April 28-29, 2018
Guest Artist Alex Wong.
Marshall Ellis Dance School in Orlando has announced that special guest artist Alex Wong, recently featured as a dancer in the hit film “The Greatest Showman,” will host a master class and perform at the I Dance Orlando Festival on April 28.
Wong is a former dancer with American Ballet Theater and was a principal soloist with Miami City Ballet. His credits include the original Broadway cast of “Newsies,” “So You Think You Can Dance,” “American Idol,” “Glee,” “Smash,” “The Voice” and the Oscars. He has also had parts in television shows including “Crazy Ex Girlfriend,” “Best Time Ever” with Neil Patrick Harris and “Saturday Night Live.”
Wong has won two Junior World titles in tap and show dance. He received the Audience Choice Award and was a Bronze Medalist in the 2003 Genee International Ballet Competition. In 2004, he became the first Canadian to win the Prix
de Lausanne competition in Switzerland.
Registration for the Master Class with Alex Wong is available at http://marshallellisdanceschool.com/master-classes/.
I Dance Orlando Festival bringing together the local community of dancers, choreographers, performers, educators and students in a cooperative manner, allowing them to perform new works and also inspire and educate the public through dance. The festival aspires to create an environment for students and artists to cultivate their talent and artistry to its fullest potential, all while strengthening public appreciation and support for this unique and vast art form.
“The I Dance Orlando Festival is designed to offer a supportive, non-judgmental atmosphere aimed at cultivating a creative exchange of ideas,” says Marshall Ellis, founder and artistic director of ME Dance and concept designer for the festival. “The festival will encourage artists to explore new grounds, offer a creative outlet, and also provide both local artists and the public the opportunity to experience dance in a new way.”