Dancer at Billboard Awards with MJ Hologram, Plans Upcoming Projects
From dancing in his garage in Virginia to performing on the world’s biggest stages, Asher is reflecting Christ at performances that are making history.
Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) July 19, 2014
Asher Walker is a 21-year-old AMTC grad who recently moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in dancing. On May 14, 2014, he danced alongside the ground-breaking performance of the Michael Jackson hologram at the Billboard Awards. Asher was honored to dance at the exciting event, “When I got the call about the Billboard Awards, I was speechless. I prayed, and just thanked God. None of it was up to me. All I can ever do is work hard every day, and be the best that I can be,” he said. “Since Michael died before I had the chance to dance for him, it was incredible to dance at that. The hologram was the closest I would ever get to be able to dance with Michael.”
Since attending SHINE Winter 2011, Asher has been on seasons 8 and 9 of “So You Think You Can Dance,” and attended the New York Broadway Dance Center. On May 1, 2014, Asher danced with Usher in the premier performance for Michael Jackson’s album, “Xscape.” He now works with world famous choreographers such as Rich+Tone Talauega, travels the country teaching and choreographing, and is a lead in MTV music video “NAMI-VOYEUR,” and in Bella Thorne’s Disney Channel music video, “Call It Whatever.” Currently, Asher is working on several Michael Jackson projects that are coming soon.
At a young age, Asher realized his passion for dancing and began practicing in his garage on a daily basis. “It was trial and error, trial and error. Finally, I started to get kind of good,” he said. While home from school one day, he stumbled upon an online AMTC advertisement, felt the Lord calling him to attend an audition, and received a callback.
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