Amanda LaCount is a well known professional hip hop dancer. She has been dancing since she was 2 years old. She has 6 older brothers and sisters. While in Colorado Amanda was a competitive figure skater and a competitive allstar cheerleader on 4 National Champion Teams. Amanda danced competitively and attended Denver School of the Arts as a Dance Major from 6th-9th grade. While in Colorado Amanda performed in a number of professional musical productions including Annie, Sound of Music, The Wiz, Cheaper By the Dozen, Scrooge, Carousel, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, etc. at regional dinner theatres, regional community theatres in CO and WY, and the National Tour for the Wizard of Oz. I
In 2015 Amanda moved from Colorado to Los Angeles to follow her dream of becoming a professional dancer and actress. Amanda recently graduated with Honors from The Dance Academy at Champs Charter HS of Performing Arts. Many people are surprised to learn that Amanda has always attended a traditional school and was never home schooled. She is currently in college.
Some of her most notable performances include dancing with Meghan Trainor on Radio Disney Music Awards, choreographing and dancing for Sony UK in Ryan Blyth's "Raise A Glass", dancing on The Ellen Show with Keala Settle singing "This Is Me" from The Greatest Showman movie, dancing with Disney's "Descendants 2" cast on DWTS, dancing on 2 episodes of The Voice, dancing in Katy Perry's "Swish Swish" music video feat. Nicki Minaj, opening for En Vogue at Kings Theatre in NYC, dancing on the WNBA LA Sparks Crew for 2 years, and her own National Dance Tour "Amanda LaCount Live".
In March she performed and taught at Move It in London (the UK's largest dance festival with over 27,000 participants) as a Team Capezio Ambassador and in April Amanda sailed on a Zumba Cruise to the Bahamas as a Social Media Influencer. Last month Amanda traveled to Paris, France to be featured in a Music Video for Madame Monsieur.
Amanda has her own movement #breakingthestereotype which promotes body positivity and the belief that any "body" can be a dancer. She is signed with Bloc Talent Agency. Amanda performed at the International Zumba Instructor ZinCon Convention at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida and on a Zumba Cruise. She also attended Brian Friedman's The Main Event Dance Convention in New York City where she performed in the Final Show and was made a member of Brian Friedman's "Entourage".
Amanda is set to begin shooting the feature film "The Lesson Plan". She has been cast in the Role of Samantha. Some of Amanda's other acting credits include Abby's Camper in "Fat Camp" on BET, 7 episodes of Nickelodeon's "School of Rock" as dancer and ginger classmate, and Emma on ABC's "Splitting Up Together".
Amanda has modeled for Miami Curves Swim Week Runway Show, RayBan Sunglasses International, and at Revel Dancewear's Runway Show. She has appeared on numerous magazine covers and articles including November 2018 Dance Spirit Magazine.
Amanda can't wait to see what the future holds for her.