Introducing Pervez Live2Break and Scanners Inc

News | 22 January 2021

Left image of Pervez in hip hop freeze. Right image of Kate Scanlan's head

Pervez Live 2 Break & Kate Scanlan

Inspired by Buffalo Gals, Flash Dance and the global Hip Hop scene, Pervez has been active since 1983. He has never stopped and maintained his love of B Boying. He started in London crew Live 2 Break, he is still very active and currently represents Seven Dollars Crew worldwide.

Pervez has Judged for Hip Hop Session (France), Universal Concrete Jam (Switzerland), V1Battle (Russia), Just 4 Rockers (France), Break Smart Jam (Germany), Circle Kings (Switzerland) and taught internationally.

He also works as a Choreographer of music videos, including for Beverley Knight, and on large-scale productions.

Kate Scanlan is a creative producer working in the cultural sector since 1998. She has a track record of producing pioneering projects and curating transformative events with artists and young people alike.

Through her company Scanner’s Inc she produces creative concepts, events and festivals; teaches producing and creative business; and consults around curation, new audiences and peacemaking. Projects include The Bridge and Popin’ Pete’s Pop Shop. She has worked in cultural peacemaking for the likes of Battersea Power Station, Croydon Council and Lendlease Elephant Park. She was part of the founding team of the critically acclaimed Breakin’ Convention (Sadler’s Wells) and has produced for Fuel, Southbank Centre and Rambert amongst others.

Together Pervez and Kate co-founded Let’s Jam, a cypher based dance event, and Help Hip Hop Kids working in Rwanda and other communities around the world with young people to build confidence, positive mental health and an enjoyment of dance. They have also been commissioned to create large scale performance with non-dancers and are currently creating a new touring production, The Style Years.

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