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  • update-thumbnail 2015-10-08 Anna Video Ryan Heffington choreographed and is featured in the new music video/short "Anna", starring Emma Stone and music by Arcade Fire's Will Butler. Bloc dancers are Hunter Hamilton, Tom Pardoe, Antonio Hudnell, and Leo Lam.

    Check out the video here
  • update-thumbnail 2015-10-06 American Horror Story Launch Event Michael Schwandt stage directed rock burlesque group "Little Miss Nasty" for the American Horror Story Hotel with Lady Gaga launch event in Los Angeles!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-10-06 Vinyl Vinyl, the highly anticipated new HBO drama series by Terence Winter and Martin Scorsese, and choreography by Bloc's Aakomon Jones debuts this January 2016!

    Watch the newly released trailer here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-10-06 Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson - Say Say Say Paul McCartney released a remix of his 1983 hit "Say Say Say" with Michael Jackson, directed and choreographed by Bloc's Ryan Heffington with Denna Thomsen, Melissa Schade and Hunter Hamilton. Dancers include Latonya Swann, Ashlee Nino, Kaity Martinez, Myrosia Palmer, Jamar Soup Campbell, and Daniel Iturriaga.

    Check out the video here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-10-05 Just Dance Check out the new Just Dance trailer featuring Bloc dancers Katherine Diaz, Gordon Watkins, and Cierra Marie here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-10-02 Mass Mutual Commercial Check out Bloc's McKenzie Morales starring in the new Mass Mutual commercial here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-10-01 UK VMA's Congratulations to our clients on their UK VMA's nominations for "Best Choreography in a Video" - Ryan Heffington for Sia's "Elastic Heart" and Aaron Sillis for FKA Twigs's "Glass & Patron"!!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-30 World Choreography Awards Huge congrats to all of our clients on their nominations below for the World Choreography Awards!!!

    Concert Performance
    Amy Allen - Jason Derulo "Talk Dirty"

    Music Video
    Ryan Heffington - Hercules & Love Affair "I Try To Talk To You"
    Misha Gabriel & Nick Bass - Mark Ballas "Get My Name"
    Ryan Heffington - Sia "Chandelier"

    Television Episodic
    Michael Rooney - Hit The Floor "Bollyhood Dance"
    Michael Rooney - Hit The Floor "Fantasy"
    Lindsey & Craig - Side Effects "When I'm Gone"
    Lindsey & Craig - Side Effects "Boom Boom"

    Feature Film
    Chuck Maldonado - Endless Love
    Christine Lakin - Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    Television Live Performance
    Mandy Moore - Strictly Come Dancing "Rain"

    Rich + Tone Talauega - E*Trade
    Lindsey & Craig - Evian

    Television Award Show/Special
    Tracy & Dom - Latin Grammy Awards, Ricky Martin
    Rich + Tone Talauega - Billboard Music Awards, Michael Jackson
    Jana Thompkins - Fashion Rocks, Jennifer Lopez
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-30 The Ellen Show Check out Bloc's Gavin Morales performing yesterday on The Ellen Show here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-25 Kidz Bop Check out Kaila Kawasaki, Alexander Alex Shulman, and Kiara Coleman in the cute new music video by Kidz Bop here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-24 To all Bloc clients - time to celebrate!! Dear Clients,
    In October of 2000, Bloc opened its doors and this year we celebrate 15 successful years with all of our wonderful dancers and choreographers.  We have 15 events coming up in the next several weeks so be on the look out!  We open our celebration with a short video here of one of our amazing clients, Daniel "Cloud" Campos, stay tuned for more... #bloc15hot!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-23 Madonna Rebel Heart Tour Bloc's Rich + Tone Talauega once again returned to choreograph for Madonna's Rebel Heart Tour.   The duo have previously choreographed for Madonna's Reinvention, Confessions, Sticky & Sweet and MDNA tours!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-23 Going in Style Aakomon 'AJ' Jones is choreographing scenes for the upcoming feature "Going in Style" starring Morgan Freeman, Ann Margaret and Alan Arkin.  The film is currently shooting in New York and is being directed by Zach Braff.  Jessica Castro is assistant choreographer.
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-23 Chris Brown - Liquor/Zero Flii Stylz with Johnny Erasme choreographed Chris Brown's new music video "Liquor/Zero", featuring Bloc dancers Dakota Smith, Johnny Erasme, and Woody McClain.

