Archive for March, 2013

Heather Rigg / The only reason to dance is because you can’t live without it.

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Heather Rigg moved to New York City from Massachusetts ten years ago to work for Frank Hatchett as an elite VOP instructor. Since then Heather’s talent, versatility and passion have taken her across the United States, Europe and Asia. Nationally, she has choreographed and performed for “Summer Music Mania” featuring Britney Spears, NSYNC, Destiny’s Child, and Jessica […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGE’S PICK) | JERKIN’ ORIGINALS PREMIERE | DANCE VIDEO CONTEST

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the Judge’s Pick winner of the JERKIN’ ORIGINALS PREMIERE | Dance Video Con H4VOC SQU4D  is a Jerking Crew from   La Grange, North Carolina(NC), US. They are a fairly new crew,and their styles of dance are Tutting, Popping, Waving, Digits, and Jerking. We had a chance […]

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STAGEME WINNER (PEOPLE’S CHOICE) | TUTTING ORIGINALS #4 | DANCE VIDEO CONTEST

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the People’s Choice winner of the TUTTING ORIGINALS #4 | Dance Video Contest. Reverb/KidKoopa  is from Clackamas, OR. USA. He has been dancing a little over two years. His styles of dance are Tutting, Popping, Waving, Digits.   We had a chance to catch up with J-Dem and here […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGES PICK) | WAACKING ORIGINALS #1 | DANCE VIDEO CONTEST

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the Judge’s Pick winner of the Waacking Originals #1 | Dance Video Contest. Princess Lockeroo from NYC has been dancing for 9 years and her styles of dance are Waacking, Vouging, Locking, House, Jazz, Experimental, and little bit of Waving and Hip-Hop. We had a chance to […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGE’S PICK) ALL STYLES | DUBSTEP DANCE VIDEO CONTEST #2

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the (JUDGE’S PICK 1st PLACE) DUBSTEP | ALL STYLES CONTEST #2  Dance Video Contest. Gizmo from Witherspoon Berkeley, California, USA has been dancing for a little over a year now and his favorite style is animation. We had a chance to catch up with J-Dem and here is what […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGES PICK) – POPPING ORIGINALS #3 | DANCE VIDEO CONTEST FT GUEST JUDGES THE WONDERTWINS

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

  StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the Judges Pick winner of the POPPING ORIGINALS #3 Contest.   J-Dem from Buenos Aires Argentina has been dancing for 8 years and his styles of dance are popping, hip hop, house, dancehall, krump, afro, freestyle, and experimental. We had a chance to catch up […]

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Erik TomaHawk Sandoval / Teaching real hip-hop and discipline that will last a life time

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Erik Sandoval began dancing at age four, training under many master teachers. He received his ballet training from Lisa Thorngren and Elizabeth Huebner, as well as contemporary instruction from Leona Morimune. He has been a part of Team Millennia under director Kenny Jones, The IV League under director Austin Fernandez, and Academy Of Swag under […]

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Jae Blaze / Blazing A Trail for the Next Generation

| March 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

  When the incomparable talent of world renowned choreographer Fatima Robinson  was met with the passion and creativity of  Jae Blaze, a match made in choreographer heaven was born.  At the time of their 2005 meeting, Jae Blaze had established a reputation as one of Canada’s premier choreographers thanks to her flawless ability to unite […]

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Ashleigh Thornton / Paying it Forward

| March 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ashleigh Thornton is the Owner and Creator of NoireNaturals LLC an all natural line of hair products, designed to cater to the unique needs of kinky, curly, and wavy hair types. Ashleigh launched NoireNaturals on September 17, 2011, completely debt free, only using savings from internships with companies such as Procter & Gamble and Hallmark […]

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Melissa Sue / Inspiring the Young Dancers of Today

| March 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

  Melissa Sue Anderson originates from Brick, NJ and began her dance training early at The American Academy of Ballet and Standing Ovation School of Dance. As a teenager Melissa Sue spent her time touring nationally with Tremaine Dance Conventions starting as their official Ballet Assistant but soon moved into other styles assisting such choreographers […]

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Derek Mitchell / Prompt Present and Prepared

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Derek Mitchell is one of today’s most sought out choreographers. He has choreographed projects utilizing almost every style of dance and that versatility makes him an asset to any project. He has numerous credits in TV, Film, Stage, Commercials, Music Videos and Concerts. He has choreographed a total of 15 Contemporary duets, Street Jazz duets […]

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Erik Saradpon / Graduate of San Diego State University

