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A performer makes their way to the middle of the circle. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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DJ Connah Jay prepares before the event begins. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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Assistant Professor Hannah Victoria addresses the crowd prior to the show. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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Students dance in the dance circle. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A performer holds a one-armed handstand. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A performer moves through their breakdance routine. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A performer kicks their leg up as they perform their routine. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A performer headspins during their solo performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A performer drops to the floor as a part of their performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A performer moves through their routine. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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Two performers get the crowd going with their moves. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A performer prepares to make their way to the middle of the circle. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A performer moves through their routine. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A performer attempts a kip up during a group dance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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Assistant Professor Hannah Victoria shows some of her own moves. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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The Duck Street Dance Club prepares to launch into their performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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Members of the Duck Street Dance Club begin their performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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Members of the Duck Street Dance Club give their performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A group of students in a hip-hop class on campus prepare for their performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A group of students in a hip-hop class on campus give their performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A student in a hip-hop class on campus moves through their performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A student in a hip-hop class on campus moves through their performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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A student in a hip-hop class on campus strikes a pose at their end of their group performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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Assistant Professor Hannah Victoria shows some of her own moves. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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The performers and crowd wave to the music at the end of the performance. The Duck Jam, a celebration of hip-hop culture and dance, took place on June 1st, 2022, at the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Eugene, Ore. (Molly McPherson/Emerald)

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