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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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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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Kristin McQuaid | Be a Trendsetter Not a Trend Follower

| February 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Join us as we celebrate the ambitious and creative, Kristin McQuaid  one of today’s hottest choreographers. For more than 15 years, she has wowed audiences as an actor, dancer and choreographer and has just added designer to that list. We hope her words can self-empower you to be all that you desire. Dance Mogul: […]

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Dance Mogul Magazine featuring Deja & Taja Riley | 2016 Year End Review & Inspirational Quotes

| December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers, it brings us great pleasure to share with you our 2016 Year End Review issue, featuring Deja & Taja Riley, Award-Winning Dancers, Choreographers, Creative Directors inspirational quotes. Destiny. We are all instituted with purpose. But much like anything else, even our purpose, requires nurturing, guidance, fathering. Every man is father intended. Every woman, […]

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Dance Mogul Magazine featuring Debbie Allen’s The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

| December 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Our trip to LA was very productive I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ms. Debbie Allen, dance Legend and Cultural Icon. To find out how she continues to inspire young dancers and people all over the world, see notes below….. Join us as we celebrate sharing… Dear Ms. Allen, We at Dance Mogul […]

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Yan Zhuang | Balancing Life In The States

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

From left, Zhuang Yan, Tian Hao and Sun Hong-Liang of “Double It,” which opened at the Baruch Performing Arts Center  Credit Julieta Cervantes for The New York Times   Dance Mogul: What has inspired you to pursue the arts?   Yan Zhuang: Yan Yan Zhao is the first person I worked with in America. She was […]

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Phil Collins | Finding Your Place In The Industry

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Photo by: Q. Burdette Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing?   Phil: There are multiple people who inspired me – Fred Astaire, The King And I, Michael Jackson, Aaliyah – but the video that finally made me beg my mom to take me to a dance class was “Baby One More Time”.   […]

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Go To Heaven Dance Company | Dancing For A Higher Purpose

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What was the inspiration behind your company?   Keilah Glover: As a young child my goal was to become a dance teacher, so my destiny was fulfilled when Go To Heaven Dance Company was born. The inspiration came from my daughter Heaven and the company was named after her in 2008.     […]

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National YoungArts Foundation 2016 Scholarship

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that recognizes and nurtures the nation’s most talented young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts, is now accepting applications for its 2016 Program. Young artists between the ages of 15 and 18 or in high school grades 10-12 (as of December 1, 2015) across […]

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Africa In America Magazine 2nd Annual Original Works Dance and Music Showcase

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

           Africa in America: Music, Dance & Culture Magazine is a new online publication launched in September 2014 by dancer, singer, choreographer, and community organizer, Kara Mack. The magazine serves as a primary resource for both professionals and participants in the African diasporic music, dance, and culture in America. The magazine […]

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NEWARK COMIC CON | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 2015 9:00 AM — 8:00 PM

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Newark Comic Con is the leading pop culture event of New Jersey’s largest city. We seek to host contemporary comics, graphic novels, anime, video games, toys, manga, and movies. Providing a platform zombies, creativity, leading talent, and the most exciting exhibitors – increasing awareness and access to the area to the […]

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Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive Interview : Artistic Director Rachel Truitt | Gotta Dance Contemporary

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive Interview : Artistic Director Rachel Truitt | Gotta Dance Contemporary Photos by: Sykes Photography Dance Mogul: Please introduce yourself briefly to our audience. Rachel Truitt: My name is Rachel Truitt,  artistic director for Gotta Dance Contemporary. Gotta Dance Contemporary is in its sixth season, we pride ourselves on being a […]

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Rachel Truitt Artistic Director of Gotta Dance Contemporary premieres “SURFACE”

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine in Association with Sykes Photography | Review by: Tianna Pourciau Sykes Now that dance is becoming more and more popular and mainstream, it seems that very few dance performances are wowing audiences with work that is entertaining and that also has substance. Gotta Dance Contemporary’s Surface premiered August 20th at 7 Stages […]

