Ready Ready Sauce (UK)
In 2010, when Emma Ready and Kerrie Sauce came together to battle, was the moment Ready Ready Sauce was formed! The crew is now seven members strong and has represented at battles such as Make or Break, Attention to Detail, Just Jam, Castle Rocks and Old to tha New.
Ready Ready Sauce are also eager to invest in developing hip hop theatre as an art form. They have performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Leith Festival, Fast Forward, for Barclays and for DanceFun.
In addition to this Ready Ready Sauce understand the immeasurable opportunity there is to use hip hop as a vehicle for social change. Members of the crew have been involved in delivering presentations and facilitating discussions for events such as Fast Forward’s BME Health and Diversity Celebration Event in 2011.
Emma Ready has been b-girling since 1997 and has travelled all over the UK, Europe and South America to battle, cypher, perform and learn from respected bboys/b-girls such as Storm, Rockafella, Project Soul, Focus, Ill Boogs, Ken Swift , Lil Tim and Freeze. She has performed for Puma, Schuh, Bacardi and T in the Park, with Flyin’ Jalepenos Crew. As a member of SIN Cru, she became involved in hip hop theatre in 2005 and since has performed in a variety of including Breakin Convention, Dance Days, Leith Festival and Resolution!, As well as constantly looking to develop her own skills, Emma has an extensive teaching repertoire and is always eager to share her craft and knowledge of hip hop culture.
Emma Jayne Park graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Dance in 2007 and after performing in the Edinburgh International Festival relocated to New York to undertake a contemporary dance practice internship. Since returning to Scotland she has played an active role in the UK professional dance sector as a performer, producer, tutor and choreographer; commissioned to create works for Dr Peter Lovatt and The Scottish Mental Health and Arts Festival. She formed Black Swan Dance Theatre in 2008 and was introduced to the hip hop sector shortly after, creating work with Heavy Smokers Crew for Breakin Convention 2009. Since then her passion for the sector has continued to grow through following events of all styles both nationally and internationally. Emma has received support from Creative Scotland and the Cultural Enterprise Office enabling her to travel to New York, across Holland, to the Impulstanz festival in Vienna and to receive choreographic mentorship from Alan Greig. Her latest period of CPD enabled her to travel to Manhattan for intensive study with Archie Burnett and Benny Ninja to develop her skills and understanding of Waacking and Vogue. She hopes to commence study for her Masters exploring gender roles in the Hip Hop sector in the near future.
Kerrie Sauce has been bgilrling for over nine years. She is a member of both Heavy Smokers and Ready Ready Ready Sauce Crew, Edinburgh. She has battled both nationally and internationally, being invited as a guest dancer on numerous occasions. This year sees Kerrie Sauce return to the Festival Theatre stage for Breakin’ Convention for the fourth time.
Marsali ‘Mars’ Wallace originally competed as a gymnast at National and British Universoty Championship Level. She started b-girling in 2006, joining Ready Ready Sauce in 2010 and regularly battles and cyphers at events across the UK. Marsali currently holds a 1st Class Honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science, a 1st Class Honours degree in Physics and is now undertaking a PhD in Physics Education Research.
Emma ‘Rogue’ Rogge starting out in the world of Highland Dance. She has grown and trained in the styles of b-girling, House and Waacking, travelling throughout Europe and Asia to learn and share her passion for dance. She is also an active member of the Edinburgh theatre scene, training with the likes of Creative Electric youth theatre company.
Lois Marshall has learned the foundations of breaking from masters such as Ken Swift, Maurizio (Nextone) and Freeze (Ghost Crew). She is constantly developing her skills learning new styles such as Rocking, Locking, New-Jack, House, Krumping, Waacking and Vogue. When she is not breaking Lois supports young people to get active across Scotland in her work for a national youth work charity.
Girls On The Move: Girls on the Move is a programme designed to increase physical activity levels among girls and young women in Scotland.
The participation programme provides grants of up to £2000 to voluntary and community groups to fund local physical activity projects for inactive girls and young women aged 12-18. These are girls only and the girls must be involved in designing the project. Projects have delivered a range of activities including dancing, basketball, mountainbiking, yoga and boxercise
The leadership programme provides leadership training courses for young women aged 16-25 to enable them to lead physical activities in their own communities.
Klára Hutková started dancing hip hop in Prague when she was 14 and discovered b-girling two years later. Klára has always been drawn to the arts thanks to her family background; she lives most of her life through music and loves to draw yet is most inspired by the people around her. In the Autumn of 2011 she moved to Edinburgh from the Czech Republic to study Ancient History, this is where she met Ready Ready Sauce.