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I am Laurie Johnson, host of TALK RADIO FOR SMART DANCERS. These 15-minute interviews with dance industry veterans provide insight to what it takes to succeed, on and off the dance floor. The entertainment industry is an exciting one, and there's room for you to share your gifts. We're saving a spot for you. Listen now. Connect anytime @laurietalks. LIFE RULES: - define what you want - take intelligent risks - align behaviors with vision - live a peace-filled, meaningful life

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Hailed by the New York Times as "one of the great modern dancers of his time," I spoke candidly with Desmond Richardson about good home training, what's on his mind while performing onstage, and what he learned from working with... more

Terry Lindholm is President of Go2TalentAgency. He began is dancing career in LA in 1987. He has danced for the Reba McEntire Tour, the movie Newsies, Forrest Gump, Tap & I'll Do Anything for the incomparable Twyla Tharpe.... more

In high school, Chris Koehl decided to make dancing his career. He auditioned for #sytycd 3 times: 1st time, nothing. 2nd time, green mile. 3rd time, top 20. Chris explains what he did to evolve not just as dancer, but as human being. He says... more

With an approach to choreography that has been dubbed ?go-for-broke? and ?eclectic,? by The New York Times, Mia Michaels—perhaps best known for her recurring role as a judge & choreographer on Fox TV's runaway... more

Three years after winning So You Think You Can Dance, Jeanine Mason finds herself back in familiar territory with a meaty role on ABC Family's ballet drama - #Bunheads. After earning the title of America's Favorite Dancer, the youngest... more

A choreographer, actor, dancer & TV personality who holds the coveted spot behind the judge's table on sytycd, Canada, Tre' Armstrong has successfully channeled her passion for dance into a successful career. As a technically... more

Amelia Lowe was one of the top 20 dancers on #SYTYCD, season 9. A contemporary dancer from New Jersey, she auditioned for the show while completing her senior year of high school. Because of the auditions, she was... more

Imagine contacting Nigel Lythgoe & saying, ?Sorry, I have to decline appearing on #sytycd, season 7. I've decided to sign with Disney's, The Lion King.? Tyrell Rolle did just that when the two offers simultaneously came to him. As a dancer,... more

?This is what I want to do. I want to choreograph.? ~ Ellenore Scott Ellenore embodies what this show is all about: Doing what's necessary to turn dreams into reality. Ellenor, a professional dancer & freelance choreographer, is best known... more

Scott Hislop is a dancer, film maker, writer, actor and #SYTYCD choreographer. He has over 25 feature films to his credit and has appeared in countless National television commercials. Movies you may have seen him in include: Gangster... more
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