Jodelle has honed in on his own personal style of movement, artwithin: a self-expressive movement that combines unordinary elements to expose artistry within the abnormal. He took his formal training at Swindon Dance Academy for four years where he trained in the foundations of a variety of dance genres. His unique performance stems from a fusion of styles and influences: contemporary, experimental, jazz and krump and his own personal interests and inspirations.
Highly recognised within the dance industry as one of the UK’s most exciting new talents, Jodelle has a passion to create his own work and embrace opportunities for artistic growth. He won the Street Dance category in BBC Young Dancer in 2018, where he performed his solo pieces at the renowned Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London.
Jodelle’s artistic vision combined with his unique look and talent has propelled him into the creative industries, where he has featured in campaigns for brands including: Gucci, Lee Jeans, Rimmel, ASOS, Clarks, Puma and V05. Jodelle is currently exploring his solo projects which seek to transform expression through visuals and movement.
Naomi’s style is bold and feminine, a unique interpretation of movement inspired by popping. As an original member of Jukebox Collective, Naomi has trained extensively in all street dance styles, gaining professional experience from a young age. She has honed in on popping as her niche, both commercially, artistically and on the underground dance scene. Naomi’s creativity spans dance and other visual art forms which together inspire her movement and innovative approach to her artistry. Her versatility has seen her perform internationally. She has featured in campaigns alongside Cara Delevingne for Rimmel London, supported Rita Ora on tour and recently performed at the MTV EMA’s for Dua Lipa and Akon.
Brands: Rimmel London TVC, Schuh campaign, GAP commercial, Fendi event, JD Sports campaign, Apple Music
Performances: BRIT Awards, European Games Closing Ceremony, MTV EMA’s 2019
Music Videos and Live performances with artists including: Little Mix, Rita Ora, Dua Lipa, Akon, Becky G, Ellie Goulding, Ty Dolla $ign, Jungle, Aluna George
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Tayla has developed her own unique expression, bringing a current soulful touch to 90’s hip hop. Dance for Tayla is a platform to express and explore all her different influences, from contemporary to street dance. The majority of Tayla’s work is routed in theatre and performing at arts events across Europe.
She is currently devising her own theatre work, and is studying dance performance at Middlesex University.
Performing at: London Fashion Week, Lovebox festival, UEFA cup opening ceremony and Roald Dahl’s City of the Unexpected.
Sharifa’s artistry experiments with hip hop and hyper mobility, a mix that takes a weird but wonderful position on movement. Sharifa is the embodiment of an artist who connects, with a soulful style and fearless energy. Taking inspiration from her african roots and love of hip hop culture, she’s crafted a recognisable approach to dance that is distinctively hers. Movement is just one of the vehicles Sharifa uses to explore and express her identity. With a background in drama and a skill-set spanning from dance to presenting, acting and modelling, her artistry is cross-platform.
She was selected among a niche of global talents for Gucci’s pre-fall ‘soul-scene’ campaign, featuring an all black-model cast and inspired by black youth movements.
Music videos and performances: Craig David, Ed Sheeran, Rudimental, Eliza Doolittle, MNEK, Dua Lipa, Chaka Khan.
Brand campaigns: Gucci, Pull & Bear, Puma, Adidas, Rimmel.
BBC Young Dancer and Sky1 Got to Dance Finalist.
With a playful style, Kieran creates a fresh approach to circus and hip hop dance. As one of the UK’s top hip hop and lite feet dancers, Kieran has a strong, credible presence on the international dance scene, representing dance crew Fiya House and “Jam!” dance collective and creating LITEFEST Europe’s first LiteFeet battle event. His style is routed in hip hop, where his musicality and charm have shaped his artistic career in theatre and on screen.
Kieran also co-founded Simple Cypher – a Circus and Hip Hop Theatre Company where he specialises in performing with the Cyr Wheel.
Performances: World Class opening ceremony in Miami, Depart by NCCA & Circa, Breakin’ Convention.
Battles: Break Mission Hip Hop Battle Winner, Go Hard or Go Home Hip Hop Battle Winner.
Inspired by the 80’s era, Jerry’s style combines acrobatics and funk. Jerry’s intensive street dance training and classical background has equipped her with a surprisingly vast list of talents spanning from tumbling to tap. Her diverse skill set includes: gymnastics, locking, popping, waacking, hip hop, tap and ballet. A young up and coming personality, Jerry loves to vlog and has a passion for presenting.
Performances: O2 Arena World Skills, Shanghai World Expo, Breakin’ Convention, All Stars Movie.
Funk is at the core of Harry’s classic style. A charismatic, energetic performer that takes you right back to the soul train era. An acclaimed talent in the popping scene, Harry has gained a credible reputation as one of the UK’s top poppers. With a vast repertoire from puppetry to robot, he’s able to create animated and versatile characters. Although specialised in funk styles, he has trained in a variety of dance styles including house, hip hop and breaking.
Harry was the winner of BBC Young Dancer in 2018 and has performed internationally at renowned events.
European Games, BBC Young Dancer, Juste debout UK popping finalist, winner of CBBC street dance stars, Sky 1 ‘Got to Dance’ finalist.
Kate’s style is an abstract fusion of influences inspired by puppetry and storytelling. Her unique movement has evolved from her foundation in popping creating a distinctive expression across a diverse mix of dance genres. Kate has gained a credible reputation on the underground dance scene and was a finalist on BBC Young Dancer 2019. Kate’s artistic development is now focused on her solo theatre work and her interest in combining her dance with acting.
