Meet the First Native American Dance Group to Appear on "World of Dance"

Now in its fourth season, NBC’s “World of Dance” has showcased many types of dance. “They’ve had styles from Mexico, China, Africa, break dancers, salsa dancers,” says Kenneth Shirley, founder of Phoenix-based troupe Indigenous Enterprise. But until last night, the show had neglected to feature America’s oldest homegrown dance traditions, those of Native American tribes. […]

Meet Sienna Lalau, the 19-Year-Old Who Has Choreographed for K-Pop Superstars BTS

“Dionysus” by superstar boy group BTS arguably boasts some of the band’s most intense choreography. Performance and dance practice videos have garnered millions of YouTube views. The hit’s dynamic, yet sinuous movement is the brainchild not of an industry veteran, but of 19-year-old phenom Sienna Lalau, a K-pop-fan-turned-celebrity-choreographer. Lalau gained national recognition through her work […]

Eight Threatening Illnesses Weren't Enough to Stop Choreographer Marinda Davis

When Marinda Davis was named second runner-up at the 2015 Capezio A.C.E. Awards, she dove headfirst into choreographing and producing a full-length show for her company, marInspired; the storytellers. But as her career was booming, Davis’ body was breaking down. Behind the scenes, she was dealing with eight very serious illnesses, one of which led […]

3 Reasons Why We Can't Wait for "World of Dance"

Season 2 of World of Dance is almost here! The new season officially kicks off on Tuesday on NBC, and it’s bringing a whole new crew of talented dancers with it (plus, some old favorites). Dance pro judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and Ne-Yo are back, too, with Jenna Dewan serving as the show’s host. […]

World of Dance's 14 Year Old Star Eva Igo on Her Toughest Competition Yet

If you’ve been keeping up with World of Dance, you’re well aware that junior division competitor Eva Igo has established herself as a serious contender. Groomed on the competition scene, the 14-year-old Minnesota native traveled to Los Angeles with her mom, taking the stage alongside some of the industry’s most established names in dance—and she’s […]

Misty Copeland Is Joining the World of Dance Crew

With the first round of dancer duels complete, Jennifer Lopez and the World of Dance judges are bringing in some extra help as the competition thickens. American Ballet Theatre principal and all around dance superstar Misty Copeland will be the show’s first guest judge for the July 18th and July 25th episodes. Copeland shared the […]

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