    Check out the video here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-23 Macy's Presents Fashion's Front Row Don't miss Macy's Presents Fashion's Front Row with contributing choreographers Lindsey & Craig tonight @ 8pm on E!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-17 Opening Ceremony Spring/Summer 2016 Justin Peck paired up with Humberto Leon to create a unique dance-meets-fashion runway show for the Opening Ceremony with dancers from the New York City Ballet!

    Watch the video here and read the New York Times article here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-17 LunchMoney Lewis - Whip It! ft. Chloe Angelides Check out Bloc dancers Knicole Haggins, LaTonya Swann, Evan Moody, Angelo Saunders, Richard "Lil Swagg" Curtis IV in LunchMoney Lewis's new music video "Whip It!" here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-16 American Horror Story: Hotel Marguerite Derricks choreographed the new American Horror Story promos featuring Lady Gaga and including Bloc's Aiden Lewandowski. Don't miss the premiere on October 7th on FX!

    Check out the video here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-15 DWTS - Season 21 Congrats to Performance Producer Mandy Moore and Associate Producer Mike Riccio on a great season premiere of Dancing With The Stars!!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-09 Jimmy Kimmel Live Rita Ora and Chris Brown performed "Body On Me" on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night - Chris Brown choreography by Flii Stylz, featuring dancer Nicole Bondzie!

    Watch the performance here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-08 Lee Jeans Commercials Lindsey & Craig choreographed a brand new series of commercials for Lee Jeans called "Move Your Lee" for both men and women.

    Watch the spots here and here
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-08 ABCmouse Commercial Check out this new ABCmouse commercial with Bloc's Ruby Rose Turner, Isaiah Morgan, Blake Hendricks, Joshua Guerrero, Sage Rosen, Sebastian Raygoza, BJ Pierce, Shylah Bucher, Asia Monet Ray, Nadia Turner, Lauren Maclean, Ariah Tsukada-Aka, Alexis Traverso, Emma Mather, Julia Traverso, Alexus Armijo, Kaycee Rice, and Jenna Borrenpohl here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-08 Carmax Commercial Watch Bloc dancers Victoria Acker, Tyrell Washington, Asiel Hardison, and Noah Valinsky in this new Carmax commercial here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-08 SYTYCD - Top 4 Bloc choreographers Misha Gabriel and Nick Bass teamed up to work on a hip-hop piece for Jaja and Hailee's So You Think You Can Dance Top 4 performance - check it out here! Josh Allen made another appearance on the show as an All-Star favorite - watch his hip-hop routine with Virgil here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-08 Pentatonix - Can't Sleep Love Lindsey & Craig choreographed the new Pentatonix "Can't Sleep Love" music video, including Bloc dancers Latonya Swann and Terence Dickson.

    Check out the video here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-02 Labor Day Our office will be closing early @ 2:30pm on Friday, September 4th.
    We will be closed on Monday, September 7th.
    We will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, September 8th.
    Have a great Labor Day weekend!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-02 Blunt Talk Marguerite Derricks with Mallauri Esquibel choreographed the 2nd episode of the highly anticipated new series Blunt Talk which aired this past weekend on Starz! Bloc dancers included Kelly Allen, Tanee McCall, and Mckenzie Anderson - check out the full episode here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-02 Transporter Refueled Event Michael Schwandt (Director & Concept) & Preston Mui (Choreographer) created a unique entertainment experience for the premier of the film Transporter Refueled at the Playboy Mansion featuring 8 dancers dressed identical to the film’s femme fatale lead characters. The performance included an immersive entrance in front of the mansion, a videomapping tunnel to transport guests to the main event, a full concert-style performance on the mainstage with interactive projection content and CO2 guns - all of which received write-ups in Variety magazine, Yahoo News and screen time on Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight and E! News. Bloc Dancers included Carly Anderson, Tajana B-Williams, and Rachael Markarian.
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-01 SYTYCD - Top 6 Mandy Moore choreographed the group routine on last night's episode of So You Think You Can Dance - watch the video here!
    Josh Allen and Alex Wong also performed on the show as All-Stars - watch their performances here and here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-09-01 Stuart Weitzman Commercial Marty Kudelka with Natalie Gilmore choreographed the new Stuart Weitzman commercial with supermodel Gisele Bundchen! Bloc dancer Taylor James also worked on the spot!

