REHEARSAL 101 & AUDITION 101
Leon Blackwood is no stranger to Music and Movement. He began to explore the possibilities of a Dance Career around the age of 15, Performing at community events and with school dance crews. In hopes of building his choreography reputation, he started his own Dance Group/ Company, Nu Limit Ent. in early 2003.
His strong performance skills and signature cool factor have landed him Principal Dance roles in movies such as “Honey” “Frenemies”, “Alvin and The Chipmunks 3” (Playing Alvin) and assistant choreographer and Dancer on “Make Your Move” (Cobu 3D). Training in classes and workshops around the GTA and the U.S he joined the cast of 1 of the most noted Hip Hop conventions “The Monsters of Hip Hop” in 2009.
Through his hard work and dedication, he has been able to Dance/ Choreograph for the likes of Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Victoria Duffield, Jully Black, Blake McGrath, Keshia Chante and Danny Fernandes to name a few. Leon has been able to provide choreography for major events, networks and charities such as the YMCA, Much Music, Toronto District School Board, SYTYCD and SYTYCD Canada. He’s assisted/ worked alongside with Top Choreographers Luther Brown, NappyTabs, Hi Hat, Gil Duldulao, and Laurie-Anne Gibson on many projects from Artist’s music videos and movies to major network programs like the Juno Awards and So You Think You Can Dance. Continuing to build his craft he travels to L.A a few times a year to train and work with some of the industry’s leading Choreographers and Dancers. He has become one of the most sought after Commercial Dancers and Choreographers in Toronto, sharing his passion for Dance and Movement around the world.