Vincent Paterson IG Live

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Vincent Paterson shares stories from his career in IG Live

Celebrity choreographer, Vincent Paterson, shared stories from his book, Icons & Instincts: Choreographing and Directing Entertainment's Biggest Stars.

We were honored to host Vincent Paterson in a recent Instagram Live ... Vincent shared stories from his new book, ICONS & INSTINCTS: Choreographing and Directing Entertainment's Biggest Stars. Answers4Dancers' Brandon Hudson is the interviewer and he and Vincent had done another IG Live session during the industry lockdown. Here's Part 1 of the interview. It's filled with advice and insights that you can apply to your own career. Be sure to take notes! ENJOY PART 1 of this THREE-PART INTERVIEW. More below!

Vincent Paterson is a world-renowned, award-winning Director and Choreographer whose career spans nearly every genre of the entertainment industry including film, theater, Broadway, concert tours, opera, music videos, television, and commercials.

As a director and choreographer, Vincent created many works for Madonna and Michael Jackson including Madonna's BLOND AMBITION TOUR (on which the film, TRUTH OR DARE is based), and her legendary Marie Antoinette VOGUE performance for MTV, and the choreography for her videos EXPRESS YOURSELF and VOGUE. For Michael Jackson, with whom he worked for over 15 years, Vincent created the BAD TOUR, as well as SMOOTH CRIMINAL and BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR and multiple other Jackson music videos and live performances, from Michael’s Grammy Award appearance to the SUPER BOWL HALFTIME SHOW.

Vincent has worked with a star-studded list of musicians: Paul McCartney, Lionel Richie, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Whitney Houston, Lee Ann Rimes, Diana Ross, David Lee Roth, Slash, Van Halen, as well as Madonna and Michael Jackson, to name a few. He has directed commercials through DarkLight Productions and has choreographed over 150 commercials, many winning awards in collaboration with director, Joe Pytka.

Here's Part 2 of the Instagram Live session with Vincent Paterson

Here's Part 3 of the Instagram Live session: Michael Jackson, Madonna & More

Part 3 of our Instagram Live session is a quick video with some juicy behind-the-scenes details from Vincent Paterson. It’s a great way to cap off his interview about his new book; Icons & Instincts, Choreographing & Directing Entertainment’s Biggest Stars. In Part 3, find out Vincent's favorite Michael Jackson song and his favorite project!

These IG Live sessions are just the tip of the iceberg… There’s so many more stories in the book. You’ll find out all the amazing talent Vincent’s worked with in film, theatre, Broadway, concert tours, opera, music videos, television, and commercials. ENJOY!


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It’s a community where dancers are growing into faster, better, and more productive versions of themselves.
To prepare for the next steps in your career, you'll find lots of tips in Vincent Paterson's interview.

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