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Monsters Dance Orlando Tour Summer Finale 2013


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In its 9th year on the road, Monsters Dance Conventions will be making its way to Orlando, Florida. Monsters will be conducting a 3-day dance workshop, plus seminars & auditions, all instructed by …

In its 9th year on the road, Monsters Dance Conventions will be making its way to Orlando, Florida. Monsters will be conducting a 3-day dance workshop, plus seminars & auditions, all instructed by their renowned faculty of professional choreographers.

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  • Demographics, # of attendees – Video clip idea – RED CUP sponsored by Kodak
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    • 1. Welcome to Monsters Dance Orlando Tour Finale
    • 2. • Chonique Sneed • A California Native, Chonique began her career as a child actress at the age of 8. She worked on commercials, kid variety specials, and television shows in her early years. Always having a natural ability and interest in dance, she went on to dance in movies, world tours, and countless music videos, working with artists such as: Missy Elliott, Eve, Gwen Stefani, PDiddy, and Janet Jackson. • She quickly moved into Choreography and Artistic Direction. Chonique has choreographed for artists such as Christina Milian, Britney Spears, Missy Elliot Pink, Jennifer Lopez, and more. She also was added to the team as a Choreography consultant for the America’s Best Dance Crew Season 5 auditions. Chonique cofounded the wildly successful Creating Opportunities workshop to inspire young dancers with knowledge, tips, information and feedback so they can expand their opportunities as a dancer in the industry. Building on an already successful dance and choreography career, she is now developing as an amazing rapper! Lisette Bustamante
    • 3. Join Us for Club Stylz Showcase Performances & Freestyle Battles ___________ Saturday July 13th at 6:30PM ___________ Hyatt Regency Orlando Intercontinental Ballroom ___________ Signup To Battle at our Monsters Dance Registration
    • 4. • So You Think You Can Dance Tour 2008, 2009 Tour ◦ America's Best Dance Crew ◦ Celine Dion 2008-09 Taking Chances Tour ◦ Sean Kingston Teen Choice Awards ◦ Christina Aguilera 2006-07 Back to Basics Tour ◦ Ricky Martin 2007 Black and White Tour ◦ Solange Promo Tour w-Justin Timberlake ◦ Destiny’s Child (Dance Breaks) TRL & World Tour ◦ AJA Scream Tour w-B2k • The Emmy’s 2009 ◦ So You Think You Can Dance *EMMY NOMINATION ◦ Rock the Reception/TLC (Host) ◦ America's Best Dance Crew MTV (Supervising Chor.) ◦ The Ellen Degeneres Show – 2009 NBC (Guest Chor.) ◦ Celine Dion Special CBS ◦ Chevy Gearhead ◦ Prevention Magazine ◦ Nike Rockstar Workout ◦ Bacardi Mojito ◦ MasterCard • Solange Feeling You ◦ Ramiyah Turn it Out ◦ Kristine W Stronger • Macy's ◦ JNCO Jeans ◦ MAGIC Fashion Convention ◦ Nike ◦ NCAA Final Four Women’s Championship ◦ Matrix ◦ Redkin ◦ Inner City Games ◦ Special Olympics Tabitha & Napoleon Dumo
    • 5. • Kevin Maher began professionally dancing on the 1999 VMA's with FatBoy Slim. He crashed that audition and has been non stop ever since. He has danced background for such artists' as Missy Elliot, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Mya, Cyndi Lauper, Jonte, George Michael and Paulina Rubio. • Kevin now Choreographs Film, Televeision, Tours and Music Videos. He Co-Artistic Directed New Kids on the Block World Reunion Tour, Jason Derulo’s tour, as well as the MOHH Show 08'. He has choreographed music videos for Britney Spears, Basement Jaxx, Kelis, Jonte and Kristine Elezaj. Recent projects include, Fashion Shows for Ed Hardy and Macy's Passport featuring the Harajuku Girls L.A.M.B. Kevin Maher
    • 6. • From Justin to Janet, Usher to Madonna….she’s worked side by side with them all. Lisette grew up in a house full of music and dance where she inherited her passion for the performing arts. Her Venezuelan father was the lead singer of a salsa band growing up and her Puerto-Rican mother was a championship winning salsa dancer…it’s no question that this was the path she was meant to be on. • Fresh out of high school, Lisette Bustamante began touring as a dancer with the hottest names in the music business. Working with the likes of Aaliyah, Missy Elliot, and Gwen Stefani, she became one of the most recognizable dancers on MTV. Lisette has appeared not only in music videos but also in major television and film projects and has been featured in commercials for GAP, PEPSI, PRINGLES, SPRITE AND IPOD just to name a few. • Gaining so much experience at a very young age, Lisette naturally transitioned into the world of choreography and artistic direction and began lending her creative talents to artists Pink, Jennifer Lopez, Macy Gray and Britney Spears along side her longtime friend and choreography partner Chonique Sneed. • She was given the opportunity to artistic co-direct Paulina Rubio’s “Pau-Latina” world tour and then began working with Paulina as her main creative contributor. Making an impact in the Latin music market with her creative work with Paulina, Lisette was hired to be the artistic director for the 2005 Latin Grammy Awards. Lisette Bustamante
    • 7. Tweet About Your Experience!
    • 8. Luther Brown It is this love and experience that has given Luther the ability to capture the true essence of an artist and portray their feelings through individual moves that combine to form a unique, choreographed dance piece. This God-given talent is what sets this choreographer apart from his peers. His skills speak for themselves and as a result, have allowed him to work with artists such as Diddy, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Brandy, Shawn Desman, Jully Black, Nicki Minaj and many more.
