BREAKING THE CYPHER, presented by Antics Performance and J.U.i.C.E., originally performed Oct 5th, 2007 at the Ford Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. Artistic directors: Amy “Catfox” Campion and Jacob “Kujo” Lyons BREAKING THE CYPHER was presented by Antics Performance and J.U.i.C.E., which stands for Justice by Uniting in Creative Energy, a non-profit hip-hop arts after school program that seeks to develop youth leadership, technical skills, creative expression and self-confidence through the artistic elements of hip-hop: breakdancing, urban art, deejaying, emceeing/spoken word and music recording. Founded in 2001, J.U.I.C.E.’s mission is to address the root causes of juvenile crime and of youths’ need for belonging by providing a safe center run by and for young people, focused on skill building in the arts of the hip-hop culture. For more information go to www.RampartJuice.com. J.U.i.C.E. programming is made possible through the generous support of our dedicated volunteer staff and supporters, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, the Seattle Foundation and the California Council for the Humanities.