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 Ramiro Vaughan (Purpose) is street wise dancer of many diverse styles from Boston, MA. He has trained at Boston Ballet, Chu-Ling Academy in Chinese Dance, Boston University’s “Reach Program” and has curated his own style of Hip-Hop through the years of Hip Hop through years of street dance with crews, Hooligan Squad, Gooniez and Side St. the company. 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. He has been training younger generations in Hip-Hop for almost a decade teaching at Tony Williams Dance Center, Green St. Studio, The Dance Complex, Boston University’s Children’s program, and the Boston Public Schools. He is on staff at Wilmington Dance Academy and is bringing his Be Urself Youth Program to the Cambridge Public Schools.