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CHRISTINA  "HURRICANE TINA" PAQUETTE

A graduate of UQAM's Contemporary Dance, Christina "Hurricane Tina" is an artist stimulated by movement itself. She pushed her artistry further as a professional dancer in urban dances, more specifically in "bgirling / bboying" and amalgamated different dance techniques that are now part of her artistic language. An active member of the Montreal-based dance compant Ebnfloh, she has traveled to Morocco, the Netherlands, the United States, Yukon and several cities in Quebec and Ontario. She also works on an ad hoc basis with Gadfly, a Toronto-based company.

Mukoma-K. “J. Style” Nshinga

Mukoma-K. “J. Style” Nshinga

Born in Montreal Mukoma-K. Nshinga, also known under “J. Style”, had his first encounter with urban dance at the age of seven. 

Motivated and inspired by classic movies of the urban culture such as “You Got Served”, he began working diligently towards the goal of eventually being cast in similar productions. In order to hone his craft, J. Style dedicated the past few years to travelling to the United States of America and Europe. 

His dedication to the art benefited his professional career, helping him work with major companies such as “Cirque du Soleil”, “Ebnfloh” and “Forward Movements”.

Nindy Banks Pierre Louis

Nindy “Banks” Pierre-Louis

Nindy Banks has been training in urban dances, especially in hip hop, for about ten years with many of the pioneers of hip hop in Montreal and in the United States. 

In 2015, she completed a training in contemporary dance at UQAM where she learned from internationally renowned contemporary dance choreographers: Victor Quijada, Danièle Desnoyers and Fred Gravel, to name a few. She is also training in krump with Vladimir "7Starr" Laurore and Valérie "Taminator" Chartier and wants to grow in the krump community. 

In 2017, Nindy joins Alexandra "Spicey" Landé’s dance company Ebnfloh in which she continues to explore with these different languages and develop her artistry.

Jonathan J Style Mukoma

Ja James “Jigsaw” Britton Johnson

Jigsaw is an artist with an extensive knowledge of various street styles, with a focus on hip hop and krump. He began to learn hip hop from 2marvelous then ventured to pursue krumping in 2006 after watching the documentary film -rize- which led him to want to learn more about the culture and to help him began his path towards years of dedication and discovery. 
He has 10 years dedicated to his art, and with that hard work and dedication Jigsaw has become one of the new generation of leaders of Krump in Canada, he is a part of MKA (Montreal Krump Alliance) a non-for- profit dance organization, he has been accepted into Ebnfloh dance company led by Montreal’s Hip Hop pioneer Alexandra 'Spicey' Landé. 

For 4 years he has performed in the 100Lux festival, twice for Juxtapose led by Saxon Fraser, Breakin’ Convention in Toronto of the summer of 2017 with Juxtapose. 

Jigsaw's motto is, be confident, be honest with yourself, continuous growth, dedication, research, and elevation.

Nindy Banks Pierre Louis

Elie-Anne "Rawss" Ross

As a young woman evolving in Montreal's urban dance culture, Elie-Anne was introduced to popping in 2006. A style that distinguishes itself by muscle contractions and isolations as well as illusory movement. She trained for five years with Montreal's popping pioneers Fon DeVueno Powell, Hitmaster Fish and Handy Yacinthe "MonstaPop" and then decided to issue an artistic autonomy. She fell in love with the art of freestyle dance and participates in international battles. She positions herself as one of the few women in Canada who specializes in this form of urban dance. 
 In 2017, she became a crew member of Symbiotic Monsters. She has worked for Cirque du Soleil and several festivals in Montreal, including the Just for Laughs, the Jazz Festival, Francofolies and 100Lux festival. She performed for Axelle Munezero, Handy Yacinthe and Saxon Fraser. Their creations made her travel to Morocco, Amsterdam and the United States. In 2017, she completed her bachelor's degree in contemporary dance at UQAM and became an apprentice at Ebnfloh Company. She continues to strive for new projects and pushes her art form in urban dance community at large.  

Jaleesa Coligny

Jaleesa Coligny

Jaleesa 'Tea Leaf' Coligny has had a rigorous training in urban dances – 10 years in Hip hop and 3 years in Krump – given to her by several pioneers of the Montreal and New York dance scene. 

She continues to deepen her knowledge by staying on the lookout for Hip Hop culture. She has been deeply inspired by all aspects of the culture since a very young age, and more precisely by the music and its sub-genres. 

Jaleesa continually seeks to develop her hip hop dance vocabulary and understanding. She continuously shares her love for Hip Hop in both freestyle and stage performances. She became the newest member of Ebnflōh Company in 2018.

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