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NEWARK RIVERFRONT IN ASSOCIATION WITH DANCE MOGUL MAGAZINE PRESENTS DANCE STORIES ON THE RIVER AUGUST 15, 2015

| August 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

  This Week at Newark Riverfront Park: Latin Splendor, Riverfront House & Dance Stories on the River and more!     What’s up down by the river…August 2, 2015 View this email in your browser Thank you Newark for making this a great summer down by the River! The fun continues this week with music […]

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Dance Mogul MagazineReviews “TAP WORlD” | NYC Premiere

| July 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tap world is the love child of director Dean Hargrove, Executive Producers Dean Hargrove, Jeff Peters, Producers Chloe Arnold, Maud Arnold, George Mandl, and Steven Poster, ASC. The NYC premiere was held on July 11th at Village East Cinema. Prior to previewing the movie there was a dynamic tap performance by Chloe Arnold and the […]

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Pharaohs of Memphis | DAMN Film Series

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine had the honor of screening the latest success story of the Memphis Jookin culture thanks to the DAMN Film Series at the Theater Lab Annex on 4/27/15. Dance Mogul Magazine has been covering the Memphis Dance World for 5 years and it’s beyond amazing what working together, empowering each other through dance and […]

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Dance Mogul Magazine | Defining Women of Grace | April 2015

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers: With the success of our 2014 magazine that focused on building self esteem, a publication that was written to help young female dancers, we decided to start the year off right, and present our current issue, Defining Women of Grace, a publication that is devoted to spotlighting the great accomplishments of women in […]

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Howard University | Honors Brown Ballerinas | 2015 Review

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was an honor to witness Howard University’s event “Honoring Brown Ballerinas.” The event featured a special Q & A with ABT’s premier soloist Misty Copeland. The event was curated by Royce Zackery.  Royce is the Head Coordinator of the Division of Dance College of Arts and Sciences Department of Theatre Arts Programs. Dance is […]

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ZEST’s debut at White Box Art Center with Andrew Kaminski Art | 2015 Review

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

On March 19th, 2015 ZEST COLLECTIVE Contemporary Performance Art presented a multidisciplinary program at White Box Art Center as part of Harlem Arts Festival’s Young Patrons’ Session. Dance Mogul Magazine went behind the scenes to capture the company’s historic premiere at the Bowery’s White Box Art Center. DMM also sat down with the company’s founder […]

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BodyStories | Teresa Fellion Dance

| February 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: Can you take us behind the scenes of these projects? What is the inspiration and what is the process of manifesting these projects? Teresa Fellion: The Mantises Are Flipping (P.S. I’ll have whatever they’re having) has been a long-term project created in three separate worlds. The inspiration to start this project originally came […]

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GOTHAM CHAMBER OPERA |Final Production of 2014-2015 Season |The U.S. and World Stage Premieres of

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What is the inspiration behind The Tempest Songbook? Luca Veggetti: Inspiration often operates on multiple and different levels, but inevitably the work to be staged itself has to be for me the source from which imagination springs.  In this case, the form is as singular as it is powerfully suggestive: a songbook, ready […]

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King Mas |Living by the Principles of Balance and Order

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

       King MAS AKA The Musical OBEAH Man is a singer, songwriter, composer, & guitarist born and raised in Boston. Massachusetts (USA) to Jamaican and Montserratian parents. This Caribbean blend mixed with the American cultural influences all contributed to the unique blend of style that make the King one of Reggae music’s fastest rising […]

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Sakinah LeStage & Kiki Ely |AtLA Takeova

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Female Dance Moguls ~ Sakinah LeStage & Kiki Ely ~ All photos by: Justin Robinson   Dance Mogul: Who and what have been some of your inspirations in dance and in life? Sakinah LeStage: My inspirations have been Debbie Allen (Director, Choreographer, Actress) and Catherine Brewton (Vice President of BMI Publishing, Billboard Music’s Woman of […]

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BALLET HISPANICO Company Dancer Christopher Bloom Nominated for Clive Barnes Award

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: Congratulations, how does it feel to be nominated for the Clive Barnes Award? Christopher Bloom: It feels amazing to be a finalist for the Clive Barnes Dance Award. I am honored to be considered in the elite company of the other nominees and I am proud to be a representative of the contemporary dance community. I […]

