Welcome to our site!
Founded at Stanford University in 1998, Alliance Streetdance is a completely student-run hip hop dance team. Our members come from a variety of backgrounds ranging from classical ballet to old school funk, and our different styles and experiences are reflected in our choreography. We have unique style and swag, love storytelling through dance, and push ourselves to provide you with a show you can't get anywhere else! Audition for our team, come to our workshops, and check us out at our performances!
Every fall we hold auditions and welcome newbies into our dance family -- we love freshmen, grad students, and everyone in between! No experience is necessary, and all choreography will be learned during the audition process. Auditions 2016 are on October 1 and 2. See more information on the Facebook event, and visit us at the Activities Fair on September 30! Email us with any additional questions!
In addition to performing, we host or co-host workshops for the entire Stanford community. Sometimes we bring in outside choreographers, sometimes we collab with other dance groups on campus! In the past few years, our workshops have featured Kyle Limin, Jason Rillera, Paul Ross, Ellen Kim, Gigi Torres, Marc Dizon, and Brittnie Aguilar! The workshops are open to all Stanford students so like us on Facebook for updates!
Every spring Alliance hosts "Hipnotized," a dance showcase for the Stanford dance community. We invite a diverse variety of student dance groups to perform and also invite off-campus performers. Past year themes have included "Wizard of Oz", "The Sleepover", and "Paradise". Get pumped for this year's theme!
Check out our most recent performances!
Alliance has performed both on and off campus. We've performed for small audiences (freshman dorms and dining halls) but also for huge audiences (Stanford basketball halftime shows as well as Bay Area television!) We are a performance-based team -- we dance because we love it and hope our audiences love it, too!
This is our most recent Hipnotized! Our theme was "Paradise"..see what happens when Alliance goes on a cruise! This was also a special show as we were able to bring GRV to perform and hold workshops!
We had so much fun shooting this promo video at Baker Beach in San Francisco! Lesson of the day: dancing in sand is hard.
Encounter Culture is Dv8's annual winter showcase. For this set, we went "live". Welcome to Alliance: Live! a hip hop dance medley that highlights the cathartic and mesmerizing experience of a concert performance.
Breaking Ground is Common Origin's annual fall showcase. For the first time ever, Alliance performed a one song set! We only ask that you sit back, lean on, and enjoy!
Party on the Edge is an annual event at Cantor, and it's the first performance for our newbies! They're the hot dancers in the green coach jackets ;)
Hipnotized 2015 was a a sleepover...with a twist. What happens when an unexpected guest appears at the sleepover?? (Be sure to watch both sets)
What's an Alliance practice like, you ask? Watch our 2015 Encounter Culture set to see! Hint: it involves friends, fun, derping, and maybe occasionally, dancing.
Check out our Breaking Ground performance, where you can see how our diverse styles come together :)
Though you can click on images above to get video links, here are a few of our favorites!