Troy Sexton is a dancer, drummer, beatboxer, teacher, motivational speaker and performer with high energy and a positive personality.
At the age of 19, Troy joined the cast of the international percussion sensation STOMP. He was the youngest, and only Canadian performer in the history of STOMP. Through his tenure, he performed many roles on the show, including the lead performance role, and the rehearsal director for the company. Troy has performed with STOMP in countless countries all over the world for the past 10 years.
Troy currently divides his time between performing in international STOMP tours and running his Rhythm Works business out of his hometown of Toronto. Recently, Troy has become involved in “BluePrintForLife” (Calgary, AB), award-winning social outreach group providing hip hop culture opportunities for schools and youth correction facilities.
Notable TV credits include Dancing with the stars (Poland), So You Think You Can Dance (Australia), Much On Demand (Canada), We Day 2010 (Canada) Zoink’d (Canada, YTV), as well as music videos for artists Rich Kidd, The Used and USS.
Troy’s infectious positivity and passion for dance is obvious as he inspires audiences to listen to their gut and do what they love.
Drop by the Pulse Studios booth and check out the Beast Machine as they perform some of their best choreography.
Calgary's HOTTEST Festival is Sunday June 3rd 2018 - the 29th Annual 4th Street Lilac Festival. This free one day event is the start up to Calgary's vibrant festival season, and encourages citizens to shake off their winter blues and reintroduce themselves to the thriving creative community in our city.
The Beast Machine is scheduled to go to the home of Hip Hop, NYC in 2019. The goal is to experience where Hip Hop was born and learn from the Pioneers.
Come join us at the Black Swan Ale House for a 90s dance party! Tickets are only $20 and include an all-night food buffet - drinks are not included. There will be tons of dancing, oodles of food, thousands of laughs and a silent auction to help raise funds for the Beast Machine!
To get your tickets, please email Tara at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope to see you there!
THE INGLEWOOD NIGHT MARKET
The Inglewood Night Market is a modern day market that occurs every second Friday in the summer months in Calgary Alberta. Each event hosts over 50 local vendors selling diverse goods from handmade craftsmen items to vintage clothing, antiques & collectibles, artisan eats & more! You’ll also find food trucks, singer songwriters, bands, dancers, outdoor seating, and other fun things to check out!
Our home is the beloved Inglewood Neighbourhood just off 9th Avenue and 10th street!
Friday, June 9 - Beast Machine and Flomatk are performing!
From Queens, NYC, Sho-Tyme has brought himself from street way of living to stepping on countless stages, videos, tours with many of the top Artist in the industry with allowing God and dance to change his life completely.
Sho-Tyme’s versatility as a dancer/ choreographer along with his creativity and extensive knowledge of Hip Hop, and other Street Dance styles have enabled him to choreograph for many top artists as well as judging major battles and events in the industry and street dance world.
Aaliyah, Jay Z, Mary J Blige, P Diddy, Shakira, Busta Ryhmes, JLo , Sean Desmond, Mya, TLC, Christina Milian , Kelly Rowland, Katy Perry, Gnarles Barkley to name a few.
Sho-Tyme is also the genius behind the Choreography for Gwen Stefani and her Harajuku Girls.
Battles judged: Battle Grounds in Australia, Juste Debout Tour, UDS Fest in Ukraine, Hip Hop International Russia and Vegas, KOD/Showdown LA to name a few.
TV Shows: Dancing With The Stars, Dirty Dancing, So You Think You Can Dance Canada’ seasons 1-4 as the Hip Hop and House Choreographer. Movies include You Got Served, Stomp The Yard, Dance Flick as well as the Choreographer and Co-Star of the film ‘You Got Served/Beat The World’.
His love for dance doesn’t stop there, he also formed together an all female crew called Stylz Play.
6 girls from different parts of world Japan, Spain, Italy and USA. The intense hard training, teaching and love for dance has brought them to grow more as dancers who love the dance!
They have won battles such as KOD/Showdown La, KOD finals in China, Juste Debout NY, VersaStyle’s Let the Music Move You in La to name a few.
With all these things he still maintain one of the biggest classes at the famous Millennium Dance Complex in LA. Teaching Hip Hop Grooves and House 3 days a week.
Sho-Tyme’s passion is to continue teaching an educating around the world to the now and new generation of dancers, that dance is from the heart and should be first done with love and passion not for an industry goal.
He promises that anyone who dance from the heart will see the fun, joy and true essence in it.
Through this you can learn how to GROW inside the dance, become ONE with the dance and find that CONNECTION with the MUSIC which allows us to become CREATIVE with the dance.
Don’t just do it, LIVE it!!