CANTINAS DANCE PROGRAM
Cantinas Dance Program, an extension of the Cantinas Arts Foundation, was created to be an outreach ministry to disciple leaders and equip instructors through dynamic performances, powerful personal testimonies and exciting camp workshops. The mission is to create a fresh movement of worship in the arts through dance with the purpose of magnifying Christ while impacting our modern day culture.Our vision is to teach and perform with a heart for God. We combine this with enthusiastic mentorship, training, and a challenge to release your gifts as a benefit to the growth of your artistic community.
MEET OUR TEAM
The Cantinas Dance Program is made up of inspiring artists that are leaders in the arts and entertainment industry. They are all professionally trained dancers and have been featured in television shows, movies, music videos. While their resumes are impressive and talent is obvious, it is their passion for Jesus makes the team a powerful ministry impacting this generation for Christ.
RECENT DANCE PROJECTS
CANTINAS DANCE PROJECT DIRECTOR
Bradley Rapier is an Ovation Award and two-time NAACP Award winning choreographer. He is the Founder, Creative Director and Lead Choreographer of the award winning performance company, The Groovaloos, who have directly influenced urban dance in film and television for over a decade. Bradley is driven by an intense desire to share the spirit and power behind street dance culture and create real and lasting community within the dance world and beyond. His message is family and futureApart from key involvement in countless benefits, outreaches, school assemblies and mentoring events nationwide, Bradley’s direction has led The Groovaloos onto the main stage for special guest appearances on Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Wayne Brady Show, and as Grand Champions on NBC’s international competition series Superstars of Dance created by Nigel Lithgoe and Simon Fuller.
Most recently, Bradley choreographed Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots for renowned Broadway director Des McAnuff at the La Jolla Playhouse for which he was nominated for a 2013 Craig Noel Award for Best Musical Choreography. He was Associate Choreographer for the 2012 Tony Award nominated Broadway production of Jesus Christ Superstar, and Co-creator, Creative Director and lead performer of the acclaimed Off Broadway and National Touring stage production of GROOVALOO. Bradley also served as Director of An Unprecedented Night of Dance at The Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA, featuring Wayne Brady, tWitch, Anjelah Johnson, Affion Crockett, The JabbaWockeez, LXD, and iLuminate, and was Creative Director and received a Hip Hop Choreography Award for his TV commercial work with Skechers. As a performer Bradley has had the honor of working with Diana Ross, Cameron Diaz, Queen Latifah, Brian McKnight, Deborah Cox, Smokey Robinson, Fatboy Slim, Brenda Russell, Boys II Men, Cheryl Lynn, Regina Belle, and The Temptations.