Photography: Michelle Grace Hunder
ARNA SINGLETON a.k.a RBTGRL
Arna Singleton a.k.a RBTGRL, is a respected and highly sought professional hip hop/urban choreographer, dancer and performer. Her career highlight so far has been selected to dance with Madonna in Toronto, Cananda at the Hard Candy Fitness Launch.
Her talents have allowed her to showcase her works throughout various platforms such as TV, stage, festivals and videos. Her numerous credits include – Fame: The Ultimate High School Musical, So You Think You Can Dance, Australia’s Got Talent, Everybody Dance Now, The Good Friday Appeal, The Footy Show, The 7pm Project, Undrgrnd, Australian Dance Festival, Once Upon A time, Nightmare on Dance Street and the Short and Sweet Dance Festival. This is but a small sample of the extensive dance exposure and experience that Arna has generated for herself and highlights just some of the remarkable achievements that she has accomplished.
She has elevated her skills and technique by taking opportunity to learn from hip hop dance greats such as Suga Pop (Electric Boogaloos/Rock Steady Crew), Mr Wiggles (Electric Boogaloos/Rock Steady Crew), Popin' Pete (The Electric Boogaloos), Greg Campellock Jnr (The Lockers), Shabba Doo (The Lockers, Breakdance - the movie) and Buddha Stretch (MopTop/Elite Force Crew).
In addition, Arna has been nominated and become a finalist at the Victorian Dance Awards the categories of favourite female choreographer, favourite dance event and favourite dance online video. She is also the director and choreographer for the all-female dance crew, Hollabak (youtube.com/hollabakdc).
Arna produces hip hop/urban dance events, recently celebrating the 11th year of Step Off at the iconic Festival Hall, and continues to teach her craft to eager participants throughout numerous schools and community centres.