    Don't miss the video on the homepage here, and the behind-the-scenes here!  
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-31 2015 VMA's Congratulations to all of our clients who worked on the VMA's for a successful show last night!! Take a look at the performance videos below if you missed them!

    Pre-Show/Nick Jonas
    Dancers: Teshauna Jones, Kaela Johnson, Jessica Di Girolamo, Taylor Ackerman

    Pre-Show/Todrick Hall
    Dancers: Dominique Domingo and Mackenzie Green

    Opening number/Nicki Minaj + Taylor Swift
    Dancers: Jana Thompkins, Diana Matos, John Silver, Keenan Washington, Guapo Clarke, Jesse Sanchez, Denzel Chisolm, Jemel McWilliams, Raphael Thomas, Frankie Gordils, Jeremiah Haynes

    Miley Cyrus
    Choreographer: Marty Kudelka w/Ivan Koumaev

    Justin Bieber
    Creative Director/Choreographer: Nick Demoura
    Dancers: Mona Berntsen, Yusuke Nakai, Johnny Erasme, Jasmine Perri, Mykell Wilson

    Choreographer: Fatima Robinson w/Charm Jordan
    Dancers: Frankie Gordils, Tre Holloway, Sean Bankhead, Antonio Hudnell, Jimmie Manners, Xavier Wilcher, Raphael Thomas, Karon Lynn, Mette Towley, Ambrya Underwood, Charm Jordan

    Demi Lovato
    Dancers: Zoey Black, Jackie Lloyd, Brittany Perry-Russell, Devin Walker, Vincent Noiseux
    Talent: Dexter Carr
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-31 Target Commercial Bloc twins Zhane & Shayne Stanley are featured in this new Target commercial - watch the videos here and here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-31 Nick Jonas - Levels Check out Jackie Lloyd in Nick Jonas's new music video "Levels" here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-26 Gap Kids Commercial Check out Ariah Tsukada Aka in this new Gap Kids commercial here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-25 SYTYCD - Top 8 Bloc's Mandy Moore with Dana Fukagawa choreographed a contemporary piece for Gaby and Robert on last night's episode of So You Think You Can Dance. Dexter Carr also worked on the choreography with Tyce Diorio for Jaime and Derek's piece.

    Check out the videos here and here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-21 The Imagen Awards Congrats to Bloc dancers Courtney Van Wirdum, Tajana Bunton-Williams, Maddy Owens, Katelyn Cushing, Guapo Clarke, Jesus Coca, and Asiel Hardison for performing in the 2015 Imagen Awards tonight at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-20 Rita Ora ft. Chris Brown - Body on Me Flii Stylz choreographed the music video for "Body on Me" by Rita Ora ft. Chris Brown.

    Watch the video here
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-20 Hailee Steinfeld - Love Myself Teresa Espinosa choreographed the music video for Hailee Steinfeld's new hit "Love Myself", featuring Mona Berntsen, Iman Karram, and Katelyn Cushing.

    Check out the video here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-19 Descendants Huge congrats to Bloc's Louise Hradsky for choreography and Bloc dancers Taylor James, Mike Riccio, Mackenzie Green, Michelle DawleyKevin Mylrea, Devin Jamieson, Melanie Mah and Kiara Gudgeon on Disney's "Descendants" - according to the latest Nielsen ratings, the premiere was seen by 12.2 million total viewers, and is now considered the #5 cable television movie of ALL TIME!! It is also now the #1 cable TV movie in nearly 3 years among adults age 18-49! Check out the behind the scenes photo!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-18 SYTYCD - Top 10 Congrats to our clients who worked on the below pieces on FOX's So You Think You Can Dance last night!

