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ELEMENTS COLLECTIVE

EVENTS - PERFORMANCES - WORKSHOPS

ABOUT

Elements Collective are regarded as one of Australia’s leading hip-hop dance companies. They have become pioneers in the hip-hop entertainment and education industry in Australia and share a passion to inspire creative & innovative work within the community. Elements Collective continue to push for a unique, professional and new direction for hip-hop dance & culture within Australia.

 


SERVICES WE PROVIDE:

EVENTS
- Casting
- Talent & event management
- Concept development & theming

WORKSHOPS
- Facilitators & programming
- Supply teachers for studios & schools
- Competition & specific choreography
- Mentoring
- Community development

PERFORMANCES
- Choreography and creative development
- Performers
- Entertainment
- Touring Productions (M.I.N.D.E.D / Goldie & the 3 B-bears)

                MULTI- AWARD WINNING DANCE COMPANY
                 Elements Collective's production of M.I.N.D.E.D was the winner of Adelaide Fringe Festival
                  "BankSA Best Dance" & "Weekly Best Dance" Award at their premier season in 2017.

ABOUT US:

Elements Collective are across all the elements of hip-hop culture and provide professional Performers & Artists to suit your needs. 

Elements Collective run a weekly open breaking (b-boy/b-girl) session, international guest workshops and public events ensuring a place exists for local artists to develop new skills across all the elements of hip-hop.

Working closely with diverse community organisations around QLD, Elements Collective provides workshops, program facilitation and mentorships for at-risk and disadvantaged youth. They also place expert teachers in external dance studios and local schools to provide a high quality of dance education.

Elements Collective are leading the way in the genre of hip-hop dance theatre in Queensland by supporting local artists through creative development and the support and presentation of new and innovative dance works. 

The directors, dancers and other artists involved with Elements Collective all share the passion to inspire creative and innovative work in the dance community and are constantly pushing for a unique, professional and new direction for hip-hop dance in QLD.

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CLASSES: Elements Collective currently run over 20 classes per week through their external teaching programs at dance schools around Brisbane including: Mater Dei Dance, Impact Performing Arts Academy, Cranfield School of Dance and Universal Dance Company to name a few.

WORKSHOPS: Elements Collective supply professional choreographers and teachers to schools, studios and community organisations around Australia.
Elements Collective have a implemented a unique and successful syllabus for Hip-hop / Street and Break dance classes throughout QLD and a widely known throughout Australia for their award-winning facilitators, many of whom have represented the country on world level events.

PERFORMANCES: Elements Collective are Brisbane's premier hip-hop dance company, not only are they well known for their representation in Australian hip-hop culture, but also known for having a huge list of experienced , versatile and talented performers who create exclusive and exciting entertainment for sporting teams, corporate showcases, demonstrations, promotional work, film, TV and advertising.

PRODUCTIONS: Elements Collective create exciting, innovating and new hip-hop based dance theatre. With a cast of some of the best street dancers in Australia, Elements Collective currently have 2x touring shows: Goldie and the 3 B-bears (Kids Dance Theatre) and M.I.N.D.E.D (multi-award winner). Both productions are available for seasoned residencies, touring and festivals.

SERVICES WE PROVIDE:
- Workshop Facilitators
- Casting
- Talent & Event Management
- Regular Dance & Acrobatics Teachers for studios & schools
- Exclusive Choreography and Creative development
- Programming
- Mentoring
- Performers
- Entertainment
- Touring Productions (M.I.N.D.E.D / Goldie & the 3 B-bears)
- Event Management & Concept creation.

Founded as an agency for performers & teachers in 2008, Elements Collective physical studios officially opened doors in September 2010.
Elements Collective are actively involved in Brisbane hip-hop community hosting regular classes as well as community & schools programs, events, workshops and performances.

Studio Space
Elements Collective is run from the CUPO venue at 17 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley.
Studios are available for hire through www.cupo.com.au or by emailing bookings@cupo.com.au

Management
In 2010 Elements Collective was independently founded by Leah Tilney (B-girl Flix) and as of 2016 Sammie Williams was welcomed as a company Co-Director.

The original idea for Elements Collective evolved through the collaboration of founding members:

  • Leah Tilney (B-girl Flix)
  • Tom Horn (Tom Thum/ Born Fresh Records)
  • Conan Whitehouse (Photographer / Fre Agentz Crew)
  • Joe Mackay (Eloquence – The Winnie Coopers)

Involvement
Elements Collective has a growing list of facilitators and performers that provide unique and exciting work. Focusing on workshops, teaching tours, regional and rural work, live shows, corporate events and many more.