Travis Wall wants to know if you think you can dance? (Sorry, not sorry for that) His free, virtual dance convention, BREAK THE FLOOR LIVE this April18-25th is the best way for you to find out! This is an online gathering of online classes, auditions, group competitions, and more with an amazing supporting faculty.
BREAK THE FLOOR LIVE is for people of all abilities and here will be two levels of live and interactive classes, auditions, competitions, judges,award ceremonies, scholarship opportunities and more. Judges and faculty include choreographers like Mandy Moore, members from JUMP, NUVO, and this entire event will be hosted by the two time Emmy winner, and off-Broadway choreographer of THE WRONG MAN, himself Travis Wall. Honestly, it sounds like a quarantined dancer’s paradise!
Wall started out on broadway as a child performer in a revival of THE MUSIC MAN, but since went on to be a breakout dancer on the reality competition SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, and along the way has earned nine Emmy Nominations, and then became the resident choreographer for the show, and has choreographed for the televised competition for 14 seasons as well as been a judge.
The class schedule for April 18th -19th is broken out into two tracks – one for Beginner and intermediate dancers, and another for more advanced intermediate and advanced dancers. Classes will range in styles and levels of technique from lyrical taught by Mark Meosmer, ballet with Tiler Peck jazzMandy Moore, contemporary with Tarvis himself, hip hop with Misha Gabriel, ballroom with Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovsky, and beyond.
Starting on Monday, April20th are the group competitions, more classes, and events on Sunday, April 26th with the finals competitions with live judges,awards, and a scholarship ceremony.
This entire event is free and you are able to access it all through the BREAK THE FLOOR LIVE website https://live.breakthefloor.com/live
If you are interested in signing up for the group competitions click here for the guidelines. https://live.breakthefloor.com/compete
All eligible routines will be part of our competition webcast. The exact competition schedule will be posted on Monday, April 13th. The top 20 routines, selected by the judges, will move on to the Finals which will take place, LIVE, on Saturday, April 25th. The Finals will be judged by an expert panel, LIVE from BTF Studios in Los Angeles.
Classes or competitions, there is something for everyone this weekend at the free BREAK THE FLOOR LIVE event.
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