Shaping Sound Announces 2014-15 World Tour
Shaping Sound, a contemporary dance experience announces their 2014-2015 world tour and returns to the stage with a preview performance as part of The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) conference on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Roseland Ballroom (239 West 52nd Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue) in New York at 12pm, 4pm and 8:30pm. Tickets are $15 and available by visiting www.shapingsoundco.com.
After a sold-out national summer tour, Shaping Sound prepares to embark on an international tour produced by Break The Floor Productions with representation from Columbia Artists Theatricals. The showcase performance blends genres and styles ranging from jazz, modern, ballet and hip-hop to freestyle; running time approximately 30 minutes.
The company was founded by So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) veterans Travis Wall and Nick Lazzarini, along with industry stars Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson. Shaping Sound is a collaboration of these visual musicians with an impressive resume that includes Dancing with the Stars (DWTS), MTV Video Music Awards, Academy Awards, American Music Awards and numerous tours with recording artists and feature films such as Step Up Revolution and Rock of Ages. The creation of Shaping Sound was chronicled on the hit reality television show All the Right Moves.
Dance celebrities Travis Wall (SYTYCD Resident Choreographer and Season 2 Finalist), Nick Lazzarini (SYTYCD Season 1 Winner), Teddy Forance (Cirque du Soleil), and Kyle Robinson (Julliard) will lead the company once again as choreographers. They will be joined by some of the most talented artists in the dance world including returning members Joey Arrigo (SYTYCD Canada), Chantel Aguirre (San Francisco Ballet), Channing Cooke (SYTYCD), Jaimie Goodwin (SYTYCD All-Star), Kayla Kalbfleisch (All the Right Moves), and Chelsea Thedinga (Sonya Tayeh Dance). New to the company are Allison Holker (SYTYCD All-Star), Melanie Moore, (SYTYCD Season 8 Winner), Ben Susak (SYTYCD Season 2 Finalist), and the classically trained, Lee Gumbs (Bad Boys of Dance).