Tag: janet jackson

You Should Know 14-Year-Old Dancing Kween Kyndall Harris

Watching Kyndall Harris dance, you understand immediately why she was chosen for Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable World Tour: Her musicality, energy, and natural stage presence bring to mind a younger version of Jackson herself. Kyndall’s first major gig—with the Memphis Grizzlies junior dance team—came at the tender age of 6, and her star has only risen […]

#BTS: What It's Like to Tour the World with Pop Stars

Commercial dancer Melanie Mah is no stranger to dancing behind some of the music industry’s most famous artists. She’s worked with everyone from Katy Perry and Justin Bieber to Nicki Minaj and Kanye West. Over the past year she’s had the opportunity to travel the world, performing with Alicia Keys and on Janet Jackson‘s Unbreakable […]

#FBF: The Danciest Moments in Super Bowl Halftime History

Ah, the Super Bowl halftime show. For dance fans, it’s, well, the Super Bowl of live performances. It’s the glorious moment when literally hundreds of millions of people see 12 solid minutes of dancers (and, OK, giant musical acts) being amazing. Of course, not every halftime show is a dancestravaganza. I mean, for what felt […]

“DWTS” Week 6: Famous Dances Night

Last night’s “Dancing with the Stars” was jam-packed with memorable moments: Three pairs earned perfect scores, Alexa PenaVega performed with a live snake and Hayes Grier embraced his inner John Travolta. Famous Dances Night opened with a high-energy performance to “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston, which included nods to Flashdance (yes, water […]

The Dirt: Melanie Mah

  Melanie Mah’s career is basically the commercial-dance dream. After training as a ballet dancer near her hometown of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Mah earned a spot on Season 2 of “So You Think You Can Dance Canada” and made it to the Top 6. She moved to L.A. in 2011, and in the last five […]

Taylor Hatala Hits the Road with Janet Jackson

It’s pretty safe to say that Taylor Hatala is on a roll. The 12-year-old supergirl appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, in multiple hit YouTube videos (which you can watch and read about here, here and here), helped launch the amazing Suga N Spice Crew and is now dancing alongside Janet Jackson on her “Unbreakable” world tour. #NBD. Vancouver […]