Lisa “L-Boogie” Bauford

(Ms. Starlight Jones).  A native of St. Petersburg, FL, Lisa, started her dance career with Engima Dance Crew, which appeared on “America’s Best Dance Crew”.  After winning numerous dance battles in the Tampa Bay area, Lisa signed with Flipz Entertainment.  Soon after signing, Lisa joined the cast of iLuminate and performed with them on “Six Flags Over Georgia”.  She then …

Shane Carrigan

(Darius) Shane is a Panama Beach City, Florida native. In 2012 he was a part of Royal Carribean’s Majesty of the Seas.  Immediately following his cruise ship tour, he move to New York City, where he performed with The Aluminum Show and was able to tour Moscow, Tel Aviv and Paris.  He has also choreographed, filmed and danced in Ben Vereen’s …

Charles Way

(Jacob) Hailing originally from Baltimore, Maryland; Charles began his formal dance training at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. There, he earned his BFA in Ballet Performance, and received an award for excellence in Ballet. Charles later went on to perform with several contemporary ballet companies in the greater Philadelphia and New York area. He spends most of his …

Matthew Dobbins

(Robot/ T1) Originally a ambitious basketball player, Mateo, decided to pursue dance back in, 2012, by audition for a local dance crew. Shortly afterwards, the crew dismembered to pursue a singing career. After already making the decision to drop everything to dance, he made the decision to pursue a career of his own. Mateo, has been in 3 movies; his …

Bryan “IronBryan” Longchamp

(T2) Bryan began his journey as a dancer in 2009 when he moved back to his birthplace of Brooklyn, NY.  It was in Union Square where Bryan first learned about popping and decided it was the style for him.  As a popper and hip hop dancer, he has traveled to dance for freestyle artist Lisa Lisa. He later gained the …

Daphne Driscoll

(The Guardian) Daphne is from Pittsburgh, PA where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Dance from Point Park University. Daphne has traveled the world with Holland America Cruise Lines, performed with various modern dance companies such as Doug Varone and Dancers, Staycee Pearl Dance Project, and Kybele Dance Theater. She is also a certified vinyasa yoga teacher. Daphne …

Matthew Melendez

(Lt. Calhoune) Matthew has been pursuing dance since the age of 13 when break-dancing first caught his attention. His love for hip hop dance eventually led him to love many dance techniques and in May 2014 he graduated Cum Laude from the University of Hartford’s School with a B.F.A. in Dance. With his knowledge of hip hop, contemporary, modern, and …

Daniel Amoros

(House Head) Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, Danny began his dancing career at the age of 19. He has been in the NY crew – DSolez/ Rhythm City – and professional dance scene ever since, and has been with iLuminate for the past 2+ years. Through the art of dance, he has been able to tour various …

Robert Wilson

(House Head) Robert Wilson, also known as Shortsircuit, is a dancer from Easton Pennsylvania. He was attending a community college for a major in divorce law, when he was asked to go on tour and choreograph with B.E.T. Rapper, Crown Royal. He then chose to pursue his passion for dance and decided to move to New York, where he also …

Chavon Hampton

(Ali) Chavon is beyond ecstatic to be joining the iLuminate family. Her recent credits include: Mamma Mia (Lisa), Memphis, Saturday Night Fever, How the Grinch Stole Christmas National tour (Scallops, 2yrs) and she was also a featured dancer in BC BEAT with choreographer Richard Hinds. I would like to send a huge thank you to my family, friends and a …

Miral Kotb

(Director, Producer, Choreographer, Playwright). While pursuing her degree in computer science at Columbia University, Kotb, a native of Houston, TX, also studied dance at Barnard College.  After graduation, she landed a gig as a software engineer at Bloomberg, LP, where she worked for seven years.  In 2009, while attending an Apple conference, the initial idea behind iLuminate emerged: the ability …

Bob Brockett

(Technician). Bob hails from Virginia Beach, VA, where at a young age he started his own surfboard company and would run sound for friends and venues around town. This passion for music and business made Bob pursue a degree in Music Business from Full Sail University, in which he graduated Valedictorian of his class.  Since then he’s worked with artists such as Hanson, Tone Love, and The …