Jae Blaze Calls On All Dancers for October 3rd!
If anyone knows what it is to work their way up from the bottom to the top in the world of dance and music visualization, its Toronto native Jae Blaze.
Beginning her dance career at a time when Dance was not such a major focus for vocal artists performing, Jae has come a long way! In 2010, she choreographed the electrifying dance routine by Bree Wasylenko and Edgar Gilbert-Reyes on the hit television show So You Think You Can Dance Canada. The routine, was performed to Vybz Kartel’s hit song, “Clarks.” Jae also choreographed dance for the ‘Songs Segment’ at the 81st Academy Awards (held in Hollywood on February 22nd, 2009), and for the movies “Make It Happen,” starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, “The Cheetah Girls” starring Raven Symoné, and “New York Minute” starring Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen. Jae understands that in order to get there, dancers have to go through the early stages which includes music videos.
“Some of the first people who embraced me along my journey were music video directors like Hype Williams who directed Nelly Furtado’s song “On The Radio,” Little X (now named Mr. X) who directed Sean Paul’s song Get Busy and Kardinal Offishall’s Belly Dancer. That’s why this casting call for dancers is special to me – I know what it can do for a dancers’ career!”
The casting call that Jae is referring to is for Dancehall artist Razor B’s hit song “Hot Girls to the Ring” which is receiving significant airplay on stations Irie FM, Zip FM and Fame FM within Jamaica, and a host of radio stations internationally. The video, which will be directed by Wayne Lowers of Burnt Facez Productions will use Jae’s choreography experience and expertise for the dancers routines.
When asked why this shoot is so special to Jae, she said “shooting a video in my home country of Jamaica, and to a song as hot as ‘Hot Girls to the Ring,’ yuh done know!”
Dancers are invited to attend Victoria House, located at 11 Lindsay Crescent on October 3rd, 2010 at 12:00pm for auditions. Jae Blaze will personally be on hand to choose the dancers who will work best for the video’s dance segment. The video shoot will take place at various locations in Kingston on October 4th and 5th, 2010.
Media can preview / download a copy of Razor B’s song here
Pictured: Jae Blaze - Choreographer
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