NEW LIVE INTERACTIVE DANCE SHOW #FOLLOWME
BRINGS ONLINE COMMUNITY OF FANS TOGETHER
WITH THEIR DANCE IDOLS
For the first time ever, dance superstars and online sensations WilldaBeast (“So You Think You Can Dance” choreographer; 2.6 million followers), Nia Sioux (“Dance Moms”; 5.8 million followers), Kenneth San Jose (685K followers), and Janelle Ginestra (587K followers) will join forces in a brand new live dance show #FOLLOWME at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, August 10 at 7:30 PM.
#FOLLOWME is an electrifying live dance show celebrating the hip-hop dance community – inspiring dancers to step into the spotlight and get the incredible opportunity to see, dance, and interact with their YouTube dance idols. Each of the headliners will have moments throughout the show to highlight their singular style and performance skills, incorporating their greatest hits with never before seen dances and songs. The show is directed by Jennifer Weber (The Hip Hop Nutcracker, BRING IT LIVE!) and produced by Eva Price, The Bushnell Performing Arts Center, and The New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
Featuring cutting-edge technology, fans will get to interact digitally and physically with the headliners prior to and during the show, with the ultimate prize being a featured position in #FOLLOWME’s explosive dance finale. The choreography for the finale will be announced on social media for audience members to learn ahead of time, and select lucky fans will be chosen from video submissions to get the opportunity of a lifetime – to dance with their idols on stage.
WILLDABEAST. Originally from Indiana, Will “WilldaBeast” Adams moved to LA to pursue his dance career. Dancing for artists such as Usher, T-Pain, The Black Eyed Peas, Jason Derulo, Zendaya, 5th Harmony, Demi Lovato, GLEE, X-Factor, Nissan, MTV, Butterfinger, and Madonna, he found a love for choreography. This allowed him to choreograph for artists including T-Pain, DJ Tiësto, GRL, Erika Jayne, ABDC, So You Think You Can Dance, and Nike. In 2013, Willdabeast created the dance company immaBEAST and dropped the first official video “Dope.” Since then, immaBEAST has become one of the leading brands, companies, and influences in the hip hop dance world. @WILLDABEAST
NIA SIOUX FRAZIER has wowed audiences as a dancer, singer, and actor on the small screen and in live performances, proving to be one of today’s hottest triple threats. Currently, Nia can be seen on Lifetime’s hit series, “Dance Moms” now in its 7th season. Audiences have seen Nia take on the world of music as she released her first single “Star In Your Own Life,” which has over 10 million views on YouTube, and her follow up single “Slay,” which quickly hit the 4 million mark on YouTube. Her social media presence continues to grow at a rapid pace with a highly engaged fan base. Being a good role model is important to Nia, and she has found herself diving into charity work. Nia often performs at charity events and speaks to kids about how they can “star” in their own lives, a message dear to her. She is passionate about raising awareness for reflex neurovascular dystrophy (RND), pediatric cancer, as well as anti-bullying, anti-body shaming, and animal rights. @NIA SIOUX
KENNETH SAN JOSE is a singer, dancer, and actor who was born on April 10, 2002 and raised in Valencia, CA. He began performing at the age of 5 singing alongside his dad’s gospel group as well as his older brother. At the age of 8, he tested his acting skills with cameo roles in his brother’s high school productions. In February 2014, he decided to take his first formal hip-hop class. Since then, Kenneth has found his passion as a performer and most recently, choreographer. Select performances include @go90’s docuseries “BoySquad,” KidzBop, Nickelodeon’s “School of Rock,” “Dance Moms,” RDMA, Natalie La Rose, Dance Video Throwdown, and viral videos such as “Juju on the Beat” with choreographer Matt Steffanina and many more. You can see more of his videos through his YouTube account: Ken San Jose, Instragram: @kensanjose, and Facebook: Kenneth Paul San Jose. @KENNETH SAN JOSE
JANELLE GINESTRA has been dancing for 24 years and is currently a working dancer and choreographer in Los Angeles, CA. She has had the opportunity to dance for Beyoncé, P!NK, J-Lo, & Nicki Minaj. Janelle was a recurring dancer on FOX’s hit TV show “Glee,” where she was featured as a cheerio, troubletone, and a vocal adrenaline dancer. In addition to multiple other TV appearances, Janelle has appeared in many movies, including Fired Up, Bring It On 5, BedTime Stories, Honey 2, and, most dear to her, as the Lead Chipette Dancer in Alvin in the Chipmunks 2. Currently, she is teaching and building many businesses next to her life partner WilldaBeast Adams. @JANELLE GINESTRA