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WELCOME TO ULTIMATE LATIN DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Judjes ULDC JJ

FILM/TELEVISION

ELLEN DEGENERES               DANCER MICHAEL JACKSON ONE

DWTS – SHEILA E.                  DANCER / SPECIALTY LIZ IMPERIO

JLO BILLBOARD AWARDS       CHOREOGRAPHER LIZ IMPERIO

BET AWARDS                          DANCER CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

THE JALEEL WHITE SPECIAL  DANCER CHOR. PATSY SWAYZE

MTV – “IT’S YOUR SHOW”        DANCER CHOR. JJ VILLAR

“30 SECONDS TO FAME”          CHOR./DANCER FOX/ CHOR. JJ VILLAR

“KID BANG”                              SPECIALTY ACT FOX/ CHOR. JJ VILLAR

MUSIC VIDEOS

GIULIETTA “VERTIGO” DIR/CHOR. KID HERO PRODUCTIONS

CARISSA RAE “I KEEP RUNNING” CHOR/DIR J.O.T.S. PRODUCTIONS

PRAS “GHETTO SUPER STAR” DANCER MTV PRODUCTIONS

COBLY O’ DONNIS DANCER/CHOR. COLBY O’ PRODUCTIONS

SHAHRAM SOLATI CHOREOGRAPHER NEW AGE PRODUCTIONS

COLBY O’DONIS DIR/CHOR/DANCER FUTURE ICON RECORDS

DAVOOD BEHBOODI CHOREOGRAPHER NEW AGE PRODUCTIONS

“BECOMING N’SYNC” DANCER/CHOR. USC FILM FESTIVAL

PROMO VIDEO DIR./CHOR. FEEL THE MUSIC ENT.

STAGE

MICHAEL JACKSON ONE DANCER CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

BOYZ II MEN AST. CHOREOGRAPHER MGM GRAND

TEMPTATIONS AST. CHOREOGRAPHER BARRY MORGAN

TAYLOR DANE DANCER CHOR. BROTHER

MIDDLE EAST FILM FESTIVAL DANCER/CHOR. DIR. OTIS SALLID

TONI BRAXTON “REVEALED” DANCE CAPTAIN CHOR. A.C. CUILLA

X BURLESQUE DIR./CHOR. FLAMINGO HOTEL

2007 NBA ALL STARS “TONI BRAXTON” DANCER CHOR. A.C. CUILLA

MGM NEW YEARS ‘07-‘10 CHOR/ DANCER MGM HOTEL LAS VEGAS

EE-DE TOUR 2004 DANCER NME RECORDS

“CARNIVAL” LONDON / NY / TOKYO / LA DIR./CHOR/DANCER CAREY YSAIS

VERIZON AMPITHEATER SUMMER FEST CHOR./DANCER NEW AGE PRODUCTIONS

SUMMER JAM 2003 DANCER CHOR. TAZ

BREAST CANCER BENEFIT CHOR./DANCER AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

GEVA AWARDS 2002 CHOR./DANCER EL PORTAL THEATER

GREASE DANCER/DANNY ZUKO DIR. JUDY TAYLOR

DISNEY – HYPERION DANCER SANDY HALLORAN

SUMMER JAM 2001 DANCER CHOR. KENNIS

CASE CONCERT DANCER CHOR. KENNIS

GLORIA GAYNOR @ RAGE DANCER CHOR. OCEAN

KIIS FM JO JO JAM DANCER CHOR. OCEAN

BLOCKBUSTER KIDS CHOICE AWARDS CHOR./DANCER JJ VILLAR

COMMERCIAL

List available upon request

INDUSTRIALS

CES PANASONIC -JAFRA COSMETICS – 7UP – DR.PEPPER – CATEPILLAR – IBM – PUMA – IBM EUROPE – SYSCO –

GENENTECH – CARDINAL HEALTH – MCDONALDS – KELLOGS –ADDIDAS

CHOREOGRAPHY/TEACHING

MILLENNIUM DANCE COMPLEX – JAZZ, HIP/HOP – BROADWAY DANCE CENTER JAPAN – BE DISCOVERED CANADA

CAMARILLO HIGH SCHOOL, BALDWIN PARK HIGH SCHOOL, WOODBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL, RONALD REAGAN HIGH

SCHOOL, WARREN HIGH SCHOOL, AXXIS PERFORMING ARTS, HOLLYWOOD VIBE CONVENTIONS, HARMONIC STUDIOS

– FRANCE, LE AGENCE – FRANCE, THE RAGE

TRAINING: JAZZ, BALLET, HIP/HOP, MODERN, SALSA, LATIN, LOCKING, POPPING, CONTEMPORARY, MARTIAL ARTS,

SPINNING SPECIAL SKILLS

CHOREOGRAPHY, DIRECTING, PRODUCING SWING, LATIN, PARTNERING, ACTING, SWIMMING, ROLLER BLADING,

BASKETBALL, FOOTBALL, SOCCER, COLORGUARD (TWIRLING FLAGS, RIFLES, SABRES, FIRE STAFF, STICKS) SHOW

DESIGN, BOWLING, COMBAT STYLE MOVEMENTS, SOME TUMBLING, BIKE RIDDING, STILT WALKING, FLYING WIRE

WORK, MARCHING BAND


BIOGRAPHY

Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, J.J. Villar has experienced a unique

journey through life to find him self being one of the hardest working

versatile choreographers / dancer / directors in the business. Growing up as a

street performer in the city of Simi-Valley California, JJ had several career

changes before breaking through to the entertainment industry. His life

struggles lead him in a path that would make you think he would not

succeed as an entertainer but his drive and persistence would tell you

otherwise.

