Thursday, 3 September 2009
AND THE MALTA GUINNESS STREET DANCE JUDGES ARE…
The list of the three judges for the largest dance show slated for September 12 is as follows Simon Dibley, Dwayne Nosworthy and Lizzie Gough.
The confirmed judges who are scheduled to arrive in the country on September 11.
Simon is the head judge at this year’s Malta Guinness Street Dance Africa International Final and last year was a judge at the Malta Guinness Street Dance Pan-African.
Simon is the Chief Executive Officer of the United Dance Organisation (UDO). The UDO is becoming the world’s largest international street dance organisation that offers international street dance events to both competitors and fans. Founded in the UK, the organisation is setting a standard in street dancing.
Simon is passionate about street dance due to its emphasis on teamwork, creativity, self-expression, confidence and self-respect.
While Dwayne is an experienced dancer, judge and choreographer and has worked on TV dance shows such as the popular Britain’s Got Talent and X Factor. Working with music stars such as Alesha Dixon, Estelle, Usher and Westlife. Dwayne has been fundamental in creating dance routines that get noticed. Dwayne has also choreographed the famous MOBO Awards.
Not just a choreographer but as a talented dancer in his own right, Dwayne has also danced alongside the world famous Black Eye Peas and the superstar Mariah Carey.
And Finally, Lizzie a professional dancer with a range of experience that only a budding young dancer can hope to achieve. Boasting special moves such as breakdance, freestyle and the all important locking and popping, Lizzie brings a wealth of street dance experience to the judging panel.
Lizzie’s training includes three years at the Laine Theatre Arts School and two years as a Rudeye Troupe and Pineapple Dance Troupe.
Her media, television, live performances and trade show experience makers Lizzie a perfect judge – she will definitely know what pressure the crews will be under! Music videos, adverts and music tours are not a new thing to Lizzie, as she has danced with the likes of the world famous band Take That’, pop band McFly, Britain’s Got Talent street Dancer George Sampson and singing sensation Katie Melua.
Lizzie’s moves have also appeared in iconic adverts such as the T-Mobile advert ‘Life is for Sharing’, MTV’s own ads and various viral commercials.