Club
  • establishing Accountability;
  • Nurturing and environment conducive to learning and growth;
  • building up Credible members and leaders with the heart to serve;
  • Embodying Biblical values and Encouraging regular Club Fellowship; and
  • implementing systematic Recruitment and training programs.

Past Events, Tours and Productions

1st Philippine Hiphop Summit ’99: Dance and Movement Studies in the New Millennium (Vanguard Rooftop, 1999)
UP Streetdance Club featuring the Manoeuvers: Dance Away form Drugs (UP Theatre, September 1999)

UP Streetdance Tour, “Philippine Street and Ethnic Concert”, DAEGU International Festival for Traditional Theater (Daegu South Korea, August 2003)
UP Streetdance Tour, “StreetFuzion in Leyte”, (Maasin City Leyte, December 2003)
UP Streetdance Tour, “StreetFuzion in Hinundayan”, (Hinundayan City Leyte, June 2005)
UP Streetdance Tour, “New Year Countdown Concert”, (Ministry of Sound Taiwan, Dec 2005)
UP Streetdance Tour, “New Year Countdown Concert”, (Ministry of Sound Taiwan, Dec 2006)

Street Fuzion 1: Youth Empowerment Through Dance (UP Theatre, 2001)
Street Fuzion 2: Oops! We Did It Again (UP Theatre, 2002)
Street Fuzion 3: 3x Da Funk (UP Theatre, 2003)
Street Fuzion 4: Love Is The Answer (UP Theatre, 2004)
Street Fuzion 5: Chosen Lives…Changing Lives (UP Theatre, 2005)
Street Fuzion 6: Saved (UP Theatre, 2006)
Street Fuzion 7: Back 'N' D Hood (UP Theatre, March 2007)
Street Fuzion 8: Ministry Of Dance (Crossroads 77, March 2008)
Street Fuzion 9: Crossroads (UP Theatre, March 2009)
Street Fuzion 10: Decade Vision Dance (UP Theatre, March 2010)
Street Fuzion 11: Reconnect (UP Theatre, March 2011)
Street Fuzion 12: Word (UP Theatre, March 2012)
Street Fuzion 13: Puso (UP Theatre, March 2013)
Street Fuzion 14: Journey (UP Theatre, February 2014)
Street Fuzion 15: Masterpiece (UP Theatre, March 2015)

Chosen Ground 1 (Bahay ng Alumni, September 2004)
Chosen Ground 2: Manoeuvers Beyond (UP Theatre, 2005)
Chosen Ground 3 (UP Theatre, June 2006)
Chosen Ground 4 (UP Theatre, August 2007)
Chosen Ground 5: Reboot (SM Skydome, 2009)
Chosen Ground 6: Battle Ground Zero (Meralco Theatre, 2010)
Chosen Ground 7: UPGrade (UP Film Institute, 2011)
Chosen Ground 8: Dominate (SM Marikina, 2012)
Chosen Ground 9: Ballin' (SM Marikina, 2013)
Chosen Ground 10: Noise (SM North Edsa Skydome, 2014)
Chosen Ground 11: Taya (SM North Edsa Skydome, 2015

Body & Soul Grooves 1
Body & Soul Grooves 2
Body & Soul Grooves 3 (February 2009)
Body & Soul Grooves 4 (July 2009)
Body & Soul Grooves 5 (February 2011)
Body & Soul Grooves 6 (February 2012)

The UPrising - a Fundraising Show for the 2012 World Hiphop Dance Championship (SM Marikina, July 2012)
The UPrising 2.0 - a Fundraising Show for the 2013 World Hiphop Dance Championship (SM Marikina, July 2013)

Officers

A.Y. 2014-2015

  • Artistic Director/Club Moderator: Von Ace Asilo
  • Faculty Adviser: Dr. Leilani Gonzalo
  • Co-Presidents: JD Eserjose and Miko Monfort
  • Vice President: Ino Rupisan
  • Secretary: Isabel Rivera
  • Treasurer: Rap Oronce
  • PRO: Ria Tagulinao

