Faculty Profile Billy Goodson

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    Billy Goodson

    Billy Goodson

    Street & Club Dance


    Bill Goodson was born in Los Angeles and started dancing in the mid 70’s as a club/street dancer, where he was soon discovered by Toni Basil. As he started studying dance more seriously, his career quickly picked up momentum. Bill soon became the choreographer and lead dancer for Diana Ross. Subsequently, he had the pleasure of working with the likes of Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Paula Abdul, Gloria Estefan, The Jacksons and many more.

    He also worked in the Film Industry, The most popular of his works being Electric Boogaloo – Breakin’ II. His career also took him to Las Vegas where he has choreographed at the most famous hotels on the Strip: Diana Ross at Caesar’s Palace, The Main Event at The Venetian, Splash at the Riviera, Show Stoppers at the Desert Inn and Headlights and Tailpipes at the Stardust.

    For the last 29 years, Bill has been the choreographer for the world famous Parisian review, Moulin Rouge. He has worked extensively in Italy doing TV and Musicals on such titles as Hairspray, La Cage Aux Folles, Full Monty and Roman Holiday.

    Class Description:

    Big Dance Fusion with Billy Goodson: Where Waacking and other dance styles Collide!

    Join choreographer Billy Goodson in a thrilling fusion of street/club dance, latin and jazz. Experience the wild freedom of movement as Billy bridges the gap between styles, and movement, from a fancy Las Vegas showgirl walk to jazzy additives and funky grooves. Let loose, feel the energy, and unleash your unique style on the dance floor.

    Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Billy Goodson's signature dance style and essence. With an extensive background in dance and choreography, including from the Paradise Ballroom in LA to the illustrious Moulin Rouge in Paris, Billy brings a multitude of ideas and creative possibilities to inspire you.

    In this extraordinary class, prepare to be inspired and challenged and ignite your own creativity and artistic expression. All dancers, whether seasoned or just starting their dance journey, are welcome to join and push their boundaries.

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