About Serouj Aprahamian
Serouj “Midus” Aprahamian is an internationally renowned practitioner of breaking, popping, and underground hip-hop dance styles. In 2002, he helped produce a highly influential experimental dance video called Detours and, together with his dance group Style Elements Crew, has remained active ciphering, performing, competing, judging, and teaching at hip-hop events throughout the world. Originally from Los Angeles, Midus currently lives in Toronto, Canada, where he finished his PhD in Dance Studies at York University, with a focus on breaking and hip-hop history. His scholarly writings have appeared in the Journal of Black Studies, Dance Research Journal, Oxford African American Studies Center, and the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Hip Hop Dance Studies.