EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS

Dance Mogul Magazine exclusive interviews.

Aria Brooks | Exclusive Interview

Dance Mogul Exclusive Interview…   Dance Mogul: Welcome to Dance Mogul Magazine Aria how are you holding up during this pandemic? Aria Brooks: I am hanging in there. Productivity has been one…

World of Dance Winners MDC 3 | 2020

Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…  Dance Mogul: Welcome to Dance Mogul Magazine how have you guys been holding up during the pandemic? MDC3: It has been a challenge but we’ve been still training…

Valeria Jauregui Exclusive Interview 2020

Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…    Dance Mogul: How did you get into acting? Valeria Jauregui: I was a timid child in public and outgoing in my room and where I felt comfortable.…

Ricky Evans | American Soul | Exclusive Interview

  Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…    Dance Mogul: First and foremost how are you doing during the pandemic and riots? Ricky Evans: I’ve been trying to manage my time and mental space…

Olga Aru | Exclusive Interview

Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…  Dance Mogul: What sparked your interest in Ballet? Olga Aru: I grew up in quite an artistic family and my perception of the arts was established very early.…

SAVANNAH MANZEL | Larkin Dance Studio

Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…    Dance Mogul: What is it like to be competing on WOD? Savannah Manzel: Competing on World of Dance has been a dream come true. I have met…

Jefferson Y Adrianita | Salsa World Champions

wo-time Salsa World Champions and real-life couple, Jefferson y Adrianita have been dancing together for more than 16 years and have been competing at the professional level for almost 10 years. This…

Rodney Gustafson | Celebrates 25 Years of Service

Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…  Dance Mogul: What does it mean to be celebrating 25 years in the arts? Mr. Gustafson: This 25th Anniversary has been a very interesting experience for me. I…

SAMANTHA LONG Founder of A THREAT

    Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…  Dance Mogul:  What inspired you to start dancing? Samantha: Growing up I loved entertaining & always had so much energy I didn’t know what to do…

Joy Osmanski | Ballet Dancer Turned Action Star

  oy Osmanski, the alluring, graceful, jovial actor, dancer, and mother of three has established herself as one of Hollywood’s hardest working entertainers with the release of her two new television series.…

Lily Frias | Femme Fatale | 2020 Exclusive…

Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…  Dance Mogul: What were your first dance inspirations? Lily Frias: My first dance inspirations were music videos, music, and movies. I lived in New Mexico for five years…

Allison Claire | 2019 MTV VMA’s

“Figure out how to brand your life experiences, that way even negative energy can produce positive results.” – Dance Mogul Magazine Dance Mogul: What was like performing at the 2019 VMAs? Allison:…

Felix “FeFe“ Burgos | INDIGOAT Tour

“It’s hard for a dancer to be consistent with brand building because a dancer is always in a position of having to receive an opportunity in order to showcase some form of…

What is Jersey Club | The Dancer Perspective pt.2

“EnVy was made up of a special group of guys with high ambitions that propelled us to do things first and break down a lot of doors for others to walk through.”…

What is Jersey Club | The Dancer Perspective pt.1

“Jersey has had many people tell the story of our culture, its time for the story to be told by a dancer that actually lived the culture that has been talked about…

Jonathan McCrory | National Black Theatre

Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…  Dance Mogul: This month, NBT is taking over 125th Street, tell us about what this month and year means for your brand as a whole? Jonathan McCrory: As…

Eric Graise | Step Up High Water

  📸: Bubba Carr Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…    Dance Mogul: So how did the KING role come about for you? Eric: I was at a dance company actually at the time. And…

Ciara Riley Wilson | Kim Possible Exclusive

📸: Ryan West   Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…  📸: Ryan West Dance Mogul: You’re doing some amazing things in the acting world, but many may not know you have a strong dance…

Meagan Nugent | NU Entertainment

📸: Vince Trupsin (@MrVinny) Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…    📸: @brialysse 💄: @beatbybrittny Dance Mogul: You’re in your season of manifestations, tell us a little bit about the journey to get you to this point?…

Fresh Redding | The Coachella Experience 2019

Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive…    Dance Mogul: How did the opportunity to be a part of Kanye West’s Sunday Service at this year’s Coachella come about? Fresh: It’s crazy because I was…

Jimmy R. O. Smith | Artist Development

  Blessed to be a blessing” is what drives Jimmy R. O. Smith to succeed. A native of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Texas metroplex, he has proven himself to be a supreme force…

Terrence Green“Step Up High Water”

After gaining momentum as a world renowned actor and dancer Terrence moved to Los Angeles to pursue his passion full time. From stand-up comedy, millions of views via social media, to guest-starring…

Eva Maze | With Ballet in My Soul

Dance Mogul: What inspired a career for you in the arts? Eva Maze: Growing up in Europe, I always liked the arts, whether it was classical music, painting or theatre. I especially…

Christopher Rivera | Dance Mogul Exclusive…

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Christopher: Growing up I played a lot of sports but was always involved in school dances just for fun. Doing these for a while…