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Erik Saradpon is a nationally-distinguished choreographer & teacher. A graduate of San Diego State University, Erik has dedicated his talents to empowering the lives of the youth by engaging them in positive lifestyles & healthy alternatives through music & dance. He is known for founding/directing national champions, FORMALity, a professional hip-hop dance company. Since its […]

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An Inspirational Experience for Dancers and Non-Dancers Alike

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The creative visionary behind Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way Ball,” and judge on Lifetime Television’s “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition” takes his talents on the road, teaching the choreography to iconic pieces of his work. This workshop symposium is a rare opportunity to dance with, and learn from a truly world-class professional as he offers a glimpse into his creative […]

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Jimmy R.O. Smith / Bachelors Degree in Health & Human Performance

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jimmy R. O. Smith has a BS degree in Health & Human Performance with a minor in Music Education from Prairie View A & M University. JROS has become one of today’s hottest & most requested dancers in the business, but his professionalism, distinct style, energy & artistic vision has attracted a list of projects […]

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Choreographer’s Canvas 2013

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Group Theatre Too Announces 2013 Choreographer’s Canvas The Group Theatre Too (GTT) presents its sixth annual Choreographer’s Canvas, a one-night event featuring the works of over fifteen established and emerging choreographers from around the country. The Canvas, headed by GTT Executive Producer Justin Boccitto, will play at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center Saturday May […]

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UBC 2013 Update

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Come Jan 2014 The Ultimate b-boy championship will bring you the Top 12 B-boy & Girls on the planet.This will be steamed live from the birth place of Hip hip, the Boogie down Bronx in HD Via www.ubcports.com The Ultimate B-boy Championship Is proud to release February’s pick of the Month. Congratulations to B-boy Ben […]

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Anna Sarao / Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine presents another shining female example of arts and education. Anna started her career in dance with a nonprofit organization called Culture Shock Dance Troupe in San Diego.  She was a dancer for 8 years and became the Artistic Director from 2000 to 2003. She also served as an adviser for Funkanometry SF in 2004 and Artistic […]

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Angel B / Keep your Integrity and Fight for your Beliefs

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

      Dance Mogul Magazine is honored to present another female dancer that is inspiring self  empowerment through dance. She started in her country and now continues to do the same thing here in the states. We know that there are millions more out there like Angel and we hope her article reaches them […]

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Dj 5*STARR “THE GENERAL” ( Be More in STEM)

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul Magazine was introduced to Kendrick Tilghman, also known as “DJ 5 Starr”, The General at the 2013 Innovative Stem Conference. Mr. Tilghman shared his story of how he went from being a well-known DJ to wanting to take his career to another level. Mr. Tilghman shared that although the DJing business was […]

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Hitmaster Fish / Juste Debout 2013

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul Magazine had a good time experiencing Juste Debout NYC and watching the Paris finals via the internet. Juste Debout Judge Hitmaster Fish was generous enough to take the time to fill us in. Dance Mogul: What was your favorite stop on the tour? Hitmaster Fish: Korea, Greece, Spain Dance Mogul: How can the mobilizing that Juste Debout better serve the […]

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Yasuharu Kawate / Don’t Forget to Enjoy Dancing

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Yasuharu Kawate, born 1990, is a Tokyo native who has always had a strong infatuation for sports and exercise. Yasuharu trained as a professional tennis player until the age of 17 when he began to attend dance classes a couple times a week. Fascinated by western music and exercise, Yasuharu traveled to Los Angeles at the […]

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Amanda Forst / Dance For Yourself and Things Will Happen

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Amanda Lynn Forst, has danced professionally across the US, South America, and Asia. Amanda has a BFA in Dance Studies and has worked at Broadway Dance Center. Originally from Connecticut, she currently resides in Los Angeles.  Amanda Lynn often works along side choreographer, G Madison IV.  We are always happy to get a female […]

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Joe Brown / Bridging the Gap of Arts & Education

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Born and raised in New York, Joe’s passion for dance began as early as he can remember.  Cultivated by the urban dance scene as a competitive hip hop freestyler and a rich introduction to Broadway theater thanks to his older sister, his influence spans the world of dance and the performing arts.  Joe continued his […]

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Victor Sho / A Complete Package of Arts & Education

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Victor Sho was born in Lagos, Nigeria and was raised in the Bronx since the age of two. Victor was raised in the birth place of Hip-Hop, the Bronx, and still resides there today. He started training as a dancer with a Hip-hop Dance crew called 730. It started as something done all for […]

