Lab Rats Culture, Episode 1
Stephen “tWitch” Boss is best known in the entertainment industry as the DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and the co-host of Ellen’s Game of Games. He was the runner-up on season four of So You Think You Can Dance, specializing in hip-hop, and has since returned as an All-Star, choreographer, and guest judge on the show. His performances on So You Think You Can Dance with Katee Shean and Alex Wong have received Emmy Awards. tWitch’s career began on MTV’s The Wade Robson Project and the talent competition Star Search. His film credits include Hairspray, Stomp the Yard: Homecoming, a recurring role as Jason in Step Up 3D, Step Up: Revolution, and Step Up: All In, and as the character Malik in Magic Mike XXL. tWitch was the first dancer endorsed by Gatorade, recognizing dance as a sport. He has choreographed for Korean pop star Se7en and worked directly alongside Ellen DeGeneres and Paul Feig to create the 2013 Oscar promotional video featuring 250 dancers. He met his wife, fellow dancer Allison Holker, through So You Think You Can Dance and they frequently collaborate on teaching and choreographic workshops around the globe.
Five time MTV Video Award Nominee for Best Choreography in a Music Video, and Winner of the 2013 and 2007 MTV VMA for best choreography for Justin Timberlake’s music videos, “Suit & Tie” and “My Love”. Marty is Justin Timberlake’s exclusive choreographer and artistic director, having choreographed numerous performances such as Timberlake’s performance for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, 2013 Grammy Awards, 2013 Brit Awards, and 2008 ESPY Awards, along with Justin’s 2005, 2006, 2007 MTV VIDEO AWARDS. Marty is Timberlake’s head choreographer for music videos, television performances and his three solo World Tours; Justified, Future/Sex/Love/Sound, and the 20/20 Experience. His resume also includes choreography for Mariah Carey, JLO, Pink, and Janet Jackson, One Direction, The Jacksons, The Backstreet Boys, JLS, Sean Kingston, Jason Durelo, and Joe Jonas.
Marty has also choreographed for numerous feature films and commercial ad campaigns for Coke, Tommy Hilfiger, Old Navy, McDonald’s, and Citroen. His choreography has been featured on the MTV Video Music Awards, Brit Awards, Espy Awards, Kids Choice Awards, Billboard Awards and the GRAMMYS, in addition to appearances on DANCING WITH THE STARS, and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.
01: Lab Rats Culture, Episode 1
tWitch sits down with industry giant Marty Kudelka to discuss his illustrious career from working with Justin Timberlake to choreographing an animated feature! Get ready to be inspired by these two as they discuss the importance of staying humble and valuing connection and relationships.