With more than 25 years of experience, McDonald Selznick Associates (MSA) has earned its status as the global leader in its field. When it comes to the worldwide representation of choreographers and dancers, we created the industry. MSA also represents some of the finest stage directors and producers, and production designers in the business. We furnish talent for feature films, television, commercials, music videos, tours, Broadway, Las Vegas, corporate events, and more. Whatever the genre – or the scale – or the venue, we get it right. MSA is the entertainment industry’s one-stop shop for movement and stage production.
Awards: Our choreographers have been nominated for and won multiple Tony, Emmy, MTV, and American Choreography awards.
Music Tours: MSA clients