EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS

Dance Mogul Magazine exclusive interviews.

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 background,…

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…     [dropcap]A[/dropcap]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… [dropcap]I[/dropcap]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…

Maja Keres | 2017 Grammy Exclusive

  Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Maja: Nothing particular that I’ve seen or heard of. I was just a very curious and active kid, and my parents and grandparents…

Power Rangers | !LLMIND and ALL DEF DIGITAL Exclusive

Dance Mogul: How did you choose the dancers for this project?   Scott Weintrob: To find the dancers, All Def’s in-house talent team collaborated with The World of Dance to search for…

JP Dubé | iHeart Music Awards Exclusive

  Photo By: Wes Klain   Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? JP: When I was a kid, my father always thought I should try out ballet after we went to…

Elementz Dance Convention 2017

    Elementz Dance Pop-up Workshop Coverage   Elementz Dance Convention is coming to Atlanta, but only with a push from you! The Elementz claim to fame is their ability to bring…

Hangzhou launches “Hangzhou in Hollywood” Campaign

  Dance Mogul: What is the purpose of Hangzhou in Hollywood? Suki Cheung: The Hangzhou Tourism Commission wanted to spread the word about Hangzhou as the best travel destination in Asia. We work…

Fulani Bahati | 2017 Grammy Exclusive

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Fulani B: Dancing has always come naturally to me. I truly believe I was put on earth to entertain. Since I was able to walk that’s…

Ron “R-Truth” Killings | WWE Superstar

    Dance Mogul: What inspired you to pursue wrestling? Ron: Change and Opportunity inspired me to consider pursuing wrestling.  I say change because I was at a point in my life…

Jill Gonzalez | NCAA March Madness Tips and Analyst

Dance Mogul: What can fans expect different from this year’s March Madness from previous ones? Jill Gonzalez: “This is the 79th year the NCAA tournament will be held, having grown from an…

Anthony Lo Cascio | #Taplife – Eyes

  Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Anthony: Nothing and no-one inspired me more to dance than my parents, or my dance teachers Joe Stanford and Michael Sullivan.  My teachers…

Kelsey Menke | Super Bowl LI Exclusive

  Dance Mogul:  What was it like to perform at the Super Bowl this year? Kelsey: It was an amazing experience! It was my first time working with Lady Gaga and my…

Chantal’ Ashantè Hill | Manifesting the Spiritual Ballerina

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Chantal’: Gods divine influence inspired me to start dancing. It’s my purpose. Dancing in spirit & in truth as a Spiritual Ballerina draws me…

Alysathestar | Becoming The Next JLo

Photos By: Erika G. Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Alysathestar: Micheal Jackson inspired me to dance. When I was a baby he had just passed away and the tv…

Montana Efaw | Super Bowl LI Exclusive

Dance Mogul: What was is like to perform at the Super Bowl this year? Montana: It felt magical! Theoretically you can get hired as a dancer to do the Super Bowl with…

Ive Jones | Being Proud of Who You Are

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Ive: My mom always tells me she put me in dance when I was two because I had tons of energy and couldn’t stop…

Kebahb Glanville | Becoming Stronger By Inspiring Others

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Kebahb: I was inspired to dance at a very young age. The mere sound of music from TV commercials, videos, the radio or someone singing,…

Sabina Lundgren | Super Bowl LI Exclusive

  Photo By @Bemoremedia www.bemoremedia.com   Dance Mogul: What was it like to perform at the Super Bowl this year? Sabina: It was truly a beautiful experience. The Super Bowl is such…

Kristin McQuaid | Be a Trendsetter Not a Trend Follower

  Join us as we celebrate the ambitious and creative, Kristin McQuaid  one of today’s hottest choreographers. For more than 15 years, she has wowed audiences as an actor, dancer and choreographer…

Yan Zhuang | Balancing Life In The States

From left, Zhuang Yan, Tian Hao and Sun Hong-Liang of “Double It,” which opened at the Baruch Performing Arts Center  Credit Julieta Cervantes for The New York Times   Dance Mogul: What has…

Phil Collins | Finding Your Place In The Industry

Photo by: Q. Burdette Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing?   Phil: There are multiple people who inspired me – Fred Astaire, The King And I, Michael Jackson, Aaliyah –…