The Bridge Dance Competition is one of southern California's largest hip hop dance competitions catering to teams from all across the nation. Produced by Team Millennia and Happiness is NOW, The Bridge produces 3 annual events; The Bridge: Socal for adult/collegiate based dance crews, The Bridge: Juniors featuring the community's youth teams, and The Bridge: Norcal, which takes place in Northern California.
Created in 1994, Orange County's Team Millennia is one of the community's oldest hip hop dance companies. In the past 2 decades, TM has opened 2 dance studios, created the SI workshop series, created Prelude Dance Competition, and been featured competitors in Seasons 2 and 3 of Randy Jackson's America's Best Dance Crew. Now in its 24th season, Team Millennia has stayed consistently relevant in the dance community, producing championship winning dance routines, and providing a platform for other teams to perform and compete as producers of The Bridge Dance Competition.
happiness is now
Happiness is NOW is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created by TM founder Danny V Batimana whose mission is to inspire youth to pursue their passions and find success. HIN produces the Happiness is NOW Tour, an interactive motivational presentation utilizing dance and storytelling. In 5 years, the HIN tour has been to over 200 schools and 200,000 students, spreading HIN's message to youth all over the United States and Canada.