Meet Bom funk's performance squad


Specialist Troupes/Crews:

J Squad, Australia is Bom Funk Dance Studio's International touring team. In 2016, J Squad travelled to Hong Kong where they performed at Hong Kong Disneyland, Ocean Park & at Stanley Markets. 

The team is currently planning for another tour estimated to be in mid 2019 to Paris!!

For more information about Bom Funk's overseas touring opportunities or to assist with fundraising, please visit our page: Overseas Tours


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High Kix Cabaret is Bom Funk’s open age Troupe specialising in Cabaret & Broadway Jazz. High Kix dancers learn traditional Can Can technique from Former Moulin Rouge Dancer, Kym Degenhart. The girls have performed at numerous fundraising and community events including Stomp Rotary International Latin Fundraiser Balls, Ray White Real Estate Heart Foundation Fundraiser, Canberra Raiders Football games,  Ausdance ACT Dinner & as special guests in the show, Youth.  

High Kix have competed and placed in a number of competitions including Dancelife Unite, Follow Your Dreams, Showcase & Kids Artistic Revue. A number of the members also performed in Hong Kong with J Squad, Australia in 2016.   In 2015, High Kix placed 2nd (only 0.5 points off 1st) in 104.7 Skyfire's Got Talent. Original member Siobhan McCullagh has since made the top 20 in Moulin Rouge audition process in Melbourne & Sydney and will commence a professional dance career in 2017 dancing on Celebrity Cruises. 

For more information, High Kix have their own page: High Kix Cabaret

Students in this Troupe must participate in a minimum of 2 hours of dance training/week but are recommended to participate in at least 4 dance classes/week to maintain flexibility, strength and technique. Students must attend High Kix Training/Fitness sessions & High Kix choreography sessions. 

High Kix Cadets: New in 2017, High Kix Cadets is a training program to establish skills and technique for potential future High Kix Cabaret dancers. It is aimed at students aged 13yrs+. This is a development squad focused on training technique & it is not intended as a performance Troupe. Students are recommended to attend a variety of other dance classes to complement this class so as to further develop technique, strength & flexibility. 


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Tap Kix is Bom Funk’s open age Tap crew for Pro/Am Tap Performers aged 14 years+.  Tap Kix has performed at a number of events including Floriade, Step into the Limelight 2015 & 2016, JDRF Gala Ball, Olivia Lambert Foundation Fundraiser show and as special guests at numerous School and Dance studio performances. 

For more information, Tap Kix have their own page: Tap Kix

Members of this crew are recommended to attend Senior Advanced Tap to maintain technique. Tap Kix train with the Tap Attack Oz syllabus & Open technique.

crews:

J4 Crew was established in 2014 and at the time formed the largest all-male Hip Hop crew in Canberra. This unique crew choreographs all their own work and specialise in Entertainment for all types of audiences. J4's crew manager is Bom Funk Director, Kym Degenhart.

J4 Crew are leaders for Bom Funk's 'Boys in Dance Specialist program encouraging boys to Dance.

For more information, J4 Crew have their own page: J4 Crew

Members of this crew must participate in a minimum of 3 hours of dance training/week.

J-Side is Bom Funk's Senior Advanced 'Girls Only' crew. 

The J-Side girls have performed at many events in NSW and ACT including local fetes and Christmas Carols, Floriade, Champions Tour, Bounce Music Festival, Dance for Olivia Fundraisers, have attended the Australian HipHop Championships in Melbourne and in 2013, toured to U.S.A performing at Disneyland & Universal Studios. In 2016 they competed and placed in a number of competitions including Dancelife Unite, Follow Your Dreams, Kids Artistic Revue, Roar Skills, Showcase, Elite International & Battlegrounds. 

The J-Side girls are like a family unit who work hard, push each other to be their best and have a huge passion for dance.

For more information, J-Side Crew have their own page: J-Side Dance Crew

J-Side is Bom Funk’s Open Girls Hip Hop crew for female students. Students in this crew must participate in a minimum of 3 hours of dance training/week. Students must attend JSide & Senior Combined Crews Training/Fitness sessions along with a choice of at least 1 other dance class/week.

J-Crew was established in 2014 to cater for the increasing number of advanced dancers at Bom Funk Dance Studio.  It is Bom Funk's mixed Hip Hop crew for male & female students. J-Crew compete in several competitions and at events throughout the year.

Students in this crew must participate in a minimum of 3 hours of dance training/week. Students must attend JCrew & Senior Combined Crews Training/Fitness sessions along with a choice of at least 1 other dance class/week.

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Bom Squad is Bom Funk's explosive Young Guns Crew (under 15 years) and are a competitive comp crew established in 2015 for boys and girls. They received 2nd place in Battlegrounds in their first year of competitions and have gone on to win 1st place at Dancelife Unite Canberra 2016 & ranked 1st out of all styles for U14yrs small troupes at Kids Artistic Revue in 2016.

Students in this crew must participate in a minimum of 3 hours of dance training/week. Students must attend Bom Squad & Senior Combined Crews Training/Fitness sessions along with a choice of at least 1 other dance class/week.

Established in 2014, J4 Junior is Bom Funk Dance Studio's Junior/Intermediate Boys Crew and J4 Crew's 'younger brothers.'

Rehearsals are always loud and energetic as the boys experiment with their tricks and improve their dance skills. 

