Which TV show has the best choreography

"Masters of Dance": Nikeata Thompson, Julien Bam, Vartan Bassil and Dirk Heidemann are looking for Germany's best dancers on ProSieben

06.09.2018 – 11:30

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Unterföhring (ots)

Every dance could be the last! In the new ProSieben dance show "Masters of Dance", choreographer Nikeata Thompson (38), YouTube megastar Julien Bam (29), Flying Steps boss Vartan Bassil (42) and world champion dance trainer Dirk Heidemann (57) are looking for Germany's best Dancer. In the show "Masters of Dance" talented dance talents compete against each other in different styles and in direct comparison. The goal: to convince at least one of the four dance masters and move into his company. Who will convince the dance masters and make it into the crew of Nikeata Thompson, Julien Bam, Vartan Bassil or Dirk Heidemann? "Masters of Dance" will be produced by Tresor TV in Cologne from autumn 2018, tickets for the show are available at www.tvtickets.de. The broadcast is planned for 2019.

About the dance master:

Nikeata Thompson is a choreographer, dancer and catwalk coach. She has already been on stage with Jan Delay, Lena Meyer-Landrut, Seeed and Frida Gold and taught Hollywood star Tom Hanks to dance for the film "A Hologram for the King". The Berliner-by-choice is the boss of her own dancer agency "NT Agency" and sat for two seasons on the jury of the ProSieben and SAT.1 show "Got to Dance", which won the "German TV Prize" 2013 and the "Bavarian TV Prize." "2014 was awarded.

With almost five million subscribers, Julien Bam is one of the most successful web video producers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. His videos are mainly about dance, music and entertainment. Born in Aachen, he is a break dancer, gave dance lessons himself and was part of the "Got to Dance" crew behind the camera. Today he is the dancer on YouTube and combines his passions on his own channel. In 2018, the YouTube star founded the "Bamschool", his own dance school and dance academy in Cologne's Mediapark.

Vartan Bassil founded the Flying Steps in Berlin in 1993 - 25 years later they are one of the most successful urban dance crews in the world. With their shows "Flying Bach", for which there was even the "ECHO Klassik" special award in 2010, and "Flying Illusion", the four-time breakdance world champions have toured the globe and to this day have delighted over 1 million live viewers in over 40 countries . In 2007 Vartan founded the "Flying Steps Academy" in Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany's largest urban dance school.

Dirk Heidemann is a dance sport trainer and choreographer. He runs a successful dance school in Connecticut, USA and is a trainer of international world champion couples. As an association trainer of the German Dance Sports Association, he led the German dance couple Christoph Kies and Blanca Ribas Turón to the World Cup. He is a professor of dance sport at the Sports University in Zhengzhou, China and, as a dancer, was himself a finalist of the Professional Latin World Championships. In 2017 Dirk Heidemann was on the jury of the dance show "Dancing Stars" in Austria.

About the show:

At "Masters of Dance" the four experienced dance masters fight for the best dance talents during the "auditions" and put together their personal dance crews. Then they go into a duel against each other and their dance companies compete against each other in different dance styles - from contemporary, ballet, Latin, hip-hop or standard to jazz - and direct dance duels. Who shows the most spectacular moves? Which master developed the best choreography? And which dancer excites the audience the most?

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