Did you witness the EXCLUSIVE DANCE PERFORMANCES by the JUDGES (Ryan Tan, Machine, Loose Joint, Madoka & Tony Tzar) at Singapore Dance Delight Vol.4 (Finals) on 13 April 2013 at Kallang Theatre?
Well if you have not, check this EXCLUSIVE VIDEO I filmed that day!!! =)
Since discovering his gift in dance at the age of 23, Ryan quickly became a well-know face in the local dance industry. His desire to continuously challenge himself to progess with the times moved him to explore various dance forms in New York, Los Angeles, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
He has since expanded his vocabulary from Hip-hop and Jazz, to now include Lyrical and contemporary styles. He represented Singapore for World Planet Dance Competition and came in 5th out of 26 countries.
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvtX5dRGd48&feature=related (Watch 0:19-0:31 for Ryan Tan)
(O School Dance Recital 2010- Lyrical Jazz choreographed by Ryan Tan)
Dance delight is created by Mitsuhiro Harada a.k.a Machine.
Machine is the leader of the legendary break dance team 'Angel Dust Breakers' in Japan. In 1992, he founded the street dance promotion company 'Adhip' and started 'Osaka Dance Delight' which created a new wave of street dance culture from Osaka and the origin of all dance delight competitions. In 1994, the first nationwide street dance competition in Japan took place; this was the 1st 'Japan Dance Delight'
Jamel Brown, better know today as Loose Joint, is a Hip Hop dancer from new york with 30 years of experience. A Hip Hop dancer that also has Popping, B Boying, Locking and Kungfu in his bag of tricks, he earned his nickname from his orginality, flexibility, finesse, and charisma as a dancer. Loose Jointhas since established himself as a stage, TV and flim performer, and highly sought after back-up dancer and choreographer.
He also co-founder the Elite Force Crew- a crew that has done on to the world-renowned artist such as Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Will Smith and TLC.
From Washington D.C. come Tony, who grew up in a military family, as both his mother and father worked in the Air Force. His mother used to be a b-girl street dancer and later influenced him to dance. Tony soon aspired to become a performer, and moved to Los Angeles with only $600 and garbage bag of clothes.
Upon arriving, he had no place to stay and was homeless for a month. After watching the hip-hop group, Culture Shock perform, he was inspired to pursue dancing, After moving to Washington D.C, he joined their group at the age of 16. As a dancer, he toured with Ginuwine and as a singer, he did backup for Yolanda Adams and P.Diddy. He likes all kinds of music and is currently working as a hip-hop and house instructor at Debbie Reynolds, International Dance academy and EDGE Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles. He has worked with Britney Spears, Jason Derulo, Jessi Malay and lyaz as an assistant choreographer. Also he had travelled and taught around the world to countries such as Poland, Italy, United Kingdom, South Africa, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Guam and Russia. Tony is a well rounded person who is strong willed and adapts well to new situations. Due to his parents' line of work, he was forced to frequently move around the country and rapidly adapt to various new environments. He admits that he is a hard worker who will do what needs to be done to achieve his goals.
Recently he has started his own company called Urban Empire. Urban Empire is the community of artists who actually care about the growth of skill, knowledge, soul, and respect for their art, and also has a clothing line. He has released his 1st instructional DVD with Lil Bigz too.
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