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Josh Killacky / Take a Walk in his Dancing Shoes

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

When Dance Mogul Magazine read Josh’s story we were at a loss for words. We couldn’t even ask any questions because we felt he had taken us on a journey through his life, a life as dancer. We are also dancers at Dance Mogul Magazine and we could visualize every word as he described his […]

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Victor Gonzalez / You Never Know Who is Looking Up to You

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Victor Gonzalez, from Rosemead CA started dancing at the age of 14 years old. Now a 22 year old professional Hip Hop Dancer Instructor and Choreographer as well as a business man running a dance program for kids. Victor started dancing in 2004 for a small organization called “Rosemead Elite”. In 2006 he joined Jayvee Dance Center’s […]

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Kyle Preiser / Choreographer VS Artistic Director

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kyle Preiser is a dancer/choreographer from New York. He has received training from some of the biggest names in the industry including Cris Judd, TOKYO and Kelly Peters. With his training he has gone on to assist TOKYO, Cris Judd, Gil Duldulao, Wade Robson and many others. He has received the prestigious Pulse Protege award […]

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Amanda Tae / Bridging the Gap between Amateurs and Professionals

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dancing since the age of three, Amanda Tae attended New WorldSchool of the ArtsHigh School in Downtown Miami and continued her education at FloridaInternationalUniversity where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management. In 2002, she graduated Magna Cum Laude on the Dean’s List as a member of both the Honor’s College and Phi […]

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STAGEME WINNER (PEOPLE’S) DUBSTEP | ALL STYLES

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

  StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the People’s Choice winner of the DUBSTEP | ALL STYLES CONTEST #2   Svet  from Moscow, Russia. He has been dancing for 4 years and his styles of dance are Popping, Electro Dance, Turfing, Flexing We had a chance to catch up with Svet and here is what he […]

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STAGEME WINNER (PEOPLE’S CHOICE & JUDGE’S PICK) KRUMP ORIGINALS PREMIERE

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the People’s Choice & Judges Pick winner of the Krump Originals Premiere | Dance Video Contest. Ashton”Stackz”Lites of Sidestreet/NSA/OneTribe  from Boston, Massachusetts . He has been dancing for 7 years and his styles of dance are krump, popping, house, locking, breaking, and hip-hop We had a chance to catch up […]

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STAGEME WINNER (PEOPLES CHOICE) – HIP HOP ORIGINALS PREMIERE

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the Peoples Choice Winner of the Hip Hop Originals Premiere | Dance Video Contest. Bboy Moon from Leskovac Serbia. He has been dancing for 6 years and his styles of dance are Hip Hop, Bboying, Electroboggie Latin dancinf. We had a chance to catch up with Bboy Moon and […]

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STAGEME WINNER (JUDGES PICK) – HIP HOP ORIGINALS PREMIERE

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

StageMe and Dance Mogul Magazine are proud to announce the Judges Pick Winner of the Hip Hop Originals Premiere | Dance Video Contest. BlackStar from Everett, MASSACHUESETTS. He has been dancing for 4 years and his styles of dance are Hip-Hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Modern , Tap, Popping and Krumping We had a chance to catch up with […]

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Chase Benz / We Need To Be Recognized

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Born and raised in Nashville, TN, Chase Benz trained 11 years at one of Nashville’s top dance studios, DC Dance Factory. Since then, Chase Benz toured with Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey and Britney Spears on her Circus and Femme Fatale Tour serving as Dance Captain, “Benz appeared in Films such as Stomp the Yard, […]

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Kaiven Michael Lin / Uplift the Next to Inspire the Rest

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Kai is a dancer/choreographer from Queens, New York. Kai is a graduate of Fiorello H. Laguardia high school, where he also received ballet and modern dance training. Kai has performed with AbstraKT Beings in the following shows: Sybarite, Broadway Dance Center’s Aim Invitational, Sirens after Dark, and the Pulse on Tour. Dancing is his passion but he […]

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WillDaBeast / A CollectiveUth

| March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Will Da Beast has worked with The Black Eye Peas, Usher, T-Pain etc and after his workshop he was humble enough to share his journey with us and we are honored to have the privilege to share his story to the masses. Special thanks to Andrea Jasper for all that she does for dance. Alot of people use the […]

