Jillian Meyers grew up dancing in Portland Oregon. There she trained in all styles of dance with teachers Erin Lee, Michelle Mckinney, Candalee Wrede, Diana Redding and Sarah Riggles. In 2004 she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her aspiration of becoming a professional dancer. During her time there she has become a member of Mark Meismer's company, “Evolution”. She has also been an assistant to Brian Friedman, Tovaris Wilson, Mia Michaels and Mandy Moore on the hit show, “So You Think You Can Dance”. Since 2006 she has been fortunate to be a lead dancer for performing artist Janet Jackson. Over the past two years she has been involved with Janet’s videos, over-sea performances and a variety of television appearances. Recently she performed alongside Wade Robson in his performance for the show, “Dancing With the Stars”. She currently has just come off of Janet’s, “Rock Witchu Tour”.
Brian Friedman & Yanis Marshall Heels Choreography | Britney Spears “Breathe On Me”
Featuring Group 1: Brian Friedman & Yanis Marshall Group 2: Mishay Petronelli, Zack Venegas, Judson Emery, Marie Ninja, Abby Lett, Robert Green & Kevin Vives Group 3: Brian Friedman, Yanis Marshall, Zack Venegas, Judson Emery, Zack Reece, Kevin Vives, Robert Green & Jawi Buan
In this scene from Shall We Dance, with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, the two create another trademark classic with both their dancing on skates as well as the song, “Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off”, or better known for… "You say ‘Potato’, I say ‘Potato’ you say ‘Tomato’, I say ‘Tomato’…”
How to YES. Created, written and performed by Robert James Hoffman III and Kato Bonner. Also featuring Twitch, Gustavo Vargas, David Moore, Nick Wilson, Mike D, Dante 7, and Jessie Lewis. Performed at Carnival Jan. ‘07.
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in SWING TIME dancing to the song “Pick yourself up”.
"Pick yourself up" by Jerome Kern was introduced by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Ginger plays a dance instructor whom Fred follows into her studio; he pretends to have "two left feet" in order to get her to dance with him. Fred sings the verse to her and she responds with the chorus. After an interlude, they dance to the tune.
This BLOG is dedicated to the brilliance of all things DANCE. From dancers, choreographers, TV to Film to Broadway, and even competition. Learn the art of the the dance world one BLOG post at a time. The name of this blog comes from the song "I Won't Dance" originally performed by Fred Astaire in the movie Roberta.