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On January 12, 2016

Yusuf Nasir

Training: San Francisco Dance Center, The Ailey School, School of the Arts

Instruction:

AMDA College – Dance Theater Instructor/Choreographer

07/12 – ongoing

Responsible for instructing all dance theater majors, beginning to advance, in the styles of jazz (lyrical, commercial), contemporary, and hip hop. Style and level varies from semester to semester. Choreography commissioned, at will, for all various dance theater major productions.

Supervisor: Marina Benedict – Associate Dance Chair –mbenedict@amda.edu

 

Performance Experience

Film

Larry Gaye – Feature – Due out 2014, Eating Out

Dandelion Dharma

Television

2013 Video Music Awards – Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus – MTV Unplugged, David Foster Presents – Rod Stewart PBS Christmas Special, Dancing with the Stars/Macy’s Stars of Dance James Brown Tribute, Starring Wayne Brady, FOX’s Mobbed – Principal Dancer, Real Life – The Musical (OWN Network Pilot) AFI Honors – Morgan Freeman w/Betty White, Video Game Awards w/Neil Patrick Harris

Stage

Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour, Macy’s Passport – Viva Glam, Festival Di Sanremo – Italy

Theater

Hip Hop Dance Summit/Convention – Apollo Theater NYC, Lil Abner – Reprise – Ensemble, Ray Charles Live- Pasadena Playhouse – Gossie Mckee (B’way out of town tryout), Fame- The Musical- Tyrone, Beyond – El Portal – Workshop,

Music Videos

Jennifer Lopez “Papi” – Principal Dancer (Mailman), Kylie Minogue “All the lovers”, Cee-lo Green “Run”, Wynter Gordon “Buy my love” – Lead Dancer, Jessie and the Toyboys “Push it”

Commercials

Jennifer Lopez – Fiat – National, Sensa – Dancing Cop (Lead) – National, Sensa – Dining Patron(Starring) – National (currently running)

Choreography

Bette Midler Vegas Spectacular – assistant, Tina Turner 08/09 Tour – contributing, Jessie and Toyboys 2011 Promo Tour – Head Choreographer, Eating Out 4 –assistant choreographer, Sanremo Music Festival – Italy – assistant, Nastasja Wolf – debut performance – MTV Movie Awards After Party, Wynter Gordon “Buy my Love” MV – Head Choreographer

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