- Unify and grow the Hiphop scene regardless of age, race, or religion
- Create community events to give back to the local street dance scene
- Connect dancers to more avenues for work including opportunities offered by councils and organisations
DSDA is a nonprofit charity organisation made up of members from the Sydney street dance community, dedicated to promoting and spreading the positive ideals of Hip Hop.
DSDA originated from a small local jam in 2009, organised by President and Founder Jo Hyeon Yoon, who simply intended to bring dancers together to exchange and have a good time. The jam was called Destructive Steps and as the years went by, gradually grew into the standout event it is today – Australia’s biggest annual street dance festival.
Since then, DSDA was officially established in 2015 as a non-profit association. Aside from striving to elevate Destructive Steps every year, DSDA now also works to run more community events, including collaborating with local councils and other organisations.
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skills, knowledge & discourse
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“Their events help build networks and bridges between those of different nationalities, cultures and religions.”
– Blake Evans
Red Bull Australia
“…an integral part of our local scene”
– Daniel Robertson
Play Bar Sydney
“…great work ethic, knowledge and years of experience working with the local Sydney and Australian Hip Hop/Street Dance community”
– Rhys Dal Cin
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