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Luana Simpson / From Brazil to Billboards

| March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

As Luana Simpson strikes a pose she is clearly ready for success her unique dancing style: strong, energetic, fierce and feminine, with a touch of Brazilian flavor. Luana started her international career as a dancer and choreographer on the movie YOU GOT SERVED 2 BEAT THE WORLD, directed by the same writer of Stomp the […]

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Ian EastWood Workshop / A Tribe Body Experience

| March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tribe Body’s mission is to improve lives one class at a time with a diverse and supportive community of adults (age 8 and up). To assist them on their mission they bring in some of the top talent around the world. This particular day they had Ian Eastwood.Ian Eastwood is leading a new generation of dancers & […]

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Prelude / Urban Dance Competition Series

| March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Prelude’s goal is to support the Dance Community with a competition focusing and showcasing local & regional hip-hop dance groups, dance companies, and the overall dance community. By training and preparing for this event, they hope to enrich, strengthen and improve an individual dancer and/or dance group. Dance Mogul Magazine had the opportunity to […]

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World of Dance / International Urban Dance Competition

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The World of Dance Tour is the largest International Urban Dance Competition taking place in 14 major markets across the globe. With focus on the art of street dancing and today’s new aged choreography, World of Dance is the largest touring event embracing Urban Dance and Youth Lifestyle. The World’s top dancers, hundreds of participants, and […]

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Hip Hop International / The Olympics of Street Dance

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hip Hop International founded in 2002 and based in Los Angeles is the producer of multiple live and televised street dance competitions. Among them are MTV’s Randy Jackson presents America’s Best Dance Crew, the USA Hip Hop Dance Championship, the World Hip Hop Dance Championship, the World Battles and Urban Moves Dance Workshops. Hip Hop […]

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Jonathan Bryant / The Industry is not for the light hearted or the lazy

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jonathan Bryant was born and raised in Tampa, Florida and has been living in Atlanta for several years. He grew being involved in the arts especially singing and dancing and decided that dance was his passion. His style is unique and is an expression of his personality through which he displays his visions and creativity […]

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So You Think You Can Dance / From the Streets, to the Studio, to the homes of Millions

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

  So You Think You Can Dance is an American televised dance competition show that airs on Fox in the United States and is the flagship series of the international So You Think You Can Dance television franchise.The show features a broad variety of American and international dance styles including classical, contemporary, ballroom, hip-hop, street, club, jazz, and musical theatre styles, amongst others, with many sub-genres within the categories represented. Competitors […]

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Rhapsody’s Sirens After Dark Showcase / Celebrating Dance, Music, and Fashion

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rhapsody James and Siren Assassins brings you one of the most popular NYC showcase events called Sirens After Dark. Considered “The Social” of the Siren Assassins brand, Sirens After Dark is an entertainment showcase/after party for all to attend. Created by Rhapsody James, to celebrate Dance, Music, and Fashion. S.A.D uses a cabaret setting to […]

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The Carnival: Choreographer’s Ball / Celebrating Free Artistic Expression

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Carnival: Choreographer’s Ball show is the longest running dance show in Southern California, and a popular monthly showcase of the top/elite choreographers in the world (video, music, and film). The show is run in Hollywood, with satellite choreographer’s balls in New York, Paris, London, and Tokyo. The show is considered the dance community’s ultimate competitive venue for choreographers to perform or display their work. The […]

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FUNKBOX NYC / The Rucker Park for Dancers

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE FUNKBOX IS PRESENTED BY RESIDENT DJ TONY TOUCH, VOODOO RAY & KHAHIM TONY TOUCH aka Tony Toca continues to be a force to be reckoned with. TONY TOUCH, an icon in Hip-Hop and in the Urban Hispanic genre plus seasoned player in the game, is a true innovator and has revolutionized the DJ game […]

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Juste Debout / WorldWide StreetDance Festival

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Owner/Founder of Juste Debout Bruce Ykanji seen here with Dance Mogul. Juste Debout is an international and annual dance competition founded in 2001 by Bruce Ykanji in France which focuses on street dance styles. The four main categories are hip hop new style, house, locking and popping.  It was an honor to cover one of the biggest dance competitions in the world.To go from hearing about it word of mouth, […]

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Don “Campbellock’ Campbell / The Father of Street Dance

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Celebrating the Legacy of Don Campbellock Campbell (The Father of Street Dance) Living Legend to the right  along with Shockalock NYC’s 1st Locker to the far left.  Dance Mogul Magazine had the Honor to sit down with Don “Campbellock” Campbell to hear his story of how he created the Locking Dance. Don Campbellock Campbell’s interview […]

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