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Marty Kudelka



As Justin Timberlake’s exclusive choreographer and co-creative director, Marty Kudelka has choreographed many of his live and televised performances, including Timberlake’s current MAN OF THE WOODS World Tour, the spectacular 2018 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show, and the Academy Awards performance of “Can’t Stop The Feeling” for the film Trolls. Marty is currently working on the highly anticipated feature film sequel Trolls 2.

Marty’s collaboration with Timberlake on his music videos, include “Filthy,” “Say Something” featuring Chris Stapleton, “Rock Your Body,” “Sexy Back,” and “Suit & Tie,” which won Best Choreography at the 2013 MVPA Awards.  He also co-directed and choreographed Timberlake’s sold-out Justified and Future/Sex/Love/Sound world tours. Marty has also choreographed Timberlake’s Vanguard Award performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, 2013 Brit Awards, and 2008 ESPY Awards, as well as with his 2005, 1006, 2007 MTV Video Music Award performances.

Marty is the five-time MTV Video Award Nominee for Best Choreography in a Music Video, and Winner of the 2007 MTV VMA for Best Choreography for Justin Timberlake's music video, "My Love." In addition, Marty has also choreographed for other notable music artists, including Mariah Carey, JLO, Pink, Janet Jackson, Robin Thicke, One Direction, The Jacksons, The Backstreet Boys, JLS, Tinashe, Jason Derulo, Bebe Rexha, and Joe Jonas.  

Marty’s body of work also features numerous feature films and commercial ad campaigns for Wild Turkey, Chase, Closeup, Cadillac, Pepsi, Target, Coke, Tommy Hilfiger, Old Navy, McDonald’s, Citroen, and many more.  Marty has made appearances on hit shows such as DANCING WITH THE STARS and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, and his choreography has been featured on the iHeartRadio Awards, MTV VMA’s, Brit Awards, ESPY Awards, Soul Train Awards, Kids Choice Awards, Billboard Awards, the Grammys, and more. On stage in Las Vegas, his work can be seen in the The Jacksons show and Thunder From Down Under.  Aside from choreographing, Marty also enjoys sharing his knowledge and inspiring future generations of dancers by teaching at studios and conventions throughout the country.


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