EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS

Dance Mogul Magazine exclusive interviews.

Kelsey Menke | Taking In The Moments

    Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing  Kelsey: I’ve been dancing since I was 5, my mom put me into dance class because she grew up dancing. I loved…

Olu Tayo | All Things O

  : Joey “Island Boi” Rosado   Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing  Olu Tayo: 🔸I always wanted to be a recording artist or a veterinarian. At 15, after I…

Tas Aleeah | Maximizing Opportunities

  Akbar Muhammad (ArtbyAkbar.com)   Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start modeling?Tas Aleeah: I believe all girls grow up looking at magazines, tv commercials and even in-store ads wanting to see…

Adisa Gooding | Serving Truth

DDCPhotography Dance Mogul: What was the inspiration behind your Version of the Lemonade experience? Adisa: Well my inspiration behind lemonade served bittersweet came from one, me personally being inspired by Miss_Shalae who…

Ai Shimatsu l Getting In Formation

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Ai Shimatsu: My parents took me to Tokyo Disney Land when I was little. I saw one of the shows and I remember the dancers…

Maiko Fukuda | Perfecting My Passion

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Maiko: I started choreographing for my friends who liked to dance before I learned how to dance myself. Once I got good at that…

Sisley Loubet | Keeping On My Toes

Dance Mogul  Exclusive Interview   Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing Sisley: I think it’s a mixture of different things. First, I’ve always loved dancing. In French Guiana where I’m…

Holly Hyman | Trusting Your Process

    Dance Mogul:  What inspired you to start dancing? Holly: I am a born performance artist. I need to move. Dance allows me to express my sense of drama and theater,…

Allan “Ajaye” Skeene Jr. | Becoming An Individual

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Allan: Michael Jackson was my first inspiration. I can remember when I was about 5 or 6 my mother would put on MJ’s music and my…

Liz LeGrande
Living A Life Defined
By Courage

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Liz LeGrande: My parents introduced me to dance at the age of 4 hoping I would burn off some energy. Little did they know dance would…

JoVonna Parks | Finding Stability

  Photo Credit: Jamy Hsu  Dance Mogul: What has been some of the hardships you have encountered while pursuing your dreams? JoVonna: Well, pursuing your dreams will always be hard no matter…

Khalia Campbell | Over Coming Our Fears and Doubts

Photo Credit: @JREIDPHOTO Dance Mogul: What has been some of the hardships you have encountered while pursuing your dreams? Khalia: I know what you’re probably thinking, here goes the “Colored Girl” card.…

LEAGUE OF UNREAL DANCING INC. (L.O.U.D

Website: www.loudleaguelive.com Company info: LEAGUE OF UNREAL DANCING INC. (L.O.U.D) is an organization for young men and women, reaching nationally and internationally, that provides an outlet for dancers to express their individuality. The…

ARCH CONTEMPORARY BALLET: WORLD PREMIERE NOV 7TH

TWELVE DANCERS AND FOUR MOVING MUSICIANS PRESENT ONE WORLD PREMIERE BY ARCH CONTEMPORARY BALLET ABOUT ARCH CONTEMPORARY BALLET Founded in 2013, New York City’s Arch Contemporary Ballet was established with a bold…

Zest Collective in NEW York

UPTOWN DANCE COMPANY PRESENTS BRAND NEW WORK AT ISHAM PARK’S BRUCE REYNOLDS’ MEMORIAL GARDEN Dance Mogul Magazine speaks with Artistic Director of the ZEST COLLECTIVE Gentry Isaiah George and his company’s new…

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Reviews “TAP WORlD” | NYC Premiere

 Tap world is the love child of director Dean Hargrove, Executive Producers Dean Hargrove, Jeff Peters, Producers Chloe Arnold, Maud Arnold, George Mandl, and Steven Poster, ASC. The NYC premiere was…

Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive Interview | Sakina Ibrahim

DMM: What was the inspiration behind your book? Sakina Ibrahim: I have been teaching dance for about 10 years, while I was doing research on black youth and dance empowerment in Graduate…

Pharaohs of Memphis | DAMN Film Series

Dance Mogul Magazine had the honor of screening the latest success story of the Memphis Jookin culture thanks to the DAMN Film Series at the Theater Lab Annex on 4/27/15. Dance Mogul Magazine…

Elevate Your Listening With These Top-Notch Sound Systems

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Step Inside a Layered Family Home With Character

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Spiced Almond Cocktail TNP Originals