At a young age he started working in many different clerical positions

assisting accountants in various corporations followed by a seven year career

as a high school teacher teaching marching bands in the LA, Oxnard, and

Orange County Unified School Districts. Villar spend 10 years performing

in marching bands through out his school years to find himself traveling the

globe with the most prestigious Drum Corps in the world, the Concord Blue

Devils that is where is where his career truly blossomed in the right

direction. In four years he acquired two world championship titles in Drum

Corps International and his third world championship title in Winterguard

International as a colorguard performer. He then came across the right

person at the right time that introduced him to his new career path as a

performer in the entertainment business.

In 1999, JJ made his first attempt to audition for a well-known and very

respected entertainment company called Wayne Foster Entertainment.

Shortly after he received a call and was welcomed to the company that

began the domino effect of his career. Villar has traveled the world as a

dancer / choreographer / director performing with some of the most amazing

artists to date. With credits such as Latin super star, Pilar Montenegro, Disco

queen Gloria Gaynor, Reggae pop artist, Triniti, Hip Hop superstar Pras

from the Fugees, young sensation Colby O’Donis of Konvict music, R&B

sensation Toni Braxton, Taylor Dane and Sheila E on Dancing with The

Stars not only as a dancer but spinning flags, just to name a few, JJ had

quickly made a name for himself in the business and began expanding his

life experience to the next level as a director. His talent and drive has

allowed him to be a part of numerous music videos, industrials, tours, films,

stage shows, and commercials.

In the year 2000 he created his own entertainment company allowing him

the creative freedom to expand his vision and talent to help others break into

the entertainment industry. Feel The Music Entertainment quickly became a

place for people to find excellent talent and well produced shows for any

type of venue and every occasion. Directing, choreographing and producing

shows became a passion for Villar as he soon linked up with Choreographer

/ Director Frank Boehm. Later that year he started assisting Mr. Boehm by

choreographing and directing multimillion dollar corporate events and trade

shows for companies such as Panasonic, IBM, McDonalds, Cisco Systems,

Merle Norman and CES just to name a few. His unique style and flavor

allowed him the opportunity to work with some of the biggest names in the

business soon to find himself under the wing of Director, Producer,

choreographer Carey Ysais of the “Choreographer’s Ball the Carnival”, the

most respected dance show in the world. Soon to become partners with Mr.

Ysais, Villar found himself choreographing and directing side by side with

Mr. Ysais for the biggest dance showcase in L.A, London, Japan, and

Australia.

In 2004, Villar began teaching at the world famous dance studio in

Hollywood CA, The Millennium Dance Complex, where he continued

making a name for himself as a choreographer / instructor accompanied by

some of the biggest names in choreography. JJ traveled all over the United

States, Europe, and Japan teaching master classes and workshops in all

different genres of dance. Come to find out that so many kids around the

world had the wrong impression of what it takes to make it in the business,

he created a kids training program with the idea that if he could give kids the

tools and educate them on how to make it as an artist. The idea that more

kids would be able to follow their dreams and become artists in the industry.

Through out the years he than began to scout out talented kids all over the

country to bring them to Hollywood California and help them learn about

the business. With the help of some of the best agencies and casting

directors in Hollywood, he gave so many kids the opportunity of a lifetime

with his two-week training program entitled “The Road to Hollywood”. He

soon decided he wanted to give back to the world and began to manage kids

and young adults in the field of dance, acting, and singing.

JJ has built his home and business in North Hollywood California and is

represented by one of the best dance and choreography agencies in the

world, Go2Talent. Villar’s passion and gift for dance allowed him to book

the role of dance captain for the Toni Braxton show at the Flamingo Hotel in

Las Vegas. With Captivating performances, Villar continued to choreograph

and expand the Toni Braxton name with promotional appearances by Toni

and her cast of extraordinary dancers around town. His innovation and

creativity booked him the role of Director / Choreographer of the world

famous X Burlesque show at the Flamingo hotel and casino. JJ is now

consulting for different shows and has added a little flavor to the theater

show, “Burlesque The Show” at the West Inn in Las Vegas. Villar has been

choreographing the extravagant New Years high rollers event for the MGM

Grand Hotel and Casino for several years along side to Barry Morgan,

Entertainment Director, and other events such as MGM & Mandalay Bay

Employee of the Year Awards, Special Holiday events at Studio 54 and

other nightclubs, Comic Con, Con expo, and more. Most recently JJ Villar

produced and directed A Celebration of Life Benefit for our beloved Vegas

dancer Debbie Flores-Narvaez at the Crown Night Club inside the Rio

Hotel. One of the most memorable benefit shows in Las Vegas History. It

wasn’t until recently that JJ had reached one of his life long dreams as a

performer when he booked the biggest performing role of his career. It has

always been a dream for JJ to dance with the biggest legend in music and

now you can find him on stage in the biggest and most prestigious show in

the world, The Michael Jackson ONE show by Cirque Du Soleil. Although

Cirque takes up most of his time as a performer, JJ still finds time to

choreograph stage shows and productions such as the 2014 American

Billboard Awards for Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull, The Temptations, Boyz II

Men, Pointer Sisters, the 4 Top and much more.

Producing, directing, choreographing, video and music editing, and

performing is his passion but persistence, experience, innovation and

adventure is what keeps him being one of the hottest artistic jacks of all

traits.