    Jessica + Jim
    Choreographer: Dee Caspary

    Jaja + Alex
    Allstar: Alex Wong

    Gaby + Joshua
    Allstar: Josh Allen
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-18 Disney Store Print Bloc kids Ariah Tsukada-Aka, Isaiah Morgan, Zoe Savannah, Lauren MacLean, and Yasmine Arya are modeling for the Disney Store's new line of Halloween costumes for kids - watch our Bloc stars in the video here
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-17 Teen Choice Awards 2015 Bloc's Jamie Ruiz performed with Flo Rida and Robin Thicke this past weekend at the Teen Choice Awards!

    Watch the performance here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-17 Minions/Vivo Commercial Aakomon Jones choreographed the new Minions Vivo Smart Phone TV spot, which is airing now in China and Thailand!

    Check it out here
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-14 Straight Outta Compton Don't miss Straight Outta Compton with choreography by Bloc's Adrian Wiltshire in theatres today!!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-13 Samsung Commercial Michael Rooney with Danny Valle and Aviel Ayoung choreographed the new Samsung commercial for the Smart Switch app. Bloc dancers who worked on the spot are Seth Hillard, Jamar "Soup" Campbell, Ron Myles, Danielle Lesko, Tatiana Parker, Guapo Clarke, Jason Facey, John "Jstyles" Gibbons, Malik Coleman, Latonya Swann, and Amanda Martinez.

    Check out the video here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-11 SYTYCD - Top 14 Bloc choreographers dominated So You Think You Can Dance on FOX last night!! Congrats to our talented clients on the numbers below!

    Opening Group Number
    Choreographer: Brian Friedman

    Jaja & Edson
    Choreographer: Misha Gabriel

    Alexa & Ariana
    Choreographers: Tracy + Dom

    JJ & Kate
    Choreographer: Brian Friedman

  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-07 Full Out Don't miss FULL OUT the movie based on a true story of Bloc alumna and gymnast Ariana Berlin airing this Sunday, August 9th @ 8PM on NBC! The film features Bloc dancer Courtney Van Wirdum!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-04 SYTYCD Sean Cheesman with Mackenzie Green choreographed 2 performances in last night's episode of So You Think You Can Dance - watch the duet with Bloc's Asaf Goren here, and the other number here! Marissa Milele also performed a duet - click here to watch!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-08-03 Money Supermarket Commercial Lisa Eaton choreographed this funny new commercial for Money Supermarket - watch it here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-31 Descendants Don't miss the highly anticipated Descendants starring Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, and Sofia Carson TONIGHT on the Disney channel @ 8pm!! Directed by Kenny Ortega, the film features choreography by Bloc's Louise Hradsky and dancers Mike Riccio, Taylor James, Devin Jamieson, Michelle Dawley, Kiara Gudgeon, and Kevin Mylrea!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-31 2015 Industry Dance Awards Bloc congratulates Mandy Moore on being nominated for America's Favorite Choreographer, and Brian Friedman for being nominated for Favorite Convention Teacher (for Pulse on Tour) for the 2015 Industry Dance Awards!! 
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-30 Walgreens Commercial Eboni Nichols choreographed the "Dance Team" commercial for Walgreens featuring Ryan Charles - check it out here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-29 Macy's Commercial Check out choreography by Aakomon Jones with Amy Allen and dancers Tati McQuay and Kyla-Drew Simmons in this new Macy's commercial, here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-28 SYTYCD - Top 18 Marty Kudelka choreographed Team Street's performance on So You Think You Can Dance last night, and Sean Cheesman with Mackenzie Green choreographed Ariana, Gaby, and Bloc's Burim Jusufi's performance. Asaf Goren and Marissa Milele also performed a Cha Cha routine!

    Check out the videos herehere, and here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-28 Florence + The Machine - Queen of Peace & Long and Lost Ryan Heffington with Denna Thomsen choreographed the new Florence + The Machine music video "Queen of Peace & Long and Lost", directed by Vince Haycock.

    Check out the video here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-24 Jimmy Kimmel & GMA Creative Director Fatima Robinson and Choreographer Charm Jordan worked on Meghan Trainor's performance on Jimmy Kimmel live yesterday - watch here!