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Suzanne Beahrs Dance

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What is the inspiration for Rise? Suzanne Beahrs: The inspiration for RISE came from thinking about dance education. Modern dance places value on being yourself, and I love seeing truly magical moments when students allow themselves to share a part of themselves that they had been hiding. I wanted to better understand […]

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AMANDA SELWYN DANCE THEATRE

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Dance Mogul: What can the audience expect during your anniversary year?   Amanda Selwyn: For my 15th Anniversary year, audiences can expect to see a true celebration of the signature elements and structures in my choreographic work including gesture, partnering, virtuosic artistry juxtaposed with pedestrian movement, humor, character, and theatricality.  Renewal promises to be […]

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Douglas Dunn & Dancers presents | World Premiere of Aidos

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What can the world expect from Aidos?   Douglas Dunn: Aidos celebrates the uplifting uselessness of bodies in aestheticized motion. The subtext of the piece is that no matter how hard we try, we humans, divided against ourselves, always battling, never get it right: individual/collective; mind/body; love/hate; beauty/ugliness. Dance Mogul: How is this production different […]

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New York Theatre Ballet presents | Cinderella

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What is the inspiration for the series? Diana Byer: Once Upon A Ballet began many years ago as a way to introduce inner-city children to dance, music, design and literature.  Kermet Love (Designer of Big Bird) and Jim Henson came up with the idea of one-hour ballets.   Dance Mogul: What can […]

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Dance Mogul Magazine featuring Leah McFly | Spot-lite Article “Building Self Esteem”

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine was founded by father and son team, Basil Harris and Anthony Harris. In an effort to help support and promote the importance of Arts and education, Dance Mogul Magazine was birthed. Since Dance Mogul Magazine’s conception in 2010, we have been sharing stories of dancers all over the world. We’re aware that […]

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Kari Taylor | Born to Sing

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Singer/songwriter Kari Taylor has found herself living her dream – writing, recording, performing and acting. This year Kari made some amazing accomplishments  preparing to release her second self- financed, single and being cast in two stage plays. Last year she started an Internet Radio Station and hosted her own Radio Reality Show. In 2011 she […]

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JoiLynn | Live in Your Truth

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

 A multidimensional dance based artist, JoiLynn is an eclectic artist performing in artistic collaborations through various genres and mediums. Her dance performance can be seen on the stage, film, TV, and in concert dance. As artistic director of JoiLynn Productions, she choreographs and produces, techincal, provocative and edgy collaborations utilizing her unique theatrical style of […]

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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College and Anton Krilloff present The Snow Maiden

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: As a performer, what has The Snow Maiden experience been like? Alexander Rudoy: My name is Alexander Rudoy and I have been performing in the “Snow Maiden” production for 3 years.  It has been an amazing experience performing on big stages in different cities bringing joy and happiness to children and adults alike.  […]

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Oprah Winfrey’s “The Life You Want” weekend at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine was founded by father and  son team, Basil Harris and Anthony Harris.  In an effort to help support and promote the importance of Arts and education, Dance Mogul Magazine was birthed. Since Dance Mogul Magazine’s conception in 2010, we have been sharing stories of dancers all over the world.  We’re aware that […]

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Epic Collaboration | Atlanta’s Next Generation

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Epic Collaboration or EC FAM for short was started in Atlanta, Georgia in November 2011 by EC  members Marshall Cooper, a.k.a. WestTragedy, Eshad Gladman, a.k.a. Spazz, and Branden Robinson, a.k.a. Matrix. This crew has been together for over 2 years and was started by a group of friends that have grown into one of the […]

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Gerard Barrett | Building a Real Estate Legacy

| October 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul Magazine has learned over the years it’s only so much you can preach to the younger generation in terms of getting them to want better for themselves. We have learned in some cases it’s better to just show them, especially the youth in poverty stricken areas that cant see past the the […]

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Amaru Lewis | I Wanted to be Somebody

