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James Alonzo White, Hip Hop/Street

James Alonzo White is a North Carolina native, who received his Master of Arts in Dance Education at New York University. With a strong background in Street Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, Contemporary, and Commercial Dance, James is one of the most acclaimed choreographers and dance teachers in today’s industry.  Currently, he is a teaching faculty member at the world-renowned Broadway Dance Center, Brickhouse NYC, and Peridance Capezio Center. 

James’ choreography credits include: Mad Apple – Cirque Du Soleil, Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruises, MSC Cruises, Footloose – The Rev Theater, Dream Girls, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and the Knicks City Dancers. 

He currently works with rising artists such as:  Chloe Flower, Alex Mali, Saint Ahmad, and Miss Madeline as their lead choreographer.  Choreographing several of their musical videos and live performances. 

In 2020, during the global pandemic, James released a visual entitled “Brand New Day” featuring NYC’s finest dancers, inspired by the iconic film, The Wiz. With a pure intention to spread joy during uncertain times, Brand New Day took on a life of its own by quickly becoming a viral success garnering attention from acclaimed artists like Diana Ross, Evan Ross, Jennifer Garner, Octavia Spencer, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Todrick Hall, Billy Porter and Deborah Cox.