“A modern West Side Story”, “Australia’s Beat Street” The freshest Bboys, Bgirls, free runners, DJs, MCs, spoken word, graffiti and street artists unite in a powerful journey through the struggles of the modern metropolis.Released early from jail, MC and guitarist, Jet (Wire MC) attempts to reunite with his girlfriend, Hip Hop dancer, Rosa (Demi Sorono). Jet's foster brother, Fury (Morganics) has spiralled into homelessness and drug addiction, scoring from Jet's rival, DJ Rich (Bboy Jay). Now their rivalry comes to a head when Jet discovers that Rosa has been rehearsing with DJ Rich to host his upcoming all star Hip Hop jam.
Based on the critically acclaimed Hip Hop Theatre production which culminated in standing ovations at The Sydney Opera House, "Survival Tactics" is Australia’s first ever Hip Hop feature film by Morganics.
Reviews of the original Hip Hop Theatre production
“A hot new performance hybrid, the cast are a powerful and diverse collection of talents, serious Hip Hop cred ”
- The Age
“ breathtaking breakdancing and physical theatre. A challenging, energetic and relentlessly engaging work. Respect is due.”
– Sydney Morning Herald
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Cast photo by Gilles V
Credit roll correction - Aunty Barb - Barbara Greenup-Davis