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine has the honor of showcasing a unique story that inspires self empowerment in a way that we haven’t thus far by way of Amaru Lewis. Picture Bill Cosby raising his kid’s in the hood. If you needed a license to be a comic, this guy has one! Get this his father was […]

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Chloe Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies | GERALD W. LYNCH THEATER at John Jay College Residency

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What can participants expect from this residency that they haven’t experienced before? Chloe Arnold: Our residency is going to feel like a ROCKIN’ CONCERT!!! We will be singing and rocking the audience with our feet!   Dance Mogul: How do you continue to grow as an artist while having to give so much […]

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ZULU KING SLONE WOTSCREW PREZ | RECEIVES HUMANITARIAN AWARD 2014

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

“At Sofrito’s  with my friends William Sonnet’ along with his girlfriend Alexa V. Morales, and the sofrito family,  big thanks to Benjamin Olan for always showing support for the people and the culture. And special shout out to Fiorella Muñiz who is a great friend to me for so many years. The night I was awarded the humanitarian award I wanted to share […]

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Sue Samuels | Preparing for JAZZ ON THE WESTSIDE

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What is the inspiration for putting a new spin on West Side Story? Sue Samuels: My original inspiration came when a friend of mine, Milly Rockefeller, put the CD of the songs West Side Story in my hand and suggested I listen to it. The new orchestrations and current singers on the album […]

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VON USSAR danceworks presents the 8th Annual THE DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dark-Circles-Contemporary-Dance-by-Sergio-Garcia   Dance Mogul: What is the purpose behind The Dance Gallery and what can audiences expect this year? Astrid von Ussar: The Dance Gallery Festival was created in response to the shortage of affordable state of the art performance spaces for dance in the New York City area. For up and coming companies with […]

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GERALD W. LYNCH THEATER at John Jay College presents residencies for Ephrat Asherie Dance & Chloe Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What can participants expect from this residency that they haven’t experienced before? Ephrat Asherie: On the 2nd I’ll be showing excerpts of different pieces, some brand new ideas and some older ones that I’ve remixed in order to improve on.   The showing is going to be informal and interactive. I want the audience […]

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TC Eckstein | Masterminding High Quality Sound

| September 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Theresa Eckstein, a native of Springfield, MA started pursuing her passion for music at 8 years old. She is the granddaughter of the late great Jazz Singer/Musician, Billy Eckstein. Influenced by a variety of music, it was Jazz that captured her heart and soul at a tender age. Her vocal talent started in church and […]

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Boy Blue Entertainment | The Five & the Prophecy of Prana

| September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

This October in the Barbican Theatre, the award-winning hip hop dance company Boy Blue Entertainment return with their critically-acclaimed production The Five & the Prophecy of Prana. This show is a dynamic fusion of hip-hop and martial arts and an explosive tribute to manga, which tells the story of five young troublemakers who are drawn […]

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Kara Mack | Cultivating the African Diasporic in America

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kara Mack is an African & Afro-diasporic dancer, singer, choreographer and renaissance woman who has created a new online publication, Africa in America: Music, Dance & Culture Magazine, launching on September 20th. The magazine aims to serve as a primary resource for both professionals and participants in the African Diasporic music, dance, and culture in […]

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Compete-to-the-Beat | Majestic Street Dance Show Down… 2014 | How Can Magazines Collaborate with Dance Events?

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

How Can Magazines Collaborate with Dance Events? Click Here to View Magazine This season Dance Mogul Magazine collaborates with “Compete-to-the-Beat,” the majestic street dance showdown. It’s the first collaboration of a magazine and street dance events where unconventional rules breed unique collaborations. Basil Harris, CEO, and Anthony Harris, Marketing Director of Dance Mogul Magazine talked with […]

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Dr. Marco Clark | Magic Johnson Foundation | Fighting for Our Children

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine had the opportunity to inspire self empowerment in a different way this month. We had the honor of talking with the National Ambassador for the Magic Johnson Foundation “Dr. Marco Clark” as he continues the nationwide fight for literacy for our children. As printed media, we felt that this topic was imperative […]

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Alex Kim | Keeping the Spirit of Hustle Alive

