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Santiago Canyon College Celebrates Hip Hop


​(Orange, CA) - Santiago Canyon College (SCC) is celebrating the history of hip hop Saturday, June 1.

The Journey of Hip Hop event posterThe dance performance, “Journey of Hip Hop and Beyond,” is a study in the evolution of dance from the 70s through today, and includes guest performances by Irvine High School, Dance for Joy and Golden West College Dance.

“Dance is a voice of expression, past to present,” said SCC Professor Carrie Woodson. “Each spring, the SCC Dance showcase features student and faculty choreography. The last two years, SCC has invited the dance community to collaborate in this showing. Choreography has included jazz, modern, ballet, tap, contemporary and musical theater, and this year we will include hip hop.”

The SCC spring showcase features student choreography and experiences in dance for high school and college students, as well as the community. The college offers courses in dance history, ballet, modern, jazz, dance performance and hip hop.

“Journey of Hip Hop and Beyond” takes place at 2 p.m., at Santiago Canyon College’s Black Box Theatre, Room D121, 8045 E. Chapman Ave. in Orange. Tickets, $10, are available at the door. Seating is limited and doors open at 1:30 p.m. Contact SCC’s Division Office of Arts and Humanities (714) 628-4820 for additional information. Students wishing to participate in future performances can visit for a complete list of fall course offerings.

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About Santiago Canyon College

Santiago Canyon College (SCC) serves more than 17,000 credit and noncredit students each semester. In 2017, SCC was ranked #13 among the 50 Best Community Colleges in the U.S. by College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions and careers, and provides courses for personal and professional development, as well as customized training for business and industry. The college is recognized for its adult education program which keeps the working adult - and senior - in mind by offering flexible schedules, and community locations. Serving the residents of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Tustin, and Villa Park, SCC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District.

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