    • 9. • Luam began dancing with African Rhythms Dance Company in Philadelphia before moving to NY. While workin at AOL Timewarners, in the Advanced Technology Group, she continued her training at Broadway Dance Center, Djoniba Dance Center, and Alvin Ailey, studying Hip Hop, Street Jazz, Jazz, West African, Ballet, Cuban, Modern and Haitian. Meanwhile she continued at Time inc. working on creative technology projects with Fortune, People, Entertainment Weekly as well as their Intranet and Advanced Communications Group. • Her passion for teaching and choreography grew with her dancing and she began her own classes at Djoniba Dance Center and NY Sports Clubs in 2000. In 2002, she left her career in technology and plans for medicine behind to purse her love for dance full time. • Now free to progressively follow her dreams in dance/choreography, she continued teaching and training while her career brought her to artists and stages all over the world.She has choreographed for TV ,commercial campaigns (MTV's Hip-Hop Week, Mastercard, As The World Turns, etc.) and various recording artists (Kris, Joe Buddens, etc.). She has also danced for Ludacris, Kelis, Kanye West, Kevin Lyttle, Ashanti, etc.. She has worked with Ciara, Mashonda, Nelly Furtado, Fergie, Busta Rhymes, Rihanna, Day 26, Sophia Fresh, Tpain, on stages and screens all over the world and in the US; and also has choreographed sold out arena world tours for Taiwanese and Chinese platinum selling recording artists Amei, Elva, and Show. Luam also teaches master workshops and performs with her dancers internationally as well. Luam
    • 10. The “Creating Opportunities” workshop has been developed to inspire young dancers with knowledge, tips, information and feedback so they can expand their opportunities as a dancer in the industry. This workshop is given to dancers by dancers and choreographers who have experienced the world of dance firsthand and are aware of the pitfalls, the do’s and don’ts, and how to make this industry work for them…. powerfully! Lisette Bustamante and Chonique Sneed have come together to educate dancers about the in and outs of the business. Creating a seminar that will dancers understand that "IT'S MORE THAN THE MOVES".
    • 11. Monsters on the Move Foundation
    • 12. Monsters on the Move Foundation
    • 13. THE AILEY EXTENSION The Joan Weill Center For Dance 405 W. 55th Street New York, NY 10019 The Ailey Extension embodies Mr. Ailey's legacy that dance comes from the people and that it should be given back to the people by making dance accessible to everyone. Whether you haven't taken a dance class in 20 years, take class regularly, or have never danced a step, The Ailey Extension has dance and fitness classes designed especially for you. In the words of our inspirational Artistic Director, Judith Jamison, "If you can get yourself in the door, you can take a class!"
    • 14. 6514 Lankershim Blvd North Hollywood, CA 91606 Debbie Reynolds Studio was established in 1979 by Debbie Reynolds specifically for dancers. Debbie was determined to create a comfortable space for dancer to rehearse. The studio offered a friendly and relaxed atmosphere while at the same time provided simple luxuries that were not found at other studios including ample free parking, a lounge area with fresh coffee, dressing rooms, showers, six spacious studios with high ceilings and pianos in each room. Debbie Reynolds Studio's instructors are some of the best in the business. They have taught globally and have choreographed for numerous artists including Janet Jackson, Missy Elliot, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce and many more. Instructors come from all around the world and their impressive training background ranges from Alvin Ailey to The Brooklyn Ballet to the "Streets".
    • 15. Tweet About Your Experience!
    • 16. 5113 Lankershim Blvd North Hollywood, CA 91601 www. The MILLENNIUM DANCE COMPLEX is a professional dance center catering to the artistic community of the greater Los Angeles area. Many of the classes offered are geared toward working dancers, previously trained dancers or those who have the desire to learn to dance in an accelerated learning environment. Others are structured to accommodate children and adult beginners. All classes are taught by working performers and choreographers with extensive personal experience in the performing arts and a willingness to bring out the best in the students. For rehearsal and audition needs, Moro Landis Millennium offers several fully- equipped rental spaces. Moro Landis Millennium is conveniently located in the North Hollywood Arts District, adjacent to all major studios and a short drive from Hollywood.
    • 17. Rhapsody has been dancing since the age of seven and choreographing since the age of sixteen. After receiving her degree in Social Sciences in the Arts at Purchase College, Rhapsody decided follow her dreams of being a choreographer. Starting her career as an intern at record labels such as Loud, Uptown, Motown, and Universal which landed her a job at Sony Music as an Executive Assistant. Her drive for choreography lead her to make the decision to leave Sony Music and beoome one of the two choreographers of the NBA New Jersey Nets Dance Team, and principal dancer in, Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Busta Rhymes. She also had the pleasure of appearing on MTV's The Grind, VH-1 80's Dance Party, VH-1 Fashion Awards and Lip Service. Now a professional choreographer her credits include: Beyonce, The Jonas Brothers, The Pussycat Dolls,The Spice Girls, Cassie, Jay Sean, Donnie Klang, Step Up 2: The Streets Feature Film, Making The Band 4, Jay Sean, and many different commercials for the NY lottery, Citeron Car Company and ESPN. Rhapsody is also the Artistic Director/ Choreographer of her own dance company called Rhapsody: The Company. Rhapsody: The Company is dedicated to blurring the boundaries between Hip Hop, modern and jazz with their unique contemporary fusion style of "street jazz" that expresses an eclectic vision of beauty and rawness. Through dynamic choreography displaying a vision of complexity and drama, this company will capture you with a positive energy that excites and sooths your soul. Her most recent project is working with her show Siren Assassins. She is also a teacher at Broadway Dance Center. Rhapsody