Hustle Flash Mob

Hustle Flash Mob

In 2011, Erica Smith decided to follow in the footsteps of the creators of the first ever WCS Flash Mob by creating the first ever Hustle Flash Mob.  In so doing, Erica Smith teamed up with Joyce Szili to co-choreograph the Official Hustle Flash Mob Choreography.  The Hustle Flash Mob Choreography is danced to Lady Gaga’s popular hit song, “Just Dance.”  Check out the Official Hustle Flash Mob Choreography below.  The video has been viewed more than 39,000 times!  The choreography has been performed both nationally and internationally.  Below please find a few examples.

Official Hustle Flash Mob Choreography

The DC Hustle Flash Mob

The 2011 DC Hustle Flash Mob took place on Saturday, April 9, 2011 during the National Cherry Blossom Festival.  The DC Hustle Flash Mob was a huge success!! We had MD, DC, VA, PA, NJ, and NY in the house.  A big thanks to all the participants!!

Dc hustle flash mob

The DC Hustle Flash Mob was featured on Channel 9 News

The DC Hustle Flash Mob was also featured on Fox 5 News

The DC Hustle Flash Mob was featured on NBC 4

DC Hustle Flash Mob as presented by Dance America Videos

The NY Hustle Flash Mob

The first ever NY Hustle Flash Mob took place on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Thompson Square shortly after the Annual Dance Parade (the Hustle Flash Mob choreography was also performed throughout the Dance Parade).  The NY Hustle Flash Mob was a huge success thanks to Jami Josephson-Chace (organizer), Lori Brizzi, Donna DeSimone, Beth Darchi, Luis and MaryAnn Rosa, Roberto Pagon and many others.  Thanks to all of the participants that came from NY, MD, VA, DC, PA, Long Island, and NJ to promote the dance we all love.

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New York Hustle Flash Mob at Thompson Square

Alaska’s Hustle Flash Mobs

The Hustle Flash Mob debuted for the first time in Anchorage, Alaska on Sunday, May 15, 2011 in front of the Anchorage Performing Arts Center.  Most of their audience was inside the Performing Arts Center looking out through the windows.  The first ever Alaska Hustle Flash Mob was a huge success thanks to Liv Froholm (organizer) and participants!! 

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Alaska Hustle Flash Mob in front of the Anchorage Performing Arts Center

Alaska Hustle Flash Mob at Sunday Market

Sacramento Hustle Flash Mob

The first ever Sacramento Hustle Flash Mob was performed by the Twin Cities Dancers at the Fountains of Roseville with the Sacramento Kings on August 5, 2011.  Special thanks to Charlie Bird (organizer) and all of the participants!  Below is a video of the performance.

Sacramento Hustle Flash Mob at the Fountains of Roseville with the Sacramento Kings

Hawaii Hustle Flash Mob

The Hawaiian Hustle Flash Mob was danced to “Slow Dance” and performed at the Shops at Wailea on Maui December 14, 2011.  Thanks to Frank & Sandy Hook for teaching the participants the hustle flash mob choreography.

Hawaii Hustle Flash Mob at the Shops at Wailea on Maui

Canadian Hustle Flash Mob

The Canadian Hustle Flash Mob was performed in front of  an enthusiastic crowd at Acrobat Lounge on November 4, 2011.  Thanks to Oksana Mehia for organizing it and teaching the hustle flash mob choreography.

Toronto Hustle Flash Mob at Acrobat Lounge

Washington State Hustle Flash Mob

The Washington State Hustle Flash Mob was performed at the Dance Shoreline Arts Festival.  Thanks to Vicki Gabrielle for organizing it and teaching the hustle flash mob choreography.

Washington State Hustle Flash Mob Dance Shoreline Arts Festival

New Orleans Hustle Flash Mob

The New Orleans Hustle Flash Mob was performed at Club Silhouette on December 17, 2011.

New Orleans Hustle Flash Mob at Club Silhouette

North Carolina Hustle Flash Mob

The North Carolina Hustle Flash Mob was performed at the Westfield Shopping Mall in Gastonia, NC on October 8, 2011.

North Carolina Hustle Flash Mob at Westfield Mall

Virginia Hustle Flash Mob

The Virginia Hustle Flash Mob was performed in Charlottesville, VA at the Charlottesville Swing Dance Society’s Dance on Saturday, May 21, 2011.  Special thanks to Adela Su-Karoliussen (organizer) and all of the participants!

Virginia Hustle Flash Mob at the May 2011 CSDS dance in Charlottesville, VA

Philadelphia Hustle Flash Mob

Philadelphia Hustle Flash Mob

Additional Hustle Flash Mobs

If you have organized or participated in a Hustle Flash Mob that is not featured on this page, please send me an email with the youtube link and/or photos along with a brief blurb and I will post it as soon as possible.