Jorge FABEL Pabon
Jorge FABEL Pabon (INSPIRATION and Panelist) was born and raised in NYC's Spanish Harlem and at an early age he developed his dance and choreography career at hip hop jams and clubs throughout the city. Vice President of the Rock Steady Crew and an honorary member of the Electric Boogaloos, he is also the co-founder of GhettOriginal Productions Inc. With GhettOriginal, he co-authored, co-directed, and co-choreographed the first two hip hop musicals ever: So! What Happens Now? and Jam on the Groove (first official Off-Broadway Hip Hop musical). His essays have been published in various books including Born in the Bronx, Hip Hop Files, and Total Chaos. Currently, he is working on three documentaries: Apache Line: From Gangs To Hip Hop, Rock Dance History: The Untold Story of Up-Rockin’, and Urban Armor: Hip Hop’s Fashionable Flavor. Also, he regularly teaches popping, locking, and graffiti workshops in various dance studios, community based organizations, schools, and universities.