Venue Details

81 Star Starred
Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Cal State LA
On the north side of campus off Circle Dr. 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032
323-343-6600
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Reviews & Ratings

25 ratings
4.8 average rating
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S. Craig Red Velvet
266 events
105 reviews
19 stars
attended Feb 04 2007

SIMPLY INCREDIBLE-SHOULD BE ON BROADWAY!!!!!!!!!!!!

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20 events
6 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 02 2007

It was a really fun event. My kids loved it.

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Website

http://www.luckmanarts.org/eventdetail.php?eventid=156

Quotes & Highlights

“has the power to leave an audience slack-jawed and utterly blown away” –Los Angeles Daily News

Description

Based on true stories of struggle, hope, and triumph, Groovaloo is part A Chorus Line, part Bring in ’Da Noise, Bring in ’Da Funk. The show is an insider’s view of the diverse lives and stories of The Groovaloos, driven by dance, music and spoken word. The 14-member cast, an eclectic group of renowned freestyle and hip-hop dancers, reveals what it’s like to be “in the circle” and will inspire everyone to celebrate his or her own true passions.

Groovaloo is conceived by Bradley “Shooz” Rapier and Danny Cistone, directed by Danny Cistone and choreographed by The Groovaloos. The book is by Bradley “Shooz” Rapier, with poetry written and spoken by Charlie “Vzion” Schmidt. Original music is by J. DigzDeep, Timeless Tracks, Stacey Quinealty, Linney, Trent Dean, Siamese Sister, Adam Rayner and Slick Dogg.

The Groovaloos, a Los Angeles-based group, have been energizing audiences with their exceptional talent and infectious spirit since 1999. They have been seen on So You Think You Can Dance?, The Wayne Brady Show and in You Got Served. Individually, cast members have appeared with Gwen Stefani, Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Usher and Janet Jackson, among others. The members of Groovaloos are Bradley “Shooz” Rapier, Charlie “Vzion” Schmidt, Keeley “LockNKey” Kaukimoce, Alison “Al Star” Faulk, Edmundo “Poe One” Loayza, Steven “Boogieman” Stanton, Affion “Oskamill” Crockett, Teresa “RagDoll” Espinosa, Jules “Lady Jules” Urich, Richard “Steelo” Vazquez, Lindsey “Outthere” Blaufarb, Randy “DJ Wish” Bernal, Oscar “Double O” Orosco, Raynen “Rainen” Paguio, “JD” McElroy and Ivan “Flipz” Velez.