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MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (INNOVATIVE STEM)

| June 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Dr. Carl White Associate Dean, School of Engineering for Research Development/Graduate Programs. Director, Innovative STEM Conference (ISC)www.istemfoundation.org Dance Mogul Magazine was honored to be asked to be a part of the Innovative Stem Conference at the Marriott Baltimore Hunt Valley Inn on March 8-10-2012. Innovative Stem lead by Dr. Carl White focuses on the […]

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DANCE INSTITUTE OF WASHINGTON

| June 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

In our quest to merge the Underground Dance with Mainstream/Contemporary we felt that it was vital that we reach out to the best when it comes to the contemporary form of the arts.The Dance Institute of Washington, recently acknowledge by First lady Michelle Obama was more than willing to help us achieve our goal. They […]

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AMERICA’S BEST DANCE CREW

| June 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abdc Special Edition: Dance Mogul Magazine is pleased to express its gratitude for the superb opportunity to cover America’s Best Dance Crew. Our current special edition issue reflects the tremendous advantages ABDC has provided for dancers over the years. Our journey started out from a 8 hour car ride in a blizzard of all things […]

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Alison Stroming | Changing the Narrative for Ballerinas

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

    photo: @leegumbsphotography | mua: @mua.jackie | Dance Mogul: What inspired you to dance?   Alison: I was born in Recife, Brazil and was adopted when was I was eight months old. My four siblings all danced growing up and my two brothers were even professional tap dancers. Since the dance studio was like our second home, my mom […]

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Angelo Saunders | Appearance is Everything in Fashion and Dance

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

    Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing?   Angelo: I watched the movie “You Got Served”. That movie really sparked my interest in dance. Watching the battle scenes and all the cool moves they were doing made me want to try and copy that. And the movie soundtrack had me hype. But […]

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Sally Sly Bizon | Street Dance in Switzerland

| February 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing?   Sally Sly: My first inspiration is walid – fox and mass from france after the EB’S.   Dance Mogul: You’ve been on the scene for a long time representing overseas, how have things changed for the better in terms of street dance and being embraced overseas? […]

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Sarah Bidaw | Street Dance in France

| February 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing?   Sarah: My first teacher Naïm was the one who gave me the house spirit. I fell in love with house instantly because you can actually be yourself and feel freedom in your steps.   Dance Mogul: How has your country embraced street dance over the years? […]

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Fresh Redding | 60th Annual Grammy Awards

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: How’d you get started with dance?   Fresh: Wow, It all started when I was two. My mom had me when she was sixteen so she would bring me to her high school events and talents shows. So I grew up doing all of her stuff and that continued on as I got […]

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Marc Marvelous | Step Up High Water | 60th Annual Grammy Awards

| January 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

📸: @jwrphotography Dance Mogul: Marc you are one of the few Brooklyn dancers to achieve and maintain mainstream success, what advice or words of encouragement do you have for the dancers in NY that are trying to find themselves and their way?   Marvelous: Yeah I’m actually the 1st lol , well as far as out […]

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Digital Dance Culture Announces Bianca Bonnie Dance Challenge

| January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

    Digital Dance Culture Announces Bianca Bonnie Dance Challenge Dance challenges have been a significant tool of content creation for several “social-medians” since the dawn of video streaming apps. Followers play along with their favorite platforms using hashtags while music artists rake in the free promotion. The only thing needed in the picture is […]

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SHEstreet | The Rise of A Goddess

| January 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing?    SHE: I was always a bit of a natural “wiggler” as a young child! I watched a lot of Michael Jackson concerts, James Brown, and even Earth, Wind & Fire. My mother was an avid watcher of “classic movies,” so I watched a lot of Fred […]

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Kiki Ely | StepUp:High Water | Step Sisters

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

📸: @jwrphotography                                                                                                           […]

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Jon Boogz | Elevating Street Dance Artistry

| December 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

📸 : George Evan Dance Mogul: Often we are always consumed with a person’s talent and not the person. So I thought it would be good for us to discuss Jon Boogz the man. What did you learn about yourself in 2017?   Jon Boogz: As a man, I’ve always been taught to lift people up […]

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LaShonté Anderson | Emerging From Darkness to A Goddess

| December 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

📸 :  PWorkz As a dance magazine we encounter dancers all the time, but in this day an age we are coming across multi-talented individuals that are using all of their gifts to help them progress. When LaShonté first came on our radar seven years ago, she was paving her lane in the Memphis Jookin battle […]

