Red Bull’s #5000Ft Freestyle Series: Street Dance Meets Out-of-This-World Landscapes

Red Bull Dance recently unveiled its latest video content series, #5000FtFreestyle, which showcases some of the country’s top street dancers performing against stunning natural backdrops in Salt Lake City and Denver. These videos capture the raw talent and creativity of street dancers, juxtaposed with awe-inspiring landscapes like Factory Butte, Moonscape Overlook, Bentonite Hills near the Mars Desert Research Facility, and Goblin Valley State Park. This unique combination creates a visual experience that feels like the dancers are performing on another planet.

A Dance Series Like No Other

The #5000FtFreestyle videos highlight not only the dance skills of the participants but also the evolution and innovation within the street dance community. The series features dancers such as:

  • Buddy Love: Known for his appearances on World of Dance and High School Musical, Buddy Love brings a dynamic blend of hip-hop, krump, and contemporary dance to the series.
  • Big Mijo: A pioneer of Krump dance, Big Mijo has collaborated with major artists like Mariah Carey, Madonna, and Nicki Minaj. His performances are a testament to his expertise and passion for Krump.
  • Lisa Li: A cultural ambassador for hip-hop and a visionary movement artist, Lisa Li’s choreography has graced prestigious platforms, earning her recognition for her contributions to the arts and community empowerment.
  • Mahayla Rose: A multidisciplinary artist known for her powerful performances and crowd engagement, Mahayla seamlessly blends dance and turntablism to create unforgettable experiences.

Pushing the Boundaries of Artistic Expression

From its roots in urban neighborhoods to its current status as a global phenomenon, street dance continues to push the boundaries of artistic expression. The #5000FtFreestyle videos are a testament to this evolution, showcasing how street dance can transcend language and culture, bringing people together through shared moments of joy and creativity.

DJ Hardy, the series’ promoter, encouraged the local dance community and fans to get involved by sharing the videos and supporting the dancers. “The #5000FtFreestyle series not only spotlights the incredible talent of these dancers but also serves as a call to action for the local dance community,” says DJ Hardy. “We hope these videos inspire dancers everywhere to push the boundaries of their creativity and embrace the universal language of dance.”