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3SB is building a Community Performing Arts Centre to rally together dancers, singers and all forms of urban entertainers.
Mark Ward
2 Team Members

3SB Short Summary

We are 3rd Street Beat: Edmonton's first and longest standing all hip hop studio. We started in 2001 to offer the best possible dance classes for youth and get out there as performers in the community. In 12 years, we have created dance competitions, benefit dance concerts, school programs, and have helped many thousands of young talented dancers reach their goals and help other do the same.
Although 3SB has been a notable hip hop company and force in Edmonton, we have yet to have our own building; a place to call home. For 12 years, we have dreamed of nothing more than being able to have our own center: a place where all dancers and artists are welcome to rehearse, train and perform 7 days a week! We have envisioned a place that embodies the very essence of 3SB and urban street dance, with graffiti art and culture around the studio along with 3sb's greatest memories hanging on the walls. With brand new hard wood sprung floors, high ceilings and the best sound in the city to maximize the "Feeling" in the studio for anyone using it. A place where our students can go to study, relax and chill with their friends and family and kick off their dance shoes for a minute to grab a late dinner in our 3sb kitchen area. We want a fun room for kids complete with TV"s, books, toys and couches as well as a parents chill zone where you can grab a coffee, socialize with friends and even watch your kids dance from a looking area.
 We want to create a place for everyone to feel right at home, and in the middle of the action so you don't miss a thing!
 Your support, on any level, truly helps make this vision come to life. If you believe in 3SB and what we are looking to create for the city and the dance community, please donate to this project and help make this happen.

What We Need & What You Get

 For this project, we have looked into estimates, all of which are nearing $100 000; factoring in design, contracting and renovations. We are already looking into several options to raise this money from fundraising events, sponsorship, investors, loans as well as personal monetary injections to make this happen. However, even with this in place, we cannot reach the projected $100 000 needed to complete the center; falling short by an estimated $20 000. This is why we are launching this online fundraiser: to enlist the help from our loyal 3sb supporters to make this goal come to fruition. There are many fundraising options and price points in which you can get pledge your support and several fun perks to enjoy for your contribution to the cause.

The perks for your support can include anything from DVD's of the 3SB year end show and "Building The Future Today" T-shirts, to having your name or company name on our Walk of Fame at the entrance of the center and even having one of the studios named after you/your company! 



Your contribution to this center makes a world of a difference and truly helps create the right atmosphere and environment to maximize the experience of both the students and parents.

Creating the center isn't just about having another studio space for our dancers to rehearse. It isn't just about having our name on a building. Its significance extends far beyond dance classes and bettering the hip hop community. This center is a place where a person can find their identity, enrich their character through confidence, and build leadership. Through Leadership, we are creating better people who will go out into the world and affect positive change on all those around them. They will develop the confidence and social skills necessary to cultivate powerful relationships and nurture their longing for something greater than themselves. This is what the new 3SB Community Performing Arts Center truly stands for and aims to achieve: building leaders in our community through performing arts.

Other Ways You Can Help

We understand that not everyone can put money into a project, but there are still many ways you can be involved in helping make this center become a reality in Edmonton. A movement like this requires mass awareness and buzz on a daily basis to ensure that everyone hears about it and knows its importance for our city. By simply sharing the fundraising video on Facebook or sending it by e-mail, tweet about it or simply posting and talking about it you make it possible for us to reach our goal.

Please refer to the sponsorship levels on the side of the page and find the right fit for you.

We are looking to build a new dance studio for next season and need your help
to fulfill this Dream! Below is a Wishlist of things that we need for our centre. If
you know of anyone who has connections to getting this done please send an
email to
or contact us at 1.800.447.9070 ext 1
Also if anyone has any ideas for things they would like to see, now is the perfect
time to express it.
Trades -  Glass
Furniture - Sofas, chairs, Admin Desk, Coffee tables, Boardroom Table
Projector & Screen
Viewing Windows & Mirrors
2 Plasma TV’s
3 Stereo Systems and a portable Boombox
Appliances - Fridge, Tassimo Coffee Maker, Stove, Microwave
Security System w/ Cameras
Building Signage
Please Pledge your support to "Building The Future Today"
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raised by 73 people in 1 month
102% funded
No time left
$20,000 CAD goal
Fixed Funding This campaign has ended and will receive all funds raised.
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on July 31, 2013
Select a Perk
  • $50CAD
    DVD of 3sb Year End Show

    Over 40 acts including 3SB Hip Hop Classes ages 7-50, professional dance crews to recording artists

    23 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2013
  • $60CAD
    Special Thanks

    In addition to the DVD you will receive a special thanks on the DVD as well as the 3sb Website

    4 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2013
  • $100CAD
    Building the Future T-shirt

    Receive a limited Edition Building the Future Today T-Shirt and all of the above

    16 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2013
  • $500CAD
    Art Piece Signing

    Opportunity to write and sign your name on our Donor Art Piece during our Grand Opening and Photo Opportunity. Plus all of the above

    6 out of 25 claimed
  • $1,000CAD
    Donor Star on Walk of Fame

    Get your own star with your name or company logo on the walk of fame at centre entrance. Signed Certificate from Owners of your pledged support. Plus all of the above.

    6 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2013
  • $5,000CAD
    Major Donor

    Receive FREE tuition for one dancer of your choosing, and enrollment to any 3sb affiliated workshop or convention for 1 year. Up to five VIP tickets to any 3sb produced event. Donor Plaque from Owners of your pledged support. Plus all of the above

    1 out of 5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2013
  • $10,000CAD
    Title Supporter

    Free Tuition for your entire immediate family, Free workshops for entire family, up to 10 VIP tickets to any 3sb produced event, Get a studio room named after you/your company (you pick the name) PLus all of the above.

    0 out of 3 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2013
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