Category Archives: music

Choreographer & Actress Kelly Konno on The Kelly Alexander Show!

We're thrilled to welcome back to The Kelly Alexander Show dancer, choreographer, teacher and actress Kelly Konno talking about the 20th anniversary of Janet Jackson's Velvet Rope! Kelly danced for Janet on three world tours including the Velvet Rope and remains a fan favorite to this day. Kelly is a truly talented artist who has worked not only with Janet, but Prince, P!nk, Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake just to name a few. Kelly shares her story of what it was like to be a part of the Velvet Rope team and touring around the world with Janet. We also have some new music for you from Selena Gomez, Clean Bandit and Julia Michaels, thank you for listening! 

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Dancer Nikki Pantenburg on The Kelly Alexander Show!

Thank you for joining us on The Kelly Alexander Show this week! Can't wait for you to hear our chat with dancer Nikki Pantenburg. Nikki has worked with artists like Ricky Martin, Babyface, Deborah Cox and Michael Jackson and she's here to let us know what it was like to be a part of the Velvet Rope world tour, dancing for Grammy Award-winning artist Janet Jackson as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Velvet Rope. We've also got new music from Taylor Swift off her up-coming new album, "Reputation." Thank you for listening!

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Choreographer Rob Vinson & Scott Helman on The Kelly Alexander Show!

Thank you so much for joining us! This week on The Kelly Alexander Show we welcome Toronto singer-songwriter Scott Helman. Scott recently released a new song, "PDA," from his latest album, Hôtel de Ville and has hit the road with fellow Canadian artist Ria Mae. Our celebration of the 20th anniversary of Janet Jackson's Velvet Rope album continues with dancer and choreographer Rob Vinson. Rob was an important part of the Velvet Rope tour and he lets us know what it was like to be a part of the process and travelling around the world with Janet. We also have new music from Jonas Blue, Daya and Cheta Codes. Thank you for listening!

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Emmy Award-winning Choreographer Tyce Diorio on The Kelly Alexander Show!

Our special interview series on The Kelly Alexander Show celebrating the 20th anniversary of Janet Jackson's The Velvet Rope continues this week with Emmy Award-winning choreographer and director Tyce Diorio who danced with Janet during the Velvet Rope tour and has gone on to have an illustrious career in the world of dance appearing on "So You Think You Can Dance" for several seasons as a choreographer and judge not to mention his work with Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Paula Abdul, Ricky Martin and Taylor Swift. We've also got a great new remix from Steve Aoki, his take on Michael Jackson's "Thriller," and new music from Charlie Puth and Harry Styles. Thank you for listening!  

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Choreographer Teresa Espinosa & Hedley on The Kelly Alexander Show!

We're very excited to kick off our special series of interviews on The Kelly Alexander Show celebrating the 20th anniversary of Janet Jackson's The Velvet Rope! Our guest is dancer & choreographer Teresa Espinosa who was the official swing dancer during the Velvet Rope world tour and who has gone on to have an amazing career in the world of dance, notably working with Channing Tatum on the Magic Mike enterprise. We're also thrilled to welcome to the show this week, Juno Award-winning band Hedley chatting about their brand new album "Cageless," filming their "Love Again" video in 360 VR and what a typical day is like when they're touring across Canada. Thank you for listening!

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