Best Advice to Young Dancers
HOW YOU DO ANYTHING IS HOW YOU DO EVERYTHING.
Favorite Thing about an NYCDA Weekend?
Seeing my younger self in the faces of those who are trying their hardest.
Tony started dancing at 8 years old, studying tap, ballet, jazz, contemporary, partnering, break-dance, flamenco, butoh and hip-hop in his hometown of Fort Collins, CO. From an early age he assisted the classes that his mom would teach, and soon enough he had unveiled his true passion for choreography. In addition to his successful choreography career in the pop industry, Tony is now beginning to use choreography to bring social awareness and promote positive transformation.
ARTISTIC DIRECTION AND CHOREOGRAPHY
JANET JACKSON, ARIANA GRANDE, JENNIFER LOPEZ, KYLIE MINOGUE, VERSACE, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, THE WYNN HOTEL GROUP, THE VOICE, SYTYCD, DWTS, AGT, XFACTOR, THE GRAMMYS, DISNEY, multiple shows for FRANCO DRAGONE, multiple films for KENNY ORTEGA, & 2 installations at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.
“I grew up a Dance Alliance kid and remember always being nervous taking classes here because the standards were so HIGH! Now, I couldn’t be more honored to be on faculty for this prestigious convention, and have the opportunity to inspire kids all around the country.”