A.Y. 2013-2014

  • Artistic Director: Von Ace Asilo
  • Faculty Adviser: Dr. Leilani Gonzalo
  • Co-Presidents: Jaime Jaurigue and Carla Castillo
  • Vice President: JD Eserjose
  • Secretary: Jena Fernandez
  • Treasurer: Ino Rupisan
  • PRO: Miko Monfort

A.Y. 2012-2013

  • Artistic Director: Von Ace Asilo
  • Faculty Adviser: Tal Uy-Chan
  • Co-Presidents: George Tongol and Cheska Joson
  • Vice President: Jaime Jaurigue
  • Secretary: Carla Castillo
  • Treasurer: Cari Cruz
  • PRO: Miko Monfort

A.Y. 2011-2012

  • Artistic Director: Von Ace Asilo
  • Faculty Adviser: Tal Uy-Chan
  • Co-Presidents: Ayna Salazar and George Tongol
  • Vice President: Yosh Yoshida
  • Secretary: Cat Angangco
  • Treasurer: Cheska Joson
  • PRO: Kyera-Ann Ylagan

A.Y. 2010-2011

  • Artistic Director: Von Ace Asilo
  • Faculty Adviser: Tal Uy-Chan
  • Co-Presidents: Jared Luna and Binky Jacinto
  • Vice President: George Tongol
  • Secretary: Liza Carbonel
  • Treasurer: Ayna Salazar
  • PRO: Rapha Pineda

A.Y. 2009-2010

  • Artistic Director and Faculty Adviser: Jerome Dimalanta
  • Co-Presidents: Kevin Sta. Maria and Trizza Tolentino
  • Vice President: Jared Luna
  • Secretary: Binky Jacinto
  • Treasurer: Ayna Salazar
  • PRO: Rapha Pineda

A.Y. 2008-2009

  • Artistic Director and Faculty Adviser: Jerome Dimalanta
  • Co-Presidents: Hanna Sollano and Barbie Perez
  • Vice President: Kevin Sta. Maria
  • Secretary: Binky Jacinto
  • Treasurer: Ayna Salazar
  • PRO: Trizza Tolentino

A.Y. 2007-2008

  • Artistic Director and Faculty Adviser: Jerome Dimalanta
  • Co-Presidents: Hanna Sollano and Lyka Arda
  • Vice President: Xernan Alfonso

Members

Special Achievements and Awards

  • Gawad Chanselor Award for Dance Creation, University of the Philippines
  • Gawad Kinetika Award for Best Student Organization and Best Coach from the College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines
  • 3 Time Philippine National Team Representative to the World Hiphop Championships

Competitions

  • 2013 World Hiphop Dance Championship - Megacrew Division (Bronze Medalists)
  • 2012 World Hiphop Dance Championship - Megacrew Division (Bronze Medalists)
  • UAAP Streetdance Competition (Seasons 73&74 1st Runner Up and Season 75&76 Champion)
  • Skechers Streetdance Battle (Years 1/2/3/5/9 Champion and Years 6/7 1st Runner Up)
  • Dancelebration
  • Lactacyd Confidance 2011 (1st Runner Up)
  • National Dance Championships 2012 (1st Runner Up)
  • 3rd International Delphic Games (Show Category- Gold medalist and 3 other individual awards)
  • Clear Black Valentines Dance Competition 2008 (1st Place)
  • Fubu Streetdance Invitational 2009 (1st Place)
  • RX 93.1 Rhythm Street 2009 Stomp Champs

D.A.N.C.E. Scholarship

Dancers Aiming to be Nurtured through Comprehensive Education. With the help of our generous sponsors, the program continues to support the financial needs of underprivileged student-dancers who are presently enrolled in the university.


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See Also

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/upstreetdanceclub
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/UPStreetDanceClub
Twitter: https://twitter.com/upsdc

Affiliations:
The Crew: http://www.facebook.com/TheCrew.1997
Groove Central Studio: http://www.facebook.com/streetdanceauthority