MEET OUR ARTISTS

 
 
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SALSA & BACHATA

CRYSTAL DURAN

Crystal Duran was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is an Instructor, Choreographer, and Dancer from diverse dance styles such as Salsa, Bachata, Hip-hop, Ballroom and many more. She received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology-Dance at California State University of Northridge. She has had the opportunity to work on various shows such as Telemundo, Funny or Die, The Revolution Evolution Show, Kinesis, J.U.I.C.E., Los Angeles Bachata Festival, Albuquerque and Seattle's Salsa Congress. She recently choreographed for Shemar Moore on the Bounce Back. Crystal is owner of CrystalArts Dance Academy where she aspires everyone to not only master creative movement, but to dance for a purpose and with each person's highest level of excellence!


LORENZO HANNA

Lorenzo “Zagga Zo” Hanna is now internationally known, but was first introduced to dance at a young age at social gatherings with his family. While growing up in South Florida, Lorenzo embraced his Caribbean roots while performing and competing inside of dancehall clubs and parties for many years.

After winning several dancehall competitions and dancing next to some of the best dancehall dancers from Jamaica and South Florida, Lorenzo decided to take his love for dance to the next level by moving to Los Angeles, California to pursue his dreams. Lorenzo is currently part-owner of an internationally known Afro-Caribbean company and dance style calledDancehall Funk.

Credits: American Airlines, America’s Got Talent, Reebok, Redbull, Shaggy, Chris Brown, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Kevin Lyttle, Flo Rida, Sean Kingston, Nicki Minaj, French Montana, Bruno Mars, and many more.

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DANCEHALL 101


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LATIN

HIP-HOP

LILY MOLINA

 lily j. Molina was born in Toronto, Canada and raised in south Florida where she discovered her passion as a dancer, performer, and choreographer. she moved to los Angeles, California to pursue her career as an artist. she had the privilege to dance for variety of artists such as Enrique Iglesias & pit bull, JAson Derulo, Justin Timberlake, logic, Jordan sparks, lil mama, lmfao and many more. She has also been featured as a dancer in Apple, target, Samsung and boss audio commercials. Lily j was alos the creative director for Telemundo network. This has allowed her to work with many Latin artist. Being versatile she's been able to hit the urban genre choreographing for el debarge's summer tour, and a contemporary feel with such artist as Dan + Shay. She's had the privilege of choreographing a commercial for PlayStation, The walking dead. Lily J is currently represented by mta dance agency in los Angeles, ca. she is a versatile freestyle dancer performer & choreographer/creative director that aims to inspire other through her passion for creative movement.


TIBOR FOBER

Originally from Germany, Mr. Tibor Fober began his dance training in a youth center in his hometown where his sister was teaching. He continued his studies in different dance studios in Germany and at international dance camps. After several achievements in national and international competitions his unique desire and passion for dance and art led him to the decision to continue pursuing his dance career in Los Angeles. He received his Dance-teaching and Choreographic-studies certificate from Glendale College in 2014 and absolved 2015 his Ballroom Teaching Certification. He’s been seen in several music videos for Stars like Enrique Iglesias, Pharrell Williams, Meghan Trainor and Foxes, just to name a few. He has also been successfully taking part in Latin-Dance Competitions and different Street- Dance Battles all around the globe. Always looking for new challenges Mr. Fober enjoys expressing and sharing his passion with others through the art of movement.

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ZOUK LAMBADA


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POPPING

DARIUS FRYE

Darius Frye, aka Dario B Freeze, has been dancing since the age of 8 and has been apart of the competition community for 13 years. His first style was popping. Since then he has become proficient in locking, Krump and hip-hop choreography. He began choreographing and teaching at age 14 for his family’s dance company “Small Frye Dance academy”. Once he moved to Los Angeles in 2008, he trained under B-Boy Machine on his company “Westbound”, a freestyle based company for hire. He competed with USA Champions, “Academy of Swag” and well as “Theorist” before beginning his own crew, “The Origin”. The Origin has grown into a larger company with 5 award winning competition teams called “OrigiNation”. This includes the current title of USA Bronze Medalist of 2018.