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine believes you dont have to wait until throwback Thursday or flashback Friday to indulge and appreciate history. Dance Mogul was honored to take the time with Alex Kim to hear about his contributions to dance. Competing and performing for decades in hustle and theatre arts, Alex Kim knows how to put on […]

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Young Homeless & Hungry in America

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Image Emergency Shelter 3804 Broadway Place, Los Angeles (MUST call 211 for referral) 323-231-1711   Door of Hope 669 North Los Robles Ave., Pasadena 626-304-9130   Good Shepherd Center for Homeless 1671 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles 213-250-5241   Homeless Outreach Program 5715  S. Broadway #1, Los Angeles 323-541-0786   Midnight Mission 601 South San […]

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Manhattan Youth Ballet and MMAC announce Auditions for THE KNICKERBOCKER SUITE

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a dancer you are always in need of Empowerment, especially when it’s time to test your will to succeed. With MYB and MMAC having auditions for “The Knickerbocker Suite”, Dance Mogul Magazine thought it would be beneficial if the dancers coming to the audition got some insight and words of encouragement. It takes a […]

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Storyboard P | Covering Rihanna’s “Love Song”

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Who remembers “close your eyes”? The collaboration that Storyboard P did with The Bullitts, Lucy Liu and Jay Electronica. Well, Story is back at again with Marc Baptiste Photography, Inc. and will be OFFICIALLY COVERING Rihanna’s LOVE SONG. Dance Mogul Magazine will be bringing you behind the scenes exclusives of the collaboration. When ever these […]

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Storyboard P | Wanting More For The Culture

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul Magazine caught up with Storyboard P while he is currently on tour in Japan. P is preparing to come back to the states for some more big projects that will impact not only him, but the community he is from, Brooklyn NY. P has always been a dancer that has used his […]

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DOMO | Preparing for DOMONATION

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine has had the pleasure of watching this R&B/POP sensation hit the ground running in her pursuit for greatest. DOMO has paid her dues as a dancer and performing artist, hitting major circuits here in the states and internationally. This is one Queen that is ready to stand tall on her thrown as […]

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Broken Road | A Story of Ultimate Forgiveness

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Story telling has always been associated with dance in every genre. The more stories that are told the more inspiration, empowerment and information is spread. What some may see as entertainment, many see it as a glimpse into actually events that can contribute to their lives. Dance Mogul Magazine has the honor of highlighting a […]

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Yaminah Legohn | A Meaning Behind Every Dance

| September 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Passionate, dedicated, and hardworking is the least to say about Yaminah Legohn, choreographer, teacher, professional dancer and performer of West African, Dancehall/Reggae, Hip Hop, Jazz and Modern dance styles. Legohn holds a BA degree in Speech Communications & Dance with an emphasis in choreography from San Francisco State University. Before moving to New York, Legohn […]

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D(n)A Arts’ MADE TO MOVE Intensive | Dance Mogul Magazine 2014 Exclusive

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Co – Creators of  D(n)A Arts (Daisha n Alicia Graf Mack) Daisha and Alicia Graf Mack, co-creators of D(n)A Arts and stars in their respective worlds of commercial and concert dance,  hosted their 2nd “Made to Move” 1-Day Intensive, which draws artists from across the nation. They have achieved extraordinary success and are committed to sharing their knowledge […]

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All Dance Everything Expo | Back to School Event

| September 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine had the honor of covering the All Dance Everything Expo in Memphis TN 2014. This particualr dance event had a positive twist to it, community organizers were able to get sponsors like Walmart, Wells Fargo, Nike, and a host of others to contribute free school supplies to the youth of Memphis who would […]

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Storyboard P | From Harlem to Tokyo & Back to Brooklyn Collab..

| September 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The director of the Xperia video portrait advert seems to be heavily involved with not only Sony Xperia but also this Michael Jackson project. Story Board P, the dancer featured in the aforementioned advert, has also tweeted about choreographing for a “Brooklyn Thriller” for Sony Xperia.: STORYBOARD P @ETHEREALSTORY Mar 18 Currently choreographing “Brooklyn Thriller” […]

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