    Bloc dancers Jana Thompkins, John Silver, and Diana Matos performed with Nicki Minaj on Good Morning America today - watch here and here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-23 Circus Xtreme Congratulations to Bloc Clients Michael Schwandt (Director), Meisha Lee (Asst. Director) & Preston Mui (Supervising Choreographer) for a successful run at Staples Center for the new multi-million dollar Ringling Bros. production “Circus Xtreme.” The show has received rave reviews for its fresh take on the classic circus with an infusion of contemporary dance styles and extreme sports. Performers in the show have been special guests on the Late Show With David Letterman, The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon and The Late Late Show With James Corden!

    Check out the new promo for the show here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-22 Christina Aguilera Upcoming Shows Bloc's Kim Gingras and Vincent Noiseux are currently traveling with Christina Aguilera and will be performing in her upcoming shows in Santa Clara, Boston, South Africa and San Diego!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-22 2015 BET Players Awards Congrats to Creative Director Aakomon Jones, Choreographers Codie Wiggins and Amy Allen, and Dancers Monica Ramirez, Latrina Bolger, Sisley Loubet, Valentine Norton and Jeremy Strong on a successful performance with Jason Derulo at the BET Players Awards yesterday! Click here to see the video!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-22 Target - Back To School Commercials Marty Kudelka with AJ Harpold choreographed this adorable new series of Target Back To School commercials featuring Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler and Bloc kids Julia Traverso, Ruby Rose Turner, and Asia Monet Ray.

    Check them out here and here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-22 Skechers Commercial Check out Ruby Rose Turner and Yasmine Arya in this new Skechers Kids Twinkle Toes commercial here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-21 MTV VMAs Congratulations to Ryan Heffington for his VMAs nomination in the category of Best Choreography for his work on Chet Faker's music video "Gold"!!

    Watch the video again here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-20 SYTYCD - Season 12 Congrats to Bloc stars Burim Jusufi, Asaf Goren, Alain Lauture, and Marissa Milele for making it to the top 20 on So You Think You Can Dance!! Don't miss them and choreography by Bloc's Dee Caspary tonight on FOX at 8pm PST!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-17 Ciara - Dance Like We're Making Love Check out Bloc's Aakomon Jones starring in Ciara's new music video "Dance Like We're Making Love" here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-17 Beachbody Check out Maddy Owens and Patrick Packing in the promo for Beachbody's new line of workout supplements here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-17 Big Brother Chris Moss, Claude Racine, and Trey Rich performed on last night's episode of Big Brother on CBS! Catch up on Episode 11 of Season 17 here if you missed it!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-17 2015 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Sports Awards Congrats to Anthony Marciona who performed as a security guard at last night's Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Sports Awards! 
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-17 Premios Juventud 2015 Daniel Dory danced with Ricky Martin last night at Premios Juventud 2015 in Miami, Florida. Tanisha Scott also choreographed Anahi's Rumba. Watch the performances that aired on Univision here and here
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-15 Nancy O'Meara Bloc choreographer Nancy O'Meara has been working with music artists John Legend and Charlie Puth for their live performances/tours. Find out more details on their upcoming shows here and here!
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-15 La La Land Mandy Moore with Mike Riccio are currently choreographing the upcoming Musical Comedy LA LA LAND, Damien Chazelle's highly anticipated follow-up to Whiplash. Starring Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, and J.K. Simmons, the film is set to release in July 2016.
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-15 So You Think You Can Dance Brian Friedman choreographed Hailee, Marissa, and Alexia's Top 20 performance on So You Think You Can Dance this week - click here to watch if you missed it! Creative Director Aakomon Jones, Contributing Choreographer Amy Allen, and Choreographer/Movement Codie Wiggins all worked on Jason Derulo's guest artist performance of "Cheyenne" on the show as well - check it out here! Season 4 winner, Bloc's Josh Allen also made an appearance as a Pro-dancer! 
  • update-thumbnail 2015-07-15 The Nest Bloc's Tanisha Scott with Shauna Mitchell choreographed the upcoming Universal comedy The Nest starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and directed by Jason Moore. The feature is set to release this Christmas - check out the official trailer here!