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Wade J. Robson
Wade Robson is 30 years old.
At the age of 3 Wade was memorizing the dance steps of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video. At 5 Wade was dancing in competitions and performing in front of large crowds with Michael Jackson himself. By the time he was 9 he had appeared in three of Michael Jackson's videos: "Black or White," "Jam" and "Heal the World."
More performances and television spots were followed by music writing & production, acting, choreography and becoming a dance teacher. When he turned 16 he was requested to choreograph for Britney Spears. He directed her stage show, remixed the music, directed the video segments and designed the sets. When he was 21 he got his own show on MTV, "The Wade Robson Project", and has most recently been a judge and choreographer for the FOX show So You Think You Can Dance.
He certainly is one amazing person.
Wade Robson Interview - Published on July 13, 2012
Plus a 2 part Wade Robson Instructional of an original routine he created for DS2DIO.
Cirque Du Soleil
Wade Robson is the choreographer of Criss Angel's Cirque Du Soleil show at the Luxor Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
On the CREATORS page of Believe's website he's quoted as saying "A lot of the style, the emotion behind the movement, is really primal and raw. The dance is character and story driven and that is my most favorite place to create from."
Visit the official site of CRISS ANGEL Believe.
CRISS ANGEL Believe
Wade talks a bit about what he's doing with the choreography for the show. His clip starts at 0:40.
Wade Robson at a Glance
Click on the small link to be taken to the Wade Robson page on Wikipedia. Here is the introduction:
Wade Jeremy William Robson (born 17 September 1982) is an Australian dancer, director, producer, songwriter, and award-winning choreographer. He began performing as a dancer at the age of five. He has directed music videos and world tours for numerous music artists such as 'N Sync and Britney Spears. Robson found success not only as a choreographer and tour director but also as the host and executive producer for The Wade Robson Project which aired on MTV in 2003. In 2007, he joined the FOX television dance series, So You Think You Can Dance as both a judge and choreographer.
Wade Robson co-wrote and produced a song on Carly Simon's album "This Kind of Love" which was released April 29, 2008. The song is called So Many People To Love. You can hear a clip and download it on iTunes.
The San Francisco Ballet
Wade and his wife Amanda were commissioned by the San Francisco Ballet to create a piece for their 75th Anniversary Gala on January 23rd, 2008.
It was an edgy modern ballet titled "The Energy Between Us" and it was Robson's first time working with a ballet company.
Amanda designed bright the red and blue costumes for the dancers. The music was composed by TelepopMusik, a French electronic music group.
Wade Robson's Power Dance Shoes
Wade and Power Athletics worked together to create a collection of performance dance shoes. The Wajero Collection offers fashionable dance shoes for the street or dance studio.
On Saturday September 8, 2007 Wade won an Emmy for outstanding choreography on Fox's So You Think You Can Dance. It was for an opening number performed on the show July 20th 2006 to the song "Ramalama". He was also involved in the video production and costume design.
You can see Ramalama here.
He also won a second Emmy, on Monday, September 15th 2008, for "The Hummingbird and the Flower" performed on So You Think You Can Dance June 27th 2007.
You can see that performance here.
WITHIN - Starring Aminah Abdul-Jillil
Directed and choreographed by Wade Robson.
"This short film explores universal human conflicts through music, dance and thought."
Released: May 22, 2007
When did you first notice Wade Robson?
Wade Robson Vids
Wade at 8 Years Old!
Wade and his family remembering Michael Jackson
- Aussie friends of Jackson 'shocked' | News.com.au
" AN Australian family who met Michael Jackson more than 20 years ago and became lifelong friends was devastated by the pop star's surprise death. Joy Robson, mother of choreographer Wade Robson, said her family could not come to terms with the news
- Michael Jackson's friendship remembered | The Courier-Mail
"Chantal Robson, who became friends with Jackson after younger brother Wade won a talent contest in 1986 impersonating the star, said she learned of his death the same way millions of others did - through the media. "I got a text message from Wade s
2003 Tribute to Michael Jackson
Recommended Reading - Books Wade says changed his life
Recommended Viewing - Wade's dance idols & inspiration
Wade Robson's Project: Dance Beats Vol. 1
Here's a small sample of the instrumental hip-hop and electronic dance beats written and produced by Wade Robson.
MTV's The Wade Robson Project Finale
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Dream Within A Dream
Download the Album
Genres: Pop/General, Dance & DJ/Electronica, Pop
Total Length: 28:22
Label: Wajero Entertainment, Inc.
If you are looking for an email address to contact Wade it is firstname.lastname@example.org
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Dance and TV have been together forever. When I was little it was Dance Fever and Solid Gold, decades later I was watching The Wade Robson Project. But now....
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