In a small saucepan, combine spiced rum, amaretto, almond milk, cinnamon sticks, and star anise pods. Heat to a simmer and remove from heat. Let steep for at least 5 minutes. Pour…

Eat Breakfast Erin Heatherton’s Eggs & Avocado

Blake Lively is currently on the promo tour for Age of Adeline, and when she isn’t being asked questions about her daughter James, she’s getting changed. When we chatted with model Erin Heatherton,…

So what did she wear? Brace yourselves. She wore…

Blake Lively is currently on the promo tour for Age of Adeline, and when she isn’t being asked questions about her daughter James, she’s getting changed. Tabloid in long-form, Anger details the…

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8 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian has transformed herself from a closet organizer and stylist to a multimillion-dollar brand. If Google’s most recent list of the most searched people is any indication, she’s one of the…

Zac Efron and Sami Miró Are Still Going Strong!

Zac Efron and Sami Miró stepped out together on Thursday, when they sweetened their week with a couple of smoothies. Tabloid in long-form, Anger details the scandals of Tinseltown’s very first stars…

Angelina Jolie Is Stunning as She Speaks Out For Syria

Angelina Jolie made a special trip to NYC to attend a United Nations Security Council meeting on the Middle East and Syria on Friday. “Today I was asked when I realized I…

An Homage to Jessica Alba’s Superhot Bikini Body

Jessica Alba turns 34 on Tuesday, and we’re celebrating with a look back at her best bikini pictures. Jessica’s been no stranger to the two-piece and looks equally as fantastic in a…

Look Back on Carmen Electra’s Bombshell Evolution

Carmen Electra recently celebrated her 43rd birthday, to which we had only one reaction: “WHAT?!” If you grew up anywhere near the ’90s and 2000s, you likely remember Carmen for heating up…

Zoella writing Girl Online 2 without ghostwriter

Zoella, the YouTube star, is writing her new novel without the aid of a ghostwriter, she has said, following controversy over her debut book. Tabloid in long-form, Anger details the scandals of…

Why Poldark is the TV hit of the year

Preposterous as all this might have seemed to some at the more cold-hearted end of the viewer spectrum, for those of us swept up in the onrushing drama it was impossible not…

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The new midlife crisis

As Spotify declare that 42 is the age people start listening to chart music again, we examine the new rules of having a midlife crisis. How did we swap the Ferrari for…

Game of Thrones, season six: news and rumours

Does it matter if the show is deviating from Martin’s books? … The latest news on the cast, characters, directors and writers of Game of Thrones season five. “Today I was asked…

Most Famous Brides of all time: Priscilla Presley

Whoever decided May and June primetime for nuptials was a marketing genius—though a fair amount of credit is probably due to the brides who decided they just weren’t into the whole. “Today…

Try This Cleansing Cream

As dumb luck would have it, I stumbled into the hair equivalent of an e-cigarette entirely by accident. Tabloid in long-form, Anger details the scandals of Tinseltown’s very first stars (including Rudolph…

Out With The Bob, In With The Twisted Bun

Marlyn Alarm is a singer from Miami, Fla., undergoing formal gender transition after living a full year living as a woman. But her struggle with identity is not a new one. “Today…

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Citi Bike Is The New Blowout

Ride a Citi Bike every day—to my office, cross-town for after work drinks, to Brooklyn to visit my brother. I’m all over it. I soon discovered that in addition to being my…

Nix Clumpy Lashes & Make Lips Pop

To say we’re more obsessed with bareMinerals’ founder Leslie Blodgett than we are with the product itself would be a lie, so we like to say we love both equally. She’s a…

Hair Made For A Rainy Day

Hollywood Babylon, Kenneth Anger’s 1959 book about the film industry’s formative years, is so juicy it’s easy to forget that most of the stories in it are half-true, at best. Tabloid in…

Look Like A Silent Film Star

Hollywood Babylon, Kenneth Anger’s 1959 book about the film industry’s formative years, is so juicy it’s easy to forget that most of the stories in it are half-true, at best. Tabloid in…

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Wet-To-Dry Eye Shadow: A Guide

Wet-to-dry eye shadows need not be complicated. While it might sound like yet another technique one must master in order to navigate a makeup counter, perhaps it’s better to think of it…

The Best Drugstore Mascaras

Here’s a fun thing to do: Buy a whole basket full of drugstore mascaras, dump them on a table, and stare at them through a kaleidoscope. For one, the packaging is crazy—like an…

The Makeup Items Every Woman Needs to Add to Her Kit

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