Finalist on BBC Young Dancer 2019, winner of the Freestyle stage at Move it and The Slammer
Campaigns: GAP Kids Commercial
Performances: Breakin’ Convention, Disjointed, Wales Millennium Centre Night at the Casablanca
Art Car Bootique is an interactive event with all the fun of the fair! Established in 2011, by Something Creatives this eclectic and eccentric mix of art, performance, food, music, vintage fashion and curated projects celebrates the very best of Cardiff’s creative community. Jukebox Agency provided walkabout dance acts for entertainment during the event.
Jukebox Collective and Big Swing Sound System got together to mix the essence of swing and hip hop to create a powerful, fun and original set for the immense crowds at Lovebox Festival.
Jukebox Agency were selected to provide a cast of BAME young talent for the special series.
Jukebox Agency talent Jodelle Douglas features in this new welsh Children’s TV series which approaches storytelling through movement.
Theatre production commissioned by Breakin’ Convention for their 10th anniversary. Performed at Sadlers Wells Theatre, London.
Disjointed was commissioned by Circus Space as a Research and Development project. Taking inspiration from the work of fashion photographer Tim Walker, the performance piece explores fusing the sharp, cutting edge theatrical aesthetic of high fashion within magical installation environments. The piece features talent Sharifa Tonkmore, Jodelle Douglas and Kate Morris. Directed by Liara Barussi, set design by Philip Cooper and choreographed collaboratively with the cast.
Jukebox Agency provided casting services for the performance which took place at The New Theatre in Cardiff.
Movement direction for the launch of a new advertising campaign featuring Brian the dancing robot.
Breakin’ the Bay is Cardiff’s very own annual international celebration of hip-hop culture, staging two days of showcases featuring all elements of hip-hop, breakin’, street dance, deejaying, emceeing, graffiti art and more. Liara Barussi curates and hosts the event annually in partnership with the young people she has mentored in event management.
Choreography and Casting for the Aluna George BRIT Awards After Party performance of the single I’m in Control.
Directed and Animated by Tim Fox, the video is a psychedelic creation, using animation and motion tracking to create Bo into a rigged character. Liara Barussi collaborated with the artist and director to bring the movement to life.
TV Commercial for the album, Gotta Have House by Ministry of Sound which showcased house music through the decades. Working with eclectic house dancer Fritz from Azari & III, Liara Barussi collaborated with Monument Media as the movement director.
TV Commercial for the album Cloud Nine, by Kygo Monument Media created custom visuals for the latest Kygo campaign, Cloud Nine. Heavily rotated on Radio 1 and credited as the creator of “Tropical House”. The TV Commercial builds to a crescendo of colour and paint explosions in sync with the music. Jukebox Creative Agency cast the talent and assisted to direct movement for the visuals.
Movement direction and casting for South African Opera singer, Pumeza’s music video Thulu Baba, directed by Monument Media. Shot on location in a crumbling chapel in Peckham, South London, with a giant CGI baobab tree. Jukebox Collective Creative Agency delivered movement direction to create energetic African dancing which when slowed down, echoed a delicate ballet, fitting this beautiful song perfectly. The music video also featured up and coming talent Joel Bertram, one of the Jukebox Performing Arts Academy students.
Liara Barussi, Assisted Monument Media to deliver movement direction to create a party scene for the Nixtape trailer.
In collaboration with Monument Media this commercial was the third instalment for Sony Music The Collection series. Grandmaster Flash was placed in a stylised, CGI rendered, New York environment.
Jukebox Creative Agency was commissioned to provide casting for the tv commercial.
Bo Saris is a soul singer based in Holland but making a big splash in the UK and USA. Liara Barussi worked with Director Tim Fox to cast a mysterious silhouetted female for this part music video, part James Bond title sequence.
A live magazine show – covering sports, fashion, film, dance, music, and more. Jukebox Creative Agency provide raw talent to feature on the weekly show and also cast young performers for the opening titles.
A magical celebration of the spirit of Roald Dahl, created on the streets of the city that made him. Cardiff’s biggest ever arts event, showcasing to over 35,000 people: Roald Dahl’s City of the Unexpected, was a remarkable celebration of the master storyteller’s life and work on the 100th anniversary of his birth in the Welsh capital. Liara Barussi created an immersive site specific dance piece for the centre of the city with the Jukebox Performing Arts Academy students. The celebration was presented in collaboration with Wales Millennium Centre and National Theatre Wales.
In 2010, Jukebox Juniors were finalists on Sky1’s most popular dance series Got to Dance. They were invited back on the show the following year to provide entertainment during the competition finals.
The BBC Young Dancer competition showcases the best of young British dance talent. The 2015 edition followed a nine month search to find the UK’s most gifted and dedicated dancers aged 16-20 years old in four categories; ballet, contemporary, street dance and South Asian dance. Jukebox Collective Artistic Director, Liara Barussi, was the Judge and mentor for the street dance category in 2015 and the company’s Creative Agency also provided dancers for the opening titles. For the 2017 series Liara worked with finalists Jodelle Douglas and Kate Morris on their performances.
Through a series of stories with live music, Night at the Casablanca – Tiger Bay through Music, brought the renowned Club Casablanca back to life in a celebration of a vibrant musical legacy of this remarkable local community. This Wales Millennium Centre Community Production was part of their 10th anniversary programme, presented in association with Lloyds Bank. Jukebox Collective worked in collaboration with the producers, supplying performers, choreography and movement direction.