Ramiro Vaughan Purpose & Brian Washburn
Hip Hop Dance
Ramiro Vaughan (Purpose) is street wise dancer of many diverse styles from Boston, MA. He has trained at Boston Ballet, Chu-Ling Academy, and Boston University’s “Reach Program”. Ramiro stayed connected to B.U. and has been working there for the past 7 years. In his professional career he has been featured with Tony Williams “Urban Nutcracker”, Lorraine Chapman the Dance Company, North Atlantic Dance Theatre, Mystique Illusions Dance Theatre, Castle of Our Skins, and Jazz Inc. He has performed at Earth Dance, Outside of the Box with Tony Tucker, Dixon Place (NYC), and at the Alvin Ailey Citi Group Center (NYC) to name a few! Ramiro has been awarded first place in MIT 2 vs 2 All styles battle, 1 vs 1 All styles battle at Deborah Masons School of Dance, and awarded “Battle of the Night” at the East Session Krump Event.
Brian “Mirage” Washburn, born In Providence, Rhode Island, has been dancing since the age of 7 and performing since the age of 13. At 15 he participated in his first full stage production, The Urban Nutcracker, filling which he attended Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, NC. Upon graduating he returned to the Northeast and began his career as an arts educator, teaching various forms of dance as well as acrobatics in Boston Public schools as well as various dance studios in and around the Boston area.