Deshawn Hawthorne , known as Deshawn Da Prince, was
originally a hip-hop freestyle dancer with styles such as
waving, gliding, popping & tutting.
He was enrolled into Devor Dance Center in Jamaica
Queens, NY at the age of five and his first classes ever were
Jazz, Ballet and African. Five years later, he
was introduced to Hip Hop with a group from the same
dance center named Da F.I.R.M. He was the youngest dancer
in the group but kept up with the
other young adults in the group. Deshawn eventually joined
a crew of boys who named themselves G.I.B (Go In Brother)
who labeled him as a
Deshawn has worked with artist such as: Chris Brown,
Jidenna, Keke Palmer, Lil Mama and more. Whether
choreographing or back up dancing, he booked
as much as possible.
As Deshawn went on experiencing the choreography world,
he then started submitting to shows such as Carnival NY,
Sybarite Love is Love & WOD N.J. were
he had presented his latest works. He also started artist
developing and creative directing through the experience of
doing such shows.
Right now Deshawn is a choreographer, dancer, dance coach
& artist developer for the New York Hip-Hop company Royal
Thieves which is a high energy
dance crew. Deshawn is just getting started , his vision and
goals are now clearer than ever.