ACTOR. DANCER. TEACHER. CHOREOGRAPHER. MODEL. WRITER.
2013 "Person of the Week"
"DJ Smart seemed to endow every movement, whether a simple nod of the head or a complicated petit allegro, with something extra."
"1 of 12 Hottest Dance Convention Teachers Right Now!"
-Dance Informa Magazine
"It was a gorgeous dance, but I have to admit I especially admired the sheer physicality of the performance."
-2013 May "Got Dance LA Spotlight Recipient"
-2006 NAACP ACT-SO National Dance Gold Medalist
2018 Eleone DTH "Icon Award for Excellence" Recipient
-2007 National YoungArts Winner
"Beautiful. Breathtaking. Ethereal."
"This is an absolutely magnificent visual performance - truly poetry in motion."
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GAME OF TALENTS?!
DJ Smart has been described as innovative, quintessential and arguably one of the most versatile and gifted performers of his generation. As an internationally acclaimed artist, he has rapidly become a highly recognized dancer, actor, choreographer and teacher in all facets of the industry.
Mr. Smart has acquired a vast amount of education through his matriculation. He is a graduate with honors from the University of the Arts where he received his BFA in Ballet Performance. In addition to his degree, he was the recipient of the prestigious Stella Moore Prize as well as the Outstanding In All Styles Award. He has received an endless number of accolades including: 2006 NAACP ACT-SO National Dance Gold Medalist, 2007 National YoungArts Winner in Jazz Dance, Capezio Athlete, Eleone Dance Theatre Icon Award, 2013 Got Dance LA Spotlight Recipient, 2013 Edge Magazine Person of the Week, and an Emerging Artist Award from Opera Noir.
He has made countless guest appearances granting him the opportunity to perform, teach and choreograph all over the USA and in over 30 countries internationally. His credits include: Jessie J, The Jacksons, Ariana Grande, Twenty-One Pilots, Cher, Becky G, Disney's Best Friends Whenever, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Dancing With the Stars, Game of Talents, Latin American Music Awards, America’s Got Talent, Billboard Music Awards, Koresh Dance Company, Oklahoma!, Momix Dance Company and more. Most notably, he was a special guest performer on the hit TV series “So You Think You Can Dance” and “So You Think You Can Dance Ukraine.”
He is frequently involved in charity work, mentoring youth and activism for human rights. He continues to travel the world sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience as an ambassador for the arts.