Just Sole

Performing Art – Philadelphia

My name is Kyle Clark. A native of Baltimore, MD. Graduate of UArts \'06. I danced Classically for Philadanco\'s D/2 and training program 2003-2006 and Eleone Dance Theater as a principle 2004-2010. All the while began to study hip hop dance with Moncell Durden in 2004. Then I received the opportunity to do Hip-Hop dance with Rennie Harris Puremovement. I am the Rehearsal director and principle 2006-present. I have done work internationally as a Two time U.S. Cultural Ambassador to Egypt, Israel, Palestine (2012) Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan (2014). In 2010, I made Hip Hop Dance my main focus and life\'s work. Started creating work 2010 with wife Dinita Clark that later on conceived Just Sole: Street Dance theater(dance company).In 2011, co-founded with my wife Dinita a community based \"street dance\" educational company dedicated to the preservation of the styles under the umbrella of\"Hip-Hop\" dance called \"Funky Sole Fundamentals\". We have brought in the pioneers and battle legends to impart the history and culture of the styles to our local dance community for going on 4 years now. I was hired as an Adjunct professor of Hip Hop Dance at UArts, Temple U and Bryn Mawr College, 2013-present. I also compete in International street dance competitions in the \"House\" dance category mainly. I won the \"Abyss\" House dance competition in D.C.(April 2012). With my wife Dinita, have won Juste Debout USA 2014 (USA\'s largest street dance competition) Bust A Move 2014(Canada\'s largest street dance) and SOTI/Freestyle Session 2013.