News By Tag
News By Location
"THE WONDERTWINS" Prepare For Their 2015/2016 International Tour
"THE WONDERTWINS" Billy & Bobby Mcclain Will Show The World Their Mesmerizing Hip-Hop Dance Style In 2015
By: THE WONDERTWINS
The identical twins, from Boston, Massachusetts have spent the majority of their lives living and breathing the world of dance. They began their careers at the young age of ten, when they were asked to be a part of Boston's first professional street dance crew, called "The Funk Affects." At that time, they were already supporting acts behind hip-hop icons Run DMC, KRS One, LL Cool J, EPMD & SLICK RICK, just to name a few.
Eight years later, they decided to rebrand themselves as "THE WONDERTWINS" which proved to be a successful undertaking, given their long list of accomplishments that have unravelled before them ever since.
Accomplishments in their repertoire include:
~ Good Evening Magazine with Tanya Hart, 1984
~ Amateur Night at the Apollo Theatre, not just once, but an astonishing six time winners in 1988
~ BOBBY BROWN's UK/USA "Don't Be Cruel" tour in 1989, as tour dancers
~ Good Day New York with hip-hop icon MC Lyte and R&B legend Regina Bell
~ Blockbuster film "Purple Rain" co-star APOLLONIA KOTERO's UK tour in 1991, as tour dancers
~ Jerry Lewis' UCP telethon with New Kids on the Block and Mark Wahlberg, 1992
~ NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, as the creative team of choreographers behind the 'Magic Summer" tour in 1993
~ National Television - The Jenny Jones Show, in 1995
~ "Pioneers of Hip-Hop Dance" Award recipients, presented by Yandje Dabinga & Origination at Boston's Northeastern University in 2012
~ MAURICE HINES JR's sold out shows "Club Harlem" live at the Apollo Theatre, as featured dancers in 2014
~ NBC NEWS, featured with with Apollo Theatre executive director Mikki Shepard, 2014
~ DANCE MOGUL MAGAZINE, featured in the #1 Urban Dance Magazine, 2014
~ The Arts Fuse online magazine, where they were the featured interview by Debra Cash, 2014
~ Jacobs Pillow Unreal Hip Hop Dance Festival and Tap the Yard 2 at Martha's Vineyard where they are headliners, 2014
Their piece "Broadway to Hip Hop", 2014, has been reviewed several times, and continues to receive more glowing recommendations.
They have also been Directors of "Project Rise" Summer Enrichment & Performing Arts Camp for 18 years!
Quite a list, but it doesn't end there!
"THE WONDERTWINS" are ready to take their show back on the road with an 8 country tour, as they were the first recipients of the Dance Expo's "Hip-Hop Ambassadors" program!
The tour will begin in October 2014 in Durban, South Africa, with stops in Riocentre, Brazil, Lagos Nigeria, Dublin Ireland, Atlanta Georgia USA, Durban Dwazulu-Natal, Tokyo Japan and lastly, Shanga/Nepali in January 2016.
They are more than ready to take the world by storm and show their mesmerizing Hip-Hop dance style!
Follow them on Social Media: http://about.me/
Kellie Leigh, #ArtistsUnited
Page Updated Last on: Jul 22, 2014