Archive for July, 2016

Ashlee Nino | Visualizing Your End Results

| July 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Ashlee: I have been dancing since the age of 2, competing since the age of 5 and dancing professionally since the age of 16. So I guess dancing has just always been a part of my life. I don’t remember life without dance, it’s who I am. […]

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Enerjaee | Standing Out Amongst The Dragons

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: How do you stand out in a talented male dominated group? Enerjaee: I stand out by simply being myself. I try and work hard to keep up with the guys and show them that I can keep up with them and even be better than them. Dance Mogul: Choreo is real big […]

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Kelsey Menke | Taking In The Moments

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing  Kelsey: I’ve been dancing since I was 5, my mom put me into dance class because she grew up dancing. I loved to dance, however I didn’t think I could be a professional dancer. It wasn’t until after college that I started training in Hip Hop […]

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Olu Tayo | All Things O

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

: Joey “Island Boi” Rosado   Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing  Olu Tayo: 🔸I always wanted to be a recording artist or a veterinarian. At 15, after I had choreographed a number for our Junior High talent show, my cousin asked me to join her dance school stating, “we need boys and […]

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Tas Aleeah | Maximizing Opportunity

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Akbar Muhammad (ArtbyAkbar.com) Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start modeling? Tas Aleeah: I believe all girls grow up looking at magazines, tv commercials and even in-store ads wanting to see someone that resembles their beauty represented before them. For me, being a mixed child: native black mommy and eastern Indian father, I always wanted […]

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Adisa Gooding | Serving Truth

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

DDCPhotography Dance Mogul: What was the inspiration behind your Version of the Lemonade experience? Adisa: Well my inspiration behind lemonade served bitter sweet came from one, me personally being inspired by Miss_Shalae who has been a strong and loving voice to and for trans women from minority backgrounds and two, her passion and own inspiration to do […]

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Ai Shimatsu l Getting In Formation

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Ai Shimatsu: My parents took me to Tokyo Disney Land when I was little. I saw one of the shows and I remember the dancers were shining like stars to me. I told my mom I want to be a part of it. “I want to be a […]

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Alisa Aslanova | Glorifying Ballet In Multiple Ways

| July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Alisa: There wasn’t a specific inspiration. I just came to love ballet very much and this love is forever. Having touched this art once, you will never be able to come off. Dance Mogul: What is the dance culture like in Russia? Alisa: In the Russian […]

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Maiko Fukuda | Perfecting My Passion

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Maiko: I started choreographing for my friends who liked to dance before I learned how to dance myself. Once I got good at that I started making shows for competitions which made me want to also dance in them. Dance Mogul: How did you develop a work […]

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Brandon Mitchell | Be The Hardest Worker You Know

| July 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Brandon: My family inspired me to dance. I come from a family of natural dancers, starting with my Grandmother, Grandma Mitchell. We would all gather and she would share stories about her days on the floor. She would say, “I use to sit ‘em down!” Haha. From […]

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Sisley Loubet | Keeping On My Toes

| July 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Photo Credit: Scott Hebert Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing Photo Credit: Little Shao Sisley: I think it’s a mixture of different things. First, I’ve always loved dancing. In French Guiana where I’m from, dancing is rooted in our culture and whether you’re a Native Indian, African Maroon, Creole or all 3, the […]

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Holly Hyman | Trusting Your Process

| July 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

    Dance Mogul:  What inspired you to start dancing? Holly: I am a born performance artist. I need to move. Dance allows me to express my sense of drama and theater, my artistic gifts. As a young child I enjoyed watching Janet Jackson and The Fly Girls of IN LIVING COLOR. They inspired me […]

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