Dance Styles: Street Funk
Tony Bellissimo trained in Buffalo, NY, and got his first break when he was added to the Top 20 of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: Season 5. After the show and having experienced the real sound stages and dance world of Los Angeles, he relocated in January 2010. Tony was immediately booked to perform on the 82nd Annual Academy Awards! He has since danced on the Kids Choice Awards, Nick Jr's The Fresh Beat Band, the TV Land Awards, the Univision Awards, and co-choreographed/danced in a Radio Shack commercial. Tony has worked with Tim Allen, Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Neil Patrick Harris and Spanish superstars Winsin & Yandel. He appeared in STEP UP 3D, directed by Jon M. Chu, and been seen multiple times on FOX's hit show GLEE including the "Thriller" Super Bowl episode. In early 2011, Tony appeared and toured with pop superstar Rihanna on "The Loud Tour," and just recently completed work on the upcoming film "Step Up 4" with Choreographer Jamal Sims & Director Scott Speer.