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Sylencer | Let’s Talk About It | Lite Feet

| December 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

📸 : Alex Shi Photography It’s amazing to watch young people mature and grow, what’s even more amazing is when they already have a strong foundation of self and they understand the responsibility of uplifting themselves, their elders, their peers and their overall environment. These are the attributes that first attracted Dance Mogul Magazine to Lite Feet and […]

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Nemesis | Let’s Talk About It | Breaking

| December 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  As a brand that claims to service the people you have to understand you dont know it all and you will need help providing quality service if you wish to do it correctly. Bboy Nemesis and Bboy Bebo were some of the first to engage us and teach us the ins and outs of […]

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Slim Boogie | Let’s Talk About It | Popping

| December 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  In today’s era of dance, choreography gets most of the praise, but in actuality people are being praised for looking like someone else or doing what everyone else is doing. At Dance Mogul Magazine we encourage individuals to be different, expand their dance vocabulary and artistry. We know everyone doesn’t know how to naturally […]

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Flo Thomas | Going With The Flow

| December 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Here at Dance Mogul Magazine we love to hear the stories of those on the come up, real hard workers and people dedicated to their craft. It’s those types of people that can provide the best self-empowerment for others that may be following down a similar path. Flo Thomas is one of those […]

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FireLock | Let’s Talk About It | Locking

| December 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  The fourth installment of “Let’s Talk About It” soars to great heights with the Flying Prince of Locking “FireLock”. Fire has one of the greatest teachers of not only the locking dance, but he also serves as the epitome of maximizing power “Shock-A-Lock”. It’s no question that when you combine applied knowledge and talent […]

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Princess Lockerooo | Let’s Talk About It | Waacking

| December 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

📸 : Kate Singh and Aevum Images Photography Studio Our third installment of the “Let’s Talk About It” series finds us chatting with International Dance Star Princess Lockerooo. Lockerooo has been an international ambassador of the street dance style called “Waacking” for many years. She is able to see how other countries embrace the dance, the culture […]

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Daniel Price | Let’s Talk About It | Memphis Jookin

| December 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

  The second part of our “Let’s Talk About It” series takes us to the south, where not only rap is thriving, but dance is becoming the new gold rush. Daniel Price, the King of Memphis Jookin and Co-Founder of Digital Dance Culture took the time to drop some knowledge on the current potential of […]

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1440 | EverythingBaduStory

| December 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Fresh off of his feature in Jay Z’s 4:44 video, Storyboard P again is ready to tell us another story. This time with one of the most organically talented artist in the world, Ms.Erykah Badu. Storyboard P has been blazing a trail as a visual and movement artist for over 10 years. So to […]

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Buddha Stretch | Let’s Talk About It | Hip Hop Culture

| December 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

  📸 : Little Shao   We at Dance Mogul Magazine take pride in bringing our readers Self-Empowerment and the only way to truly do that is to go to legitimate sources of information when it comes to sharing with others. We wanted to start off our “Let’s talk about it” series with actual dancers, choreographers, and […]

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Selasi Dogbatse | 2017 – Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What was it like to perform on VH1s Hip Hop honors?   Selasi Dogbatse: Performing at “Hip Hop honors 2017” was so much fun and it was exciting. I enjoyed the vibe of the people, the audience was on fire and I loved how they put the stage together, the set outside was […]

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Kiira M. Harper | Soul Train Awards | Season 2017

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

📸 : @rkdavis_ent Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing?   Kiira Harper: I actually started dancing at the age of 7 years old. My father put me in dance class after moving from LA, to Long Island, NY and realizing that I did not enjoy playing soccer in the cold months of fall. My parents were […]

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CHRISTOPHER | 2017 Review

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Photos By: Eric Banderio Gierre Godley’s CHRISTOPHER took inspiration from Snow White but this work very much had a life of its own. CHRISTOPHER seemed very much relevant to today, not only in its physical nature (the choreography) but also in its microscopic look at beauty. From opening to ending, Godley shows us he is a […]

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Shate’ L. Edwards | Paying it Forward

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Looking Back and Paying It Forward:   The importance of Acknowledging Dancers Who’ve Come Before you and of Giving Back to Those to Come   By Shate’ L. Edwards     Just like other art forms, dance is ever-evolving.  There will always be what was, what is, and what’s to come.  Take dance forms […]

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Gierre J. Godley | CHRISTOPHER Exclusive

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Photo By: Esp by Mike Dance Mogul: What was the inspiration behind this season’s production? Gierre Godley: Through the lens of the Brothers Grimm’s Snow White, CHRISTOPHER looks at beauty & obsession and the implications that popular culture has on them in regards to the LGBTQ community. Photo By: Esp by Mike   Dance Mogul: What do […]

