The Hip Op-eration Crew

The Hip Op-eration Crew Weekend

The Hip Op-eration Crew Weekend

Meet the world's oldest dance group. Watch a performance, try some of their moves, and hear from their inspiring manager – all part of Te Papa’s celebration of Seniors Week.

  • When Sat 15 Oct 2016, 10:30am–Sun 16 Oct 2016, 12:00pm
  • Where
    Te Marae, Level 4
  • Cost Free event

The crew’s manager, choreographer, and friend, Billie Jordan, talks about developing the potential of senior citizens and changing the way people view aging.

Billie Jordan

Caption

Billie Jordan, manager of The Hip Op-eration Crew, 2014. Photograph by Leila Gilchrist, courtesy of Billie Jordan

The world’s oldest dance group performs and invites you to ask them questions. They have many extraordinary stories – such as their experience of competing at the World Hip-Hop Championship.

The Hip Op-eration Crew also guides you through some of their dance steps. No experience or special clothing needed – just enthusiasm!

Saturday programme

10.30am–11am: Motivational speech by the crew’s manager, Billie Jordan

11am–11.30am: Performance by the crew, followed by Q&A

11.30am–12 noon: Hip-hop dance workshop with the crew

2.30pm–3pm: Performance by the crew, followed by Q&A

3pm–3.30pm: Hip-hop dance workshop with the crew

Sunday programme

10.30am–11am: Motivational speech by the crew’s manager, Billie Jordan

11am–11.30am: Performance by the crew, followed by Q&A

11.30am–12 noon: Hip-hop dance workshop with the crew

Seniors Week at Te Papa

Seniors Week at Te Papa is part of a Wellington-wide programme of Seniors Week events offered by Wellington City Council.