Hip Hop

Dave Scott danced his way “straight outta Compton” and straight into Hollywood and a multi-faceted career in dance, choreography, and artist development spanning music, film, television, and commercials.

He has been filming several projects for both film and television this year, including; Mindless Behavior on Ellen and  So You think You Can Dance . Dave also lends his voice and moves to The Black Eyed Pea Experience for Kinect on Xbox, and The Hip Hop Dance Experience now in stores.  In theaters Fall of  2013, Battle of the Year: Dreamteam will be the first ever world wide release of an all b-boy film, which he is co-producer/choreographer. You can also see Dave’s moves on the big screen in the 3D phenomenon- Step Up 3D (which he received the  award for Best Choreography in a feature film at the World of Dance awards) and the romantic comedy Maid of Honor.  Dave has also been featured on Dancing with the Stars and has hosted hit MTV show Countdown to American’s Best Dance Crew.

Other theatrical credits include Dance Flick, Stomp the Yard, You Got Served (which garnered him the 10th Annual Choreography Award for Best Choreography in a Feature) and Step Up 2 (for which he won the Fred Astaire Award) In addition; Scott was the key ingredient behind the success of B2K, giving them their name, style, hot dance moves, and all out sex appeal. In just two years, B2K scored two platinum albums; and headlined sold-out tours nationwide. 

Scott has molded and shaped the images and careers of many other hot artists and actors, including the newest boys group Mindless Behavior, Tyrese, Channing Tatum from Step Up 2, Columbus Short from Stomp the Yard and the musically renowned Brian McKnight, allowing them to reach new and unexpected heights in their careers. Scott has lent his talents to several commercial campaigns including Chevy and Pantene, the Fox TV success Bones, and choreographed dance sequences in 2004’s Coach Carter starring Samuel Jackson.

Scott has graced the covers of virtually every industry publication including Dance Spirit and Arena Magazine, as well as features in LA Times West Magazine, King, Vibe, and Grip, and has performed at nearly every major award show. Scott continues to teach master classes in dance nationwide, and to inspire kids and adults of all ages. 

“I always want to impress and be top notch.  I try to take myself outside of myself, try to become the audience and think about what’s going to make people go ‘oooohhh’, try to give them that wow factor.”



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