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Contestant Form

| June 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Dance Mogul Magazine Dance Story Submission Form

| June 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Hailey Jade | Billboard Music Awards 2017 Exclusive

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing?   Hailey Jade: I’ve always had older friends because they were the daughters of my moms’ friends and some of them were dancing already. I saw that they liked going to dance and I liked how they dressed and I asked my mom to buy me a […]

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Dance Mogul Magazine Featuring Kumari Suraj the Queen of Bollywhack

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Available now @ www.dancemogul.com Street Dance is known to have a positive unifying effect. As a result, street dancers have helped change popular culture all over the world. Their work has contributed to helping entertainers sell billions in record sales and more. If you look close enough you will see them in car commercials, clothing […]

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Silva Dance Company | Curumin 2017

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Dance Mogul: What was the inspiration behind this season’s production?   Leandro Silva: Curumin” means children in Tupi Guarani, a language native to the Tupi Tribe in Brazil.   I was inspired both Brazilian indigenous and indigenous groups throughout the Americas. Indigenous blood flows through our veins. Our ancestors are our roots. Respect should […]

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Samantha Morales Reyes | Love is Love Choreographer Showcase 2017

| May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Samantha Morales Reyes , also known as Samiam. Born and raised in the South Bronx, officially started dancing at the age of fourteen with NYC’s finest TBB (The Bronx Boys), Rock Steady Crew & KR3TS with Ms.Violeta G , & also worked with Rockafella & Quickstep . She has recently appeared on the show So […]

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Jay DeSean | Love is Love Choreographer Showcase 2017

| May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Photo By: Jordy DeLeon “I’ve been performing in the Sybarite Love is Love showcase for many years. I’ve been showcasing original work since 2015. Every show is an emotional roller coaster, but I always show up and show out. This most recent show had so many good acts and I really enjoyed myself. I’m […]

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Dan Lai | Love is Love Choreographer Showcase 2017

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

  “Working with my dancers is always a great experience. My choreography doesn’t really fit with the traditional categories of dance, but the women I work with embrace it and challenge themselves to try new things. I’m grateful that Sybarite sees something unique with my choreography and gave me an opportunity to present my work […]

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Koin & Co Dancers | 2017 Junior Programs Showcase

| May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Denise Boutte | Dance Mogul Magazine Excusive

| May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What inspired you to get into the arts? Denise: Well, acting chose me. I’m a true Capricorn, meaning that I’m practical. I like to plan, control, and predict. This business, for the most part, offers you anything but the opportunity to do that. After “falling into” acting, all I know is it […]

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Eva Maze | With Ballet in My Soul

| April 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired a career for you in the arts?   Eva: Growing up in Europe, I always liked the arts, whether it was classical music, painting or theatre. I especially loved ballet, which started as a child living in Bucharest, Romania, and continued through my studies in New York at Barnard College after my […]

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Kayla Radomski | Exclusive

| April 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Kayla: When I was younger my family always had movie musicals such a Singing in the Rain playing and I would ALWAYS try and mimic what they were doing. My family noticed this each time and put me in dance classes when I was 2 years old.  […]

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Maja Keres | 2017 Grammy Exclusive

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Maja: Nothing particular that I’ve seen or heard of. I was just a very curious and active kid, and my parents and grandparents (who were taking care of me while parents were working) noticed that and tried different classes with me. So at the age of 6, […]

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Power Rangers | !LLMIND and ALL DEF DIGITAL Exclusive

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: How did you choose the dancers for this project?   Scott Weintrob: To find the dancers, All Def’s in-house talent team collaborated with The World of Dance to search for dancers who could both represent the Power Rangers and bring their own style to the project. We selected highly skilled Dance Influencers who […]

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JP Dubé | iHeart Music Awards Exclusive

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Photo By: Wes Klain   Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing?   JP: When I was a kid, my father always thought I should try out ballet after we went to see the movie, Billy Elliot. I never thought it was for me until several years later, at the age of 16, when I […]

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Elementz Dance Convention 2017

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Elementz Dance Pop-up Workshop Coverage   Elementz Dance Convention is coming to Atlanta, but only with a push from you! The Elementz claim to fame is their ability to bring “celebrity industry working choreographers” to teach the masses; such as JaQuel Knight, Dave Scott, Luam, Jerod Fewell, Rhapsody James, Luther Brown…etc. This is […]

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Us, Naked: Trixie & Monkey | Exclusive

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Hangzhou launches “Hangzhou in Hollywood” Campaign

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What is the purpose of Hangzhou in Hollywood? Suki Cheung: The Hangzhou Tourism Commission wanted to spread the word about Hangzhou as the best travel destination in Asia. We work out this offline event for them as the venue is close to the red carpet. Riding on the buzz of award-winning movies around […]

