Odylle ‘Mantis’ Beder, an NYC native raised in Brooklyn, has performed at various venues including the Joyce Theater, Central Park Summer Stage, Lincoln Center, and the Kennedy Center. She started studying ballet at Ballet Tech and later changed her focus to Breaking, otherwise known as “Bboying” or “Breakdancing.” As a B-girl, Odylle is known in the breaking community as Mantis. She holds the title for Rep Your Skills B-Girl Battle (Puerto Rico) and Queen B-girl (NYC). She has been a core member of the hip hop theater dance company and crew Full Circle since 2012. Her first, piece choreographed in collaboration with Ivan De Leon, debuted at Long Island University in 2011 through Cynthia King Dance Studio. Recent choreography includes a solo mixing breaking and ballet in “Outside the BachX,” produced by Full Circle.
April 25, 2017 |