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About the Choreographer

About the Choreographer

Originally from St. Louis, MO, Candice Michelle Franklin is a New York based professional dancer, choreographer, and producer who has been seen in numerous film, TV shows, music videos, industrials, and, of course, on the live stage performing in plays and dance companies.  She owns Dance Industrial Professionals, Inc./The Pro DANZ Group in which she oversees the dance and creative direction of several performance groups, industrials, and stage shows. Her work has been performed in a host of New York venues including The Kumble Theater, BAM Cafe, and Joyce SoHo, as well as numerous casinos on the east coast such as Turning Stone, the Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun, Trump, Tropicana, Borgata, and Caesar’s.  Most recently, her choreography work has been seen in the WEBBY-nominated music video for the rock band Black Taxi called “Shoeshine” and in the gospel stage play, Blest Be the Tide, performed at Aaron Davis Hall in New York City.  Currently, she teaches Advanced Jazz at The Joffrey Ballet School in the Jazz and Contemporary department to their elite professional bound trainee program and works as the producer and choreographer for Jazz Ain't Dead®.  Moreover, she is Head Choreographer for CEG Productions LLC, is choreographer for the 80's Girl Group, Buffalo Stance, and serves as choreographer for a number of recording artists including internationally celebrated Bollywood Hip hop artist, SHAKTI, the rapper BRASCO, and Grammy award winning recording artist, Macy Gray.  In addition to working on new shows for Jazz Ain't Dead® for the upcoming year, she will be working on the new international tour by
A List Stage Productions, "Gospel Soul & Rock & Roll," slated for 2013.  Miss Franklin is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and is represented by DDO Artists New York City. 


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Randy Thomas, Universal Music Group (Jazz & Contemporary Music Label Executive)
Beverly Fish, CEG Productions, LLC (Live Music and Dance Event Corporation)
Adam Hootnick, Resonance Interactive (Music Video Film Director/Film Production Company)
Lafayette Harris, Jr., Pianist (Major Jazz Recording Artist and Music Director of Bring in Da' Noise/Funk)
SHAKTI, Internationally Celebrated Bollywood Hip Hop Recording Artist
Michael Blake, Director of Jazz and Contemporary at Joffrey Ballet School (Testimonial of Choreography/Instruction)
PS 87, Testimonial of Student Lecture Demonstration