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Mackenzie Green



Currently residing in Los Angeles, CA, Mackenzie Green has always had a tremendous amount of love and passion for dance, which has lead him to his success and imprint in the entertainment industry. Originally from Regina, Saskatchewan, Mackenzie first began his training at Martin School of Dance, where he gained a strong foundation in Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Acrobatics, Hip-Hop, and Tap. Originally, Mackenzie was trained in the ADAPT, CDTA and RAD syllabus. Soon after, Mackenzie began training and competing extensively across Canada and the United States, earning himself numerous titles, awards, and scholarships to prestige training centers such as The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, The Banff Arts Centre, The Edge Dance Centre and Millennium Dance Complex. Mackenzie moved to Vancouver, BC, where he first began his professional career as a company member of MOVE: The Company and Kinesis Dance Somatheatro, where he toured throughout Canada, The United States, and Europe.

Mackenzie has worked extensively in the Film & Television industry where he can be seen in CTV’s third season of the hit TV show “So You Think You Can Dance Canada,” where he placed as the top 3rd male competitor. Mackenzie can be seen in; Step Up 5,CW's- "Hellcats", Disney's-"Girl Vs. Monster", YTV's-"Mr. Young", ABC's-"Once Upon A Time" S. 1 & 2, The Twilight Saga’s “Breaking Dawn”, CTV's-"Over The Rainbow", City TV's-"Canada's Got Talent", CTV's-"A Russell Peters Christmas", CW’s-“Secret Circle”, YTV's-"The Next Star", Nickelodeon’s-"Rags", and BRAVO's-"Tap Tap Tap". Mackenzie has also been featured as the supporting role in Lifetime Network’s-“Holiday Spin.” Mackenzie has had the opportunity to work with legendary director’s Debbie Allen in FOX’s-“Witches of East End” and with Kenny Ortega in Disney’ upcoming movie “Descendants”. Most recently Mackenzie is in the process of filming FOX’s final season of “Glee.”

Mackenzie has worked with artists such as Paula Abdul for AVON and has toured with Victoria Duffield and GRIMES. Mackenzie has appeared in several music videos including Cascada’s- “Au Revoir,” and These Kids Wear Crowns-“Jumpstart” and has performed with Shawn Desman and Danny Fernandes at the 2011 Juno Red Carpet Special. In addition, Mackenzie danced in both the Pan American & Para pan American Games closing ceremonies held in Guadalajara, Mexico directed by Luther Brown as well as Art on Ice’s European tour dancing alongside artists “Loreen”, and “Hurts.” As a highlight in live performances, Mackenzie recently performed in the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Not only is Mackenzie an accomplished dancer, but also an emerging choreographer. He has choreographed for the movie “Leap For Your Life” and for artists such as PLEX, Adaline and Jon & Roy, which have been featured on MuchMusic & MuchMore Music. Mackenzie has also worked as an assistant choreographer to renowned choreographers Sean Cheesman and Blake McGrath on “So You Think You Can Dance Canada” season 4. Mackenzie is extremely passionate as both an instructor and adjudicator of dance to students across the world, which has lead, him to co-founding his workshop EVOLVEdance. For more information: www.mintedgreen.com