Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary
Paul Kirkland has been entertaining crowds for a long time. He began his training at the young age of 3, not only attending and graduating one of the top performing arts schools in Florida, but also training at a dance studio before and after school hours. At 18 he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in dance.
Over the past 12 years his dedication to his craft has paid off. Paul has toured the world with the industries best. Names like Madonna ( Reinvention and Sticky and Sweet tours) Christina Aguilera (Stripped & Back 2 Basics tours) and Jennifer Lopez (Brave tour) are just a few. You can also find Paul featured in various music videos and live performances with Nelly Furtado, Chris Brown, Cheryl Cole, Paula Abdul, Black Eyed Peas, Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Destinys Child, and many more.
In 2010 Kirkland made his silver screen debut with hit sensation, Burlesque. Here he had the role of a bar tender/band member, and was also featured dancing with Christina Aguilera. The long awaited 'Battle of the Year' featuring Chris Brown, also stars Paul as the lead crew member of LA's Finest Crew. The film is set to be released 2013, and is said to be unlike any other dance movie before it.
Talent and diversity lead Paul to work and learn from two of the very best in the business. As an assistant choreographer, he has worked on a hit UK film, StreetDance 2 3D, and the Micheal Jackson / Cirque Du Soliel productions of, The Immortal tour and the Micheal Jackson ONE .The Vegas Show at Mandalay Bay. He has worked on National TV shows such as Bruno VS Carrie Ann's Dance Wars and ABC's Duets, featuring John Legend ,Robin Thick, Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Nettles.
Paul's career continues its success as an in demand choreographer on his own. He has worked with the likes of UK's Cheryl Cole, Florence and the Machine, and the infamous rock icons KISS, creating an amazing piece for the number 1 TV show, Dancing with the Stars. Paul is currently working with artist, Asher Monroe, not only shaping him as a performer, but also choreographing his latest three music videos, Here with you, Hello Baby, and Every Night.