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Fulani Bahati | 2017 Grammy Exclusive

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Fulani B: Dancing has always come naturally to me. I truly believe I was put on earth to entertain. Since I was able to walk that’s probably all I did was dance around my house with my older sister Shani. I used to make her teach me dance routines. I would […]

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Ron “R-Truth” Killings | WWE Superstar

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Dance Mogul: What inspired you to pursue wrestling? Ron: Change and Opportunity inspired me to consider pursuing wrestling.  I say change because I was at a point in my life where it was time for a change. Change is not always bad, but can be good at times and I was ready for […]

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Jill Gonzalez | NCAA March Madness Tips and Analyst

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What can fans expect different from this year’s March Madness from previous ones? Jill Gonzalez: “This is the 79th year the NCAA tournament will be held, having grown from an eight-team field back in 1939. The University of Kentucky Wildcats hold the school record of 56 appearances, while the UCLA Bruins have the […]

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Anthony Burrell | Director, Choreographer, Dancer | CEO/Founder Breaking Barriers

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Anthony Burrell is a Philadelphia born Creative Director, Choreographer, and Actor. He is seen as the creative force on E! Entertainment for Mariah’s World, Mariah Carey’s Vegas Residency 1 to Infinity, Sweet Sweet Fantasy Tour, Un-Silent Night Christmas, and All I Want for Christmas at the Beacon Theater. Anthony is part of the artistic team […]

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Anthony Lo Cascio | #Taplife – Eyes

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Anthony: Nothing and no-one inspired me more to dance than my parents, or my dance teachers Joe Stanford and Michael Sullivan.  My teachers inspired me when I was younger by sharing the message that I could leave the planet better than I found it without even […]

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Kelsey Menke | Super Bowl LI Exclusive

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul:  What was it like to perform at the Super Bowl this year? Kelsey: It was an amazing experience! It was my first time working with Lady Gaga and my first time performing at the Super Bowl. Both are bucket list items that I got to accomplish in one performance.  The crowd was huge, […]

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Chantal’ Ashantè Hill | Manifesting the Spiritual Ballerina

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Photo By: Torrance Hill @imagesoflight  Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Chantal’: Gods divine influence inspired me to start dancing. It’s my purpose. Dancing in spirit & in truth as a Spiritual Ballerina draws me closer to the essence of my true self. Dance has been apart of me since birth. My beautiful mother […]

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Alysathestar | Becoming The Next JLo

| February 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Photos By: Erika G. Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Alysathestar: Micheal Jackson inspired me to dance. When I was a baby he had just passed away and the tv was playing all his videos and I wanted to watch it all the time. I would cry if my mom turned it off. […]

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Montana Efaw | Super Bowl LI Exclusive

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What was is like to perform at the Super Bowl this year? Montana: It felt magical! Theoretically you can get hired as a dancer to do the Super Bowl with any artist, but the fact I got to do it with Lady Gaga and the whole team that I’ve been working along side […]

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Meagan Nugent | Believing In Yourself

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Photo Credit :Vince Trupsin (@MrVinny) Dance Mogul:  What inspired you to start dancing? Meagan: My Mother was my inspiration to start dancing. She was pregnant with me while she was a professional swing dancer. She shook me up, down, and every which way. I most likely came out doing the ’twist & shout’.  Dance Mogul: […]

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Ive Jones | Being Proud of Who You Are

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Ive: My mom always tells me she put me in dance when I was two because I had tons of energy and couldn’t stop running around the house. I remember that back then, I just danced because it was fun and I loved the attention. Then as […]

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Kebahb Glanville | Becoming Stronger By Inspiring Others

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Kebahb: I was inspired to dance at a very young age. The mere sound of music from TV commercials, videos, the radio or someone singing, inspired me to move. These moves eventually became my way of expressing my thoughts into my more structured fashion as I began watching […]

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Alexandria Kaye | Super Bowl LI Exclusive

| February 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What was it like to perform at the Super Bowl this year? Alexandria: Did that really just happen!? Performing at the Super Bowl was one of the most surreal exhilarating experiences I’ve ever had. It was like the best roller coaster ride you’ve ever been on and never want to end. Gaga had […]

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Sabina Lundgren | Super Bowl LI Exclusive

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Photo By @Bemoremedia www.bemoremedia.com   Dance Mogul: What was it like to perform at the Super Bowl this year? Sabina: It was truly a beautiful experience. The Super Bowl is such an epic moment that really brings people together from all over the country. The first time we walked out into NRG stadium I felt […]

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