They’ve been practicing a new routine ready for competing head-to-head against the top Hip Hop Mega Dance Crews from around the country on 2nd May 2014.
“We are really excited but also a bit nervous; as many of our competitors are the best hip hop dancers in the world. We don’t expect to win, but will certainly do our best to show the respect we have for the younger hip hop dancers – many of whom are 70 to 80 years younger than us,” says 80 year old Hip Op-eration Crew member Brenda Long (aka BB Rizzell).
The Hip Op-eration Crew will be competing on Friday 2nd May 2014 at the Victory Convention Centre, 98 Beaumont Street, Auckland Central (time to be advised – could be during the day or late at night). Tickets can be purchased from iticket (once they go on sale) at www.iticket.co.nz.
The Hip Op-eration Crew aims to reduce the stigma of aging through entertainment. A ‘behind the scenes’ feature documentary film about The Hip Op-eration Crew will be released in cinemas across New Zealand later in the year before having an international cinematic release.