Gio Rodriguez-Beginning Hip Hop
Darius Frye, better known as Dario B Freeze, has a dance history that runs the length of 19 years. He started as a dancer for Small Frye Dance Academy under the direction of his mother. He began to compete at the age of 15 with the local San Diego team, AXS. From there, he began choreographing for his family's namesake team, Generation F, an affiliate of Small Frye Dance Academy. Since moving to LA at the age of 18, he's danced for Westbound Dance Company (2009-2012), Academy of Swag (2012-2013) and is currently on Theorists (2014-). Dario also the co-owner of The Origin Hip-Hip and Performing Arts Academy. His most prized title is the Lead Director of the studio's home team, The Origin (2013-). Dario is an avid freestyler and specializes in Popping, Locking, Krump, House, New Jack, waacking, Vogueing and anything he can get a chance to learn. He is currently affiliated with a group of freestylers called Visionaries Tribe.
Credible shows include: Hip-Hop international, World Of Dance, Vibe, Urban Street Jam, Maxt out, Fusion, Collaboration NorCal, Ultimate Brawl, Ken-ya. To add to this young mans bio He also holds a Bachelors degree in Film Production from Columbia College Hollywood and has worked for youth agencies such as YMCA, Youth Policy Institute, Parker Anderson Enrichment Program and is currently employed at his alma mater Columbia College Hollywood in the film equipment department.
Meet our award winning team!!!
Origin Crew Co-Director
Owner, Cheryl Armour Frye's career in Visual and performing Arts span over 30 years. Born and raised in Chicago, Cheryl taught Dance, Childrens Theater, Basic Modeling and Finishing as a High School and College Student. She was accepted into DePaul University"s Goodman School of Drama at the age of 17 and also studied at Columbia University Chicago campus . She also developed cheer programs for Chicago's iconic Jackie Robinson West Baseball League at the age of 15. She then went on to develop programs for Calumet Park Illinois Recreation Department such as children's theater, dance, modeling, summer sports and arts camps all from there embryonic stages. She also formed The Destiny Teen Dancers of Chicago and were a yearly feature in Chicago's Bud Biliken Parade, the second largest parade in the country. Marrying and relocating to California Cheryl has developed Recreation Performing Arts and Youth Programs for The City of Oceanside Recreation Department, Social Advocates for Youth of SD, Chula Vista Elementary School District, Harmonium Children's Services, Neighborhood House Association and most recently has accepted the position as Supervisor for the Head Start and Early head Start programs for Chicano Federation of SD. She along with the help of her children Darius and Destiny Frye developed Small Frye as well as the Generation F Dancers and has been the proud owner of The Origin for 5 years arguably the first hip hop education school San Diego. Both teams have competed and performed for events such as Kuumba Fest, SAY DAY at the BAY and Hip Hop International. In addition Cheryl holds a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education as well as a Masters degree in Education and an additional Masters degree in Human Behavior. )
Jonathan Broadus-Breaking, Locking
Summer Camp Coordinator