Five years ago, Jose “Hollywood” Ramos reminded us to celebrate our individuality. And when we asked what his life motto was, he said “follow your dreams and keep being positive.” Well, we can tell he’s been following his own advice because we’ve watched Hollywood’s career as a choreographer in the dance industry continue to flourish. […]
It’s no secret that here at Dance Spirit, we stan a fashion/dance collab. And the latest one we’re adding to our list of faves? Gucci’s Spring/Summer 2019 campaign. The glamorous new collection pays tribute to Hollywood’s Golden Age. So naturally, the campaign video recreates iconic movie musical moments (like Gene Kelly tapping in Singin’ in […]
Watch Kate Harpootlian discuss her dance idols and her transition from dancer to choreographer in an exclusive interview with Dance Spirit.
Molly Long is the rare prodigy who grew up to be even more brilliant. At the ripe old age of 16, Long (now 25) took charge of the minis at her home studio, Dance Precisions, in Southern California, leading the team to big wins at Nationals. It wasn’t long before she was traveling the country […]
Take a good look at Skyler Semien, because she’s an up-and-coming commercial dancer who’s primed to take Hollywood by storm. A freshman at Georgia State University, the former competition kid has already appeared in her first feature film, Pitch Perfect 3, and has two more movies in the works. How did this dancer end up […]
In the dance world, Mandy Moore has long been a go-to name, but in 2017, the success of her choreography for La La Land made the rest of the world stop and take notice. After whirlwind seasons as choreographer and producer on both “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” she […]
If you’ve ever seen a Janelle Ginestra class video, you know how lit her combos are. What you don’t see in those clips is how devoted Ginestra is to her students. We went behind the scenes at one of her sold-out IMMA SPACE classes to see Ginestra in her element, mentoring some of L.A.’s most […]
Much of Janelle Ginestra’s career has been about helping others shine. She’s dedicated herself to supporting and cheerleading her partner, WilldaBeast Adams; the emerging talents in their dance company, ImmaBEAST; and the countless dancers she inspires at master classes and conventions. Her YouTube channel has become a launching pad for young talents like “Fraternal Twins” […]