Justin was born and raised in New York. Movement was an integral part of his life from childhood. He focused that passion and began training professionally at the age of 15, soon realizing he had found a safe place to learn and grow. Over the past 12 years he’s been Directing, Choreographing and Teaching around the United States as well as internationally. After studying concert dance for 6 years, Justin was exposed to a variety of street, freestyle and experimental movement, sparking inspiration. He began training and working with world renowned movers and choreographers in New York City and worldwide. For Justin, exploring new movement and a deeper sense of self became necessary.
Justin has most recently been seen dancing and performing with FKA Twigs in her recent US Tour as well as her powerful interactive theatrical event “ROOMS” in London. Some of Justin’s Choreography/ Movement Direction credits include Lion Babe, Ivy Lab, Warby Parker, Stuart Weitzman, Rising Appalachia, Thornato, Pendulum People, Nova Zef, Elle Pierre and LVDF. His work has been seen in national commercials as well as famous stages at Coachella, Lightning in a Bottle, Afro Punk, Electric Forest, Bowery Ballroom, Historic Boulder Theatre and many more. Justin Choreographed and Movement Directed Lion Babe’s latest world tour as well as their music videos “Rockets“, “Honey Dew” and “The Wave”. Justin was a part of a very special runway/ performance for Alexander McQueen’s NY Fashion Week, as well as a reoccurring performer on the hit Fox TV series Glee (Season four and five). Also, Justin Directed and Produced three of Ivy Lab’s latest Music Videos – “Cake“,”Jet Lag” and their latest “When I Go” that was premiered on Boiler Room. He has worked with many other recording artists such as Paula Abdul, Miley Cyrus and Jordan Sparks. Within the past few years, Justin has traveled internationally to Japan to work with Tokyo, Osaka and Fukuoka Schools of Music and Dance as well as recent European teaching tours, sharing at famous studios in Germany, Austria, Sweden, Ireland, Denmark, Italy and Switzerland. His newest endeavors include Directing, Choreographing and Performing with the unstoppable force that is Pendulum People.
Justin’s versatile creative background, paired with his new age perspective, knowledge of street styles and unique musical flow set him far apart from any artist in our age. He is currently working in both Los Angeles and New York City Choreographing, Directing, Performing, as well as teaching his original style at Movement Lifestyle, Millennium Dance Complex, Broadway Dance Center, and Peridance, NYC. Justin is also traveling the world sharing his knowledge and passion for movement with organizations specializing in Dance Education. RIPPLEFFECT, BellaMoxi Dance Convention, and Wind Up Dance Tour to name a few. He is determined to inspire change and positive growth in the world through honest art.