James Alonzo White is a North Carolina native, who received his Master of Arts in Dance Education at New York University. With a strong background in Street Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, Contemporary and Commercial Dance, James is one of the most acclaimed choreographers and dance teachers in today’s industry. Currently, he is a teaching faculty member at world renowned Broadway Dance Center, Brickhouse NYC and Peridance Capezio Center.
James’ choreography credits include: Mad Apple – Cirque Du Soleil, Disney Cruise line, Norwegian Cruises, MSC Cruises, Footloose – The Rev Theater, Dream Girls, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and the Knicks City Dancers.
He currently works with rising artists such as: Chloe Flower, Alex Mali, Saint Ahmad, and Miss Madeline as their lead choreographer. Choreographing several of their musical videos and live performances.
In 2020, during the global pandemic James released a visual entitled “Brand New Day” featuring NYC’s finest dancers, inspired by the iconic film, The Wiz. With a pure intention to spread joy during uncertain times, Brand New Day took on a life of its own by quickly becoming a viral success garnering attention from acclaimed artists like Diana Ross, Evan Ross, Jennifer Garner, Octavia Spencer, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Todrick Hall, Billy Porter and Deborah Cox.