Pop Master Fabel


Jorge “Pop Master Fabel” Pabon was born and raised in NYC’s Spanish Harlem. He is a senior member of the Rock Steady Crew and an honorary member of the Electric Boogaloos. Fabel was also a co-founder of GhettOriginal Productions Inc. and co-author, co-director, and co-choreographer of the first Off-Broadway hip-hop musical ever, titled “Jam on the Groove”. Along with fellow members of the Rhythm Technicians and The Rock Steady Crew, he won the 1991 Bessie Award for choreography.

Fabel gained world renown as a featured dancer in the hip hop cult classic movie Beat Street. As an adjunct professor, he teaches movement in the Experimental Theater Wing at NYU’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts. Fabel delivers lectures, demonstrations, master classes, and participates in outreach programs and conferences internationally. He regularly teaches Popping, Locking, and other dance forms associated with hip hop in various dance studios, community-based organizations, schools and universities.

Fabel is a legend, pioneer, historian, and activist within hip-hop culture. He also expresses himself as a graffiti and digital artist, film maker, videographer, editor, and DJ.

Jorge was on Next Level Team Serbia.