The Flying Steps were founded in 1993 by Vartan Bassil and Kadir "Amigo" Memis in Berlin. They have focused on urban dance styles and won several world championships such as the Battle Of The Year and the Red Bull Beat Battle. For several years now they also include other popular urban dance styles like hip hop and house into their perfomances. Moreover they work project-based with artists from different areas such as modern and contemporary dance, tricking and freerunning, etc. The Flying Steps are considered and respected as one of the most successful urban dance crews worldwide.
Throughout their career the Flying Steps accumulated much experience in the culture, product and entertainment industry. Here the focus is on high-profile show concepts which they performed already on countless international events.
Promotion of young talents and dance education is the center of their work in the Flying Steps Academy, which they established in 2007. During spring 2013, just in time to their 20th anniversary, the Flying Steps got started with their new Academy in the heart of Berlin. The next generation of urban dance has the opportunity to learn from the best docents of the scene on 700 m2.
In the spring of 2010 the launch of the sensational success of Red Bull Flying Bach started. The first in-house and full-length production from Flying Steps Entertainment was awarded in the same year with the ECHO Klassik. To sold-out halls the Flying Steps showed in innovative ways how to combine as well breakdance and classical music together. After the tour in Germany and Europe 2011 now the Red Bull Flying Bach World Tour 2012 - 2015 takes place.
In March 2014 the Flying Steps celebrated the premiere of their new production Red Bull Flying Illusion at the Tempodrom in Berlin. The show tours in Germany throughout the year. They're ready to conquer the World!
2 x Battle of the Year Winner
2 x Red Bull Beat Battle Winner
Echo Klassik Sonderpreis Winner