J4 Junior form an integral part of the 'Boys in Dance' Specialist program offered at Bom Funk Dance Studio. The program encourages boys to try dance as a means of fitness, expression, exercise and support. The program uses J4 Junior crew leaders and older male role models such as those in J4 Crew, to encourage the next generation of boys into the world of dance and physical fitness.

Students in this crew must participate in a minimum of 3 hours of dance training/week. Students must attend J4 Jnr & Senior Combined Crews Training/Fitness sessions along with a choice of at least 1 other dance class/week. A number of these students are also members of JKix - Bom Funk's BBoy Crew.

JKix is Bom Funk's specialist BBoy Crew and consists of male students aged 10 years+ Rehearsals are always vibrant, fun and very sweaty as JKix work on their tricks, battles and jams. 

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Students in this crew must participate in a minimum of 3 hours of dance training/week. Students must attend JKix Training along with a choice of at least 2 other dance classes/week. A number of these students are also members of J4 Jnr.

Bom Funk Mega Crew (also known as Assemble Monster Crew) was established in 2014 to promote the increasing number of advanced dancers at Bom Funk Dance Studio. It is a combination of senior dancers from other Bom Funk Crews. 

Bom Funk was lucky enough to have Neale Whittaker and James Barry from Phly Crew ('Australia's Best Dance Crew' title since 2009, 'Australia's Got Talent' Semi Finalists and 'So You Think You can Dance' top 30) choreograph their first competition routine. The Crew learnt the entire routine in one 8hr session. Two weeks later, the crew debuted at the Australian Dance Crew Championships as a showcase item. The Crew placed first at the Canberra Battlegrounds Qualifiers in August 2014 and were awarded Most Popular Dance Crew and Best Musical Arrangement. In 2015, they placed 2nd in the Monster crew division at Battlegrounds & at Elite International in 2016. In 2017, Dylan Mahoney and Jesse & Joel Rasmassen will be choreographing a set routine for the crew during a 4 hour workshop. 

Bom Funk Mega Crew training is already combined into Senior Crew's training & fitness schedule. Student's must participate in this as part of their other crew's requirements.

TROUPES:

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Established in 2015, Diamonds is Bom Funk’s open age Troupe specialising in the styles of Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical & Musical Theatre. In 2016, they competed and placed in a number of competitions including Dancelife Unite, Follow Your Dreams, Showcase, Elite International  & Kids Artistic Revue and performed at numerous community events. A number of the members also performed in Hong Kong with J Squad, Australia in 2016.   

Students in this Troupe must participate in a minimum of 4 hours of dance training/week. Students must attend Diamonds & Senior Combined Troupes Training/Fitness sessions along with a choice of at least 2 other dance classes/week. 

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Established in 2016 Jewels is Bom Funk’s Intermediate Troupe specialising in the styles of Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical & Musical Theatre for dancers 14 years and under (age on 1st Jan). In 2017 the Troupe has been further divided into an U12 Troupe, U14 Troupe & a Jewels combined Troupe. Jewels Combined Troupe develops technique, fitness and performance skills for students who then perform in large group routines. In 2016, Jewels competed and placed in a number of competitions including Dancelife Unite, Follow Your Dreams, Showcase, Elite International  & Kids Artistic Revue performed at numerous community events. A number of the members also performed in Hong Kong with J Squad, Australia in 2016.   

Students in this Troupe must participate in a minimum of 4 hours of dance training/week. Students must attend the Jewels Combined Training/Fitness session along with a choice of at least 3 other dance classes/week. Ballet, Jazz &/or Contemporary classes are recommended for technique development. 

Combination Crew/Troupes:

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J-Pod & Gems is Bom Funk Dance Studio's youngest combined Troupe & Crew specialising in the styles of Hip Hop,  Jazz, Contemporary & Musical Theatre for dancers 8-10 years. The crew was developed to give junior students an opportunity to perform and develop their crew skills so that they can one day be a part of Bom Funk's more senior crews and troupes. J-Pod members also had the opportunity to perform at Disneyland & Universal Studios in L.A in 2013 & at Disneyland Hong Kong in 2016.

J-Pod & Gems love to dance, have fun & most of all, perform!

Students in this Troupe must participate in a minimum of 2 hours of dance training/week. Students must attend their designated Jpod/Gems training along with a choice of at least 1 other dance class/week.

Newly established in 2017, Topaz is Bom Funk’s combined Troupe & Crew specialising in the styles of Hip Hop,  Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical & Musical Theatre for dancers 12 years and under (age on 1st Jan). Students will participate in a number of competitions and community performances throughout the year. 

Students in this Troupe must participate in a minimum of 3 hours of dance training/week. Students must attend their designated Topaz & Junior Combined Troupes Training/Fitness sessions along with a choice of at least 1 other dance class/week. 

Newly established in 2017, Rubies is Bom Funk’s combined Troupe & Crew specialising in the styles of  Hip Hop,  Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical & Musical Theatre for dancers 10 years and under (age on 1st Jan). Students will participate in a number of competitions and community performances throughout the year. 

Students in this Troupe must participate in a minimum of 3 hours of dance training/week. Students must attend their designated Rubies & Junior Combined Troupes Training/Fitness sessions along with a choice of at least 1 other dance class/week.