“I Really Want To Look Cleaner … Do You Have Any Tips On How I Could Improve?” -Advice From Kyle

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tyreshaa-deactivated20120129 asked: Hi Kyle (: I’ve been dancing on and off for a few years now, but I really want to look cleaner and have a more defined, unique style of my own.… Continue reading

“When I’m In Groups… I Get Super Nervous.. I Dont Know What To Do” -Advice From Kyle

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jdotwright asked: Hi Kyle, I’m hoping you can give me some advice. When I’m in groups at the end of class I get super nervous. If I look up or straight ahead I forget the choreo…but then I don’t look confident and that almost seems worse. I don’t know what to do.

Choreographer: Lorenzo Hanna

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Lorenzo’s recent work as a choreographer made history and opened the doors for Dancehall in the entertainment industry. His choreography on America’s Got Talent was the first time Dancehall was ever featured on the show. Under the new SAG/AFTRA merger, Lorenzo’s work for French and Nicki became the first ever paid Dancehall gig…

Dancehall Funk / Fitness Instructor: Lorenzo Hanna

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aka Zagga Zo was first introduced to dance at a young age at social gatherings with his family. Lorenzo embraced his Caribbean roots while performing and competing at dancehall clubs for many years. After winning several dancehall competitions and dancing next to some of the best dancehall dancers from Jamaica and Florida, Lorenzo decided to take his love for dance to the next level…

ARC Dance Lounge, NoHo CA

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“The ARC (Artist Resource Center) is a not-for-profit facility that provides artists with the tools and knowledge to grow in their craft, with practical training in both the creative and the business sides of the entertainment industry… The ARC Dance Lounge was launched with dancers, actors & photographers in mind…”

5 Ways To Stay Positive In The Dance Industry

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1. Seek and create genuine friendships. No, not for the sake of networking, but to build a network of support in a very unpredictable world. 2. Keep your negative voices quiet. It’s easy to give in, but negativity will cripple you . Welcome experiences with open arms and an open mind… as much as possible.

“The Best Version Of Me” – Kyle Hanagami

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Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot of comments these days. Why is everyone saying things now like “That’s not dance” and “you can’t dance unless you can groove” or “that’s not hip hop”. I don’t understand why everyone is such a critic these days. I’ll be the first person to admit when I don’t know about a certain style or genre of dance, but I will also be the first person to ask about it so I can learn…

Hip Hop Instructor: Angel B

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After choreographing and dancing in Brazil for several years, Angel made the brave move to LA where she now works on a regular basis. She began teaching various dance courses at the most prominent dance studios in São Paulo, Brazil and eventually throughout the country and internationally: Norway, Paris and the USA…

Choreographer: Angel B

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Angel has danced and choreographed for the biggest names in Brazil. Working closely with these artists has given her a chance to learn from and connect with many musical talents within the country, including Ivete Sangalo, Wanessa Camargo, Cabal, Negra Li, Quelynah, Goobie, Rodrigo Moratto, Rodriguinho, and others…

Dancer: Angel B

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MSA Talent Agency

Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Angel B is an icon in the dance industry in her country as a choreographer and dancer for some the top names in the business as Negra Li, Ivete Sangalo, Wanessa, Rodriguinho and many others who had contributed. Most recently her credits include dancing for Kanye West at SWU festival, choreographing for Wanessa feat Bam Bam “Stick Dough” Music Video…

Debbie Reynold’s Dance Studio, NoHo CA

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“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…”

Dancer: Joesar Alva

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Bloc Talent Agency

Joesar Alva moved to LA in 2008 and was signed to an agency in the same year. In the past 5 years, he’s accomplished much as a dancer. He’s worked with artists such as Justin Bieber, Jason Derulo, Cody Simpson, and Jacob Latimore and has been on TV shows such as The X Factor, Dancing With The Stars, Teen Choice Awards, America’s Got Talent, and many more.

Hip Hop Instructor: Joesar Alva

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7 years ago Joesar Alva joined a non-profit youth organization called Culture Shock D.C. for fun and friendship, but didn’t realize how dance would soon become his lifestyle. Only a couple of years later he was featured on a national television show, America’s Best Dance Crew with the Boogie Bots. Around the same time, he was casted in the legendary Monsters Of Hip Hop show…

Go 2 Talent Agency

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“Go 2 Talent Agency (GTA) is a boutique agency representing the Go-To talent to put any project into action. Our focus is Dancers and Choreographers encompassing all genres of movement and in all fields of the entertainment industry, including TV & Film, Commercial, Print, Music Videos & Tours, Theatre, Industrials & Teaching.”

Bloc Talent Agency

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bloc is a talent agency representing choreographers, dancers and extreme athletes for feature film, episodic and commercial television, live stage and theatre performances, industrials, music videos, and print.”