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Ryan Heffington



"Occasionally someone rattles the arts industry cage so hard that they demand a rethink of what constitutes good, satisfying and important practice. In contemporary dance that player is Ryan Heffington" - Hold & Corner Magazine

Ryan Heffington is a choreographer, director, performance artist and the owner of The Sweat Spot dance space in Los Angeles. Heffington is best know for his collaborations with Sia including the viral video “Chandelier” which has garnered more than 1.6 billion internet views, ranking it as one of the most watched videos in history. He has choreographed most of her live content and is currently working with her on a feature film. On the big screen, Heffington’s work can be seen in Christopher Guest’s “Mascots” and Edgar Wright’s critically acclaimed "Baby Driver”. He recently received wide recognition for his work on Netflix’s groundbreaking television series “The OA”. In addition, Heffington has received many accolades for his collaboration with Spike Jonze on Occasionally World perfume commercial which received the highest honor at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival. He has worked with dozens of music artists such as Arcade Fire, Paul McCartney, Florence + The Machine, Billy Idol, FKA Twigs, Lykke Li, Chet Faker, Massive Attack, Years & Years and many more. The list of commercial clients include: Target, Evian, Acura, Under Occasionally, Stella Artois, Apple, Nike amongst others. 


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