Born in Brazil but raised in Portugal.
Dougie Knight is a professional dancer, known nationally and internationally for being a leader and pioneer for the Portuguese Krump movement.
started his path at a very young age, but always ambitious for evolution and growth of himself and his small KRUMP community.
He gained his respect inside the dance community trough national and international individual competitions, showcases and for creating and developing future dancers trough his project Knight Fam (Family).
KRUMP (Kingdom Radically Uplifted Migthy of Praise ) is a dance style and urban culture that officially surfaced in the year 2000 in Southe Central, LA, USA, created by Cezeare Willis (Tight Eyez) and Jo'Artis (Big Mijo). Known for being very energetic and expressive, it brings a liberating feeling for those who dance it. It has its own music, and its technique is very demanding, both physically and musically.
The primary basis in KRUMP are: Stomp, chest pop and arm Swing, with originate from Ballet, African tribal dances and other urban dances (Popping, Locking, breathing, c walk, etc) and contemporary dance. It became popular in 2005, with the “Rize” documentary, by David Lachapelle, and with cameos in movies and TV shows like “Step Up 4” (2012), “SO you Think You Can Dance” (2012), “America’s best Dance Crew” (2011), “Stomp the Yard” (2007).