LOS ANGELES – Josue Figueroa is an actor, bboy and stuntman. His passion for the performing arts began in high school where he discovered drama and breaking among his predominant sports background. He acquired the name Beast Mode from his peers in the bboy community, a name worthy of his style and demeanor. He has won many international championship titles with his crews MIND180 and Skill Methodz.
Launching into the professional world of performing, he entertained theme park crowds as an acrobat and breaker before he continued on to the live Equity stunt shows “Tarzan Rocks!” and “Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular” at Walt Disney World. Subsequently after moving to LA, he has appeared in the “Step Up” movie franchise, worked as a stunt actor for the hit TV show “Southland” and has been featured in numerous commercials for brands such as Fruit of the Loom and Microsoft. As one of the original members of SOH Productions, Josue is also known for his work in Marriott’s “Two Bellmen” and other shorts. Continue reading “Josue Figueroa”
ORLANDO, Fla. – Michael Cairns is a self-taught photographer with an extensive art background. Working professionally for more than 25 years in his Orlando, Fla., photography studio, Wet Orange Studio, his impressive client portfolio spans the best in entertainment, business and commercial industries. His personality and ability to warm people up quickly make him perfectly suited to bring out the best in everyone. Continue reading “Michael Cairns”
ORLANDO, Fla. – Amanda Plesa is a choreographer and creative director. She has been a part the professional dance industry for more than two decades. She has worked as a professional dancer for Walt Disney Entertainment, made her Broadway debut at age 21, and has been seen in numerous television commercials and specials. While still continuing to dance professionally, Amanda and her husband of 15 years, Api, started their In Motion Dance Project dance studio located in Orlando, Fla.
In Motion Dance Project is currently in its 14th dance season, and is considered to be a top dance studio to train young dancers in North America. Amanda has choreographed for Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, Disney Event Group and Viking Ocean Cruises. She currently resides in Orlando with Api, and is a proud mommy of two small children. Continue reading “Amanda Plesa”
in the rich soot
of my arched foot
Point, flex the muscles
of my soul are strong
and sacred and succulent and
but always struck by seduction
and the sensuality of perpetual motion
of the mind
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