Battle of the Boys

Battle of the Boys

Nov. 4, 2012

There was a time when their music was all you ever wanted, all you ever needed.

So we’re bringing them back – all your favorite boy bands in one glorious, over-the-top dance workshop.

Backstreet’s back, alright, along with N’Sync, New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men, 112, B2K and more. We’ll even blast further into the past with music from the quintessential Jackson 5.

And rest easy, we won’t neglect more recent heartthrobs on the scene, from One Direction to the Wanted (even though some of us are getting a little old to admit that we watch their music videos).

Remember our Lady Gaga Hip-Hop workshop from around this time last year? Well, Philly Dance Fitness president Deborah Hirsch and guest instructor Kimberly Dolan-Hess are teaming up once again to lead this hour and a half long “Battle of the Boys” in late October and early November.

After warming up, you’ll launch into a series of nonstop, easy-to-follow pop and hip-hop routines. No dance experience required – Deb and Kim will break down the moves to longer combinations so you’ll have time to practice before battling it out “on stage.” In boy-band performance tradition, lip-syncing is highly encouraged.

Ages 13 and up. This workshop will only happen twice and space is limited to make sure everyone has room to dance, so grab your tickets online now!

Check out some highlights from our first workshop:

And get psyched for the rumble to come with this classic music video of N’Sync’s “Bye Bye Bye” (And yes, you’ll learn that signature dance move.)

Battle of the Boys Workshop

  • When: Sunday, October 28, 2012 AND Sunday, November 11, 2012, from noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia
  • Cost: $15 in advance ($12 for members) or $20 the day before and at the door. Due to the extended preparation required for workshops, non-members may not use gift certificates.
  • Wear: Comfortable clothes you don’t mind sweating in and dance shoes or “indoor” sneakers. (The Performance Garage does not allow outdoor shoes on the dance floor.)
  • Bring: Water.

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