Open up your minds and brace yourself for Oxygen’s new dance series ‘The Prancing Elites Project’ that follows the lives of Alabama’s celebrated male majorette dance team the Prancing Elites of Mobile, their set to light up the screen starting April 22nd and will showcase both the good and the dark side of their struggle for acceptance in the face of adversity. Peep the extended trailer and more on ‘The Prancing Elites Project’ below..
This African American, gay and gender non-conforming dance team comprised of Adrian Clemons, Kentrell Collins, Kareem Davis, Jerel Maddox, and Timothy Smith is challenging societal norms while overcoming several obstacles with passion and wit on their journey to be their authentic selves. The series delves into the personal lives of these five best friends in Mobile, Alabama as they fight to be accepted in the female dominated dance culture of J-Setting.
“The Prancing Elites’ positive perseverance through life’s countless hurdles and rejections will tug at the heartstrings of Oxygen’s young, open-minded and diverse audience,” said Rod Aissa, Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development, Oxygen Media. “With vibrant personalities, an abundance of humor and even more determination, this authentic group holds true to themselves and never stops celebrating who they are.” -Oxygen Network