To commemorate the life of the King of Pop, we are organizing a flash mob. Meet up in front of the Howard Theatre as on Tuesday, June 25th at 6pm as we will try to pull off DC’s biggest Michael Jackson “Beat It” flash mob! Let’s get as many people out by spreading the word amongst your friends and throughout your networks.
When: This Tuesday, June 25th at 6pm!
Where: In front of the Howard Theatre.
Michael Jackson “Beat It” Video.
Beat It Dance Tutorial.
You will only need to learn the chorus part of the dance!
Here are the “Beat It” dance steps exclusively sent to us by Travis Payne, world renowned choreographer who was the lead choreographer for Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” tour. We’re doing an awesome “Beat It” dance flashmob in front of the Howard Theatre in DC on 6/25 at 6pm! Learn the steps!
Twice Emmy-nominated choreographer, director, and producer Travis Payne is an acknowledged innovator of screen, stage, and song, and co-founder/principal of Travis Payne Presents, a full service entertainment production company. Payne’s work encompasses some of the most influential visual and musical moments of contemporary pop culture, created for and performed by global entertainment icons from Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Shakira, and Usher to Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, The Pussycat Dolls’ Nicole Scherzinger, and Madonna.
One of Payne’s most influential recent projects was his work as Associate Director and choreographer for the much-anticipated Michael Jackson “This Is It” tour. After his untimely passing, Payne was a major contributor in creating and producing Jackson’s memorial service and was also the Associate Producer of the feature film “This Is It”, one of the most eloquent, respectfully intimate, moving tributes to artistic genius, generosity, and untiring love of craft ever created. His contributions to Jackson’s legacy has been acknowledged and honored in the Opus Book and by his sister Janet, who tapped him to help create and join her on stage for the Michael Jackson tribute performance at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.
Payne’s stellar and still-growing list of global credits – 150+ household-name music artists, brands, live concert & stage shows, films, award shows, TV spots, and television shows – speaks not only to his powerful talent and excellent professional reputation, but also to his visionary ability to combine art, movement, music, visuals, branding, and business savvy into innovative alchemical blends. As a producer, music composer, and director as well as a choreographer and dancer, his artistic agility results in performances and properties that are truly elevated and evolved while still connecting and resonating powerfully with the public. While Payne’s extraordinary longevity and enduring status as an in-demand talent for high-profile projects is testament to his continuing evolution as a creative force, his strategic focus for the future promises an even broader application of his diverse talents. Travis Payne Productions, which he recently founded, offers the full scope of top-tier tools, services, strategies, and talent needed to take client projects from raw concept to solid success. Payne also has a dedicated personal interest in philanthropy, social consciousness, and talent development/mentoring. Inspired by Michael Jackson’s legacy to be more responsible residents of planet Earth coupled with his own clarity on the work that needs to be done for future generations, starting with Michael Jackson IMMORTAL by Cirque du Soleil as Principal Choreographer. Travis Payne is focused and moving forward toward an even more productive, pioneering, prolific future.