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Billy Mustapha



Billy was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. He began pursuing his love of dance at the age of seven at Dance Spectrum, where he immersed himself into every genre offered.

In his final year of high school, Billy was learning from well-known choreographer Sarah Dolan, creator of O2 Dance Company, as well as training with Universesoul Hip Hop Company. Billy performed for Calgary’s very own Michael Bernard Fitzgerald in his “I Wanna Make It With You” concert, as well as for The Kids Cancer Care Foundation in “The Quest For The Cure” gala. In the same year, he was announced as Triple Threat’s Achievement Award Winner, granting him the opportunity to assist the convention tour. While traveling with Triple Threat Dance Convention, Billy worked closely with some of the industries top choreographers including Megan Lawson, Jillian Meyers, Tina Landon, Nick Lanzisera, Tyce Diorio, Luther Brown, and Kelly Konno.

Immediately after graduating high school, Billy took a plunge into the dance scene by moving to Vancouver and joining The Intensive Training Program at Harbour Dance Centre, under the direction of Moe Brody, as well as TwoFourSeven Hip Hop Company. Shortly after the move, Paul Becker hired Billy as a dancer for ABC’s “Once Upon A Time” after noticing him standout in class. Billy has also performed at “WE Day” presented by Free The Children and charity events for the BC Cancer Foundation. Billy booked a dancer role on “Disney’s Descendants 3” working with Kenny Ortega and Jamal Sims, as well as “Disney’s Freaky Friday” working with John Carrafa and Louise Hradsky. Billy has recently worked as a series regular on NBC’s “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” choreographed by Emmy award winning choreographer Mandy Moore. Billy has also had the honour of being the assistant choreographer on Apple’s commercial “The Stuntman” alongside Jillian Meyers. Billy is proud to be currently learningand working in Los Angeles with his O-1 artist visa.


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