Christopher Jefferson | AMERICAN SOUL

 Christopher Jefferson…   Multifaceted actor, singer, and dancer Christopher Jefferson is set to be dubbed as the “next generation of Hollywood leading men,” with the upcoming release of BET’s new highly-anticipated…

Tajana Williams Exclusive Interview… Dance Mogul: What inspires you to start dancing? Tajana W: That is a great question, I’m not too sure what sparked it in me initially but I know…

Dance Mogul Magazine | Scholarship 2019

Ballet Conservatoire XIV is Historic Ellicott City’s official ballet school, an elite ballet coaching facility under the co-direction of preeminent teachers Donna Pidel and Hans Nelson.  Ballet Conservatoire XIV offers an intensive…

Quinetta Shaw Exclusive Interview…

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Quinetta S: The thought that doing what I love could possibly sustain the necessities and wants in life inspired me beyond measure; initially. I’ve…

Sheléa Exclusive Interview…

Dance Mogul: How did you land on Quincy Jones’ radar? Sheléa: I met a man by the name of Rickey Minor, who has been the music director for so many great acts…

Aahkilah Cornelius Exclusive…

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Aahkilah Cornelius: I honestly think movement was born within me. From when I was 2 years old shaking my hips on the bathroom counter…

Briana Morrison Dance Mogul Exclusive…

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Briana Morrison: As a young girl my mother would have the channel that played music videos on a lot of the times at home.…

Falon Johnson Exclusive…

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Falon J: I’ve always been an entertainer at heart, we used to have a greenhouse in our backyard and it was my studio where…

Red Light Special | A Night Of Urban Burlesque®

Dance Mogul: How has your journey been as an independent female dance artist and entrepreneur? Yaminah: It’s been an uphill battle even as a Black, college educated woman, but it has been worth it. I’ve been in the…

Angelo Saunders | Appearance is Everything in Fashion and Dance

Dance Mogul Exclusive Interview Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Angelo: I watched the movie “You Got Served”. That movie really sparked my interest in dance. Watching the battle scenes…

Sarah Bidaw | Street Dance in France…

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Sarah: My first teacher Naïm was the one who gave me the house spirit. I fell in love with house instantly because you can…

Fresh Redding | 60th Annual Grammy Awards

   Fresh Redding Exclusive Interview…   Dance Mogul: How did you get started with dance? Fresh: Wow, It all started when I was two. My mom had me when she was…

SHEstreet | The Rise of A Goddess

  Dance Mogul Exclusive Interview… Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? SHE: I was always a bit of a natural “wiggler” as a young child! I watched a lot of…

Kiki Ely | StepUp:High Water | Step Sisters

📸: @jwrphotography Dance Mogul: It’s been a while since we had a good dance movie or series. How do you feel about being apart of Step Up’s big roll out this month?…

Jon Boogz | Elevating Street Dance Artistry

📸 : George Evan Dance Mogul: Often we are always consumed with a person’s talent and not the person. So I thought it would be good for us to discuss Jon Boogz the…

Nemesis | Let’s Talk About It | Breaking

Nemesis Exclusive Interview…     s a brand that claims to serve the people, you have to understand you don’t know it all and you will need help providing quality service if…

Slim Boogie | Let’s Talk About It | Popping

Slim Boogie Exclusive Interview… n today’s era of dance, choreography gets most of the praise, but in actuality, people are being praised for looking like someone else or doing what everyone else…

Flo Thomas | Going With The Flow

Here at Dance Mogul Magazine, we love to hear the stories of those on the come up, real hard workers and people dedicated to their craft. It’s those types of people that…

Daniel Price | Let’s Talk About It | Memphis Jookin

    Dance Mogul Magazine will always bring you the latest and greatest as it pertains to Dance and Dance Culture. Our articles are meant to INSPIRE and guide our readers to…

Storyboard P | 1440 | Everything BaduStory

Fresh off of his feature in Jay-Z’s 4:44 video, Storyboard P again is ready to tell us another story. This time with one of the most organically talented artist in the world,…

CHRISTOPHER | 2017 Review

Photos By: Eric Banderio Gierre Godley’s CHRISTOPHER took inspiration from Snow White but this work very much had a life of its own. CHRISTOPHER seemed very much relevant to today, not only in…

Gierre J. Godley | CHRISTOPHER Exclusive

Photo By: Esp by Mike Dance Mogul: What was the inspiration behind this season’s production? Gierre Godley: Through the lens of the Brothers Grimm’s Snow White, CHRISTOPHER looks at beauty & obsession and…

Silva Dance Company | Curumin 2017

  Dance Mogul: What was the inspiration behind this season’s production? Leandro Silva: Curumin” means children in Tupi Guarani, a language native to the Tupi Tribe in Brazil. I was inspired by…

Denise Boutte | Dance Mogul Magazine Excusive

    Dance Mogul: What inspired you to get into the arts? Denise: Well, acting chose me. I’m a true Capricorn, meaning that I’m practical. I like to plan, control, and predict.…

Kayla Radomski | Exclusive

  Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Kayla: When I was younger my family always had movie musicals such a Singing in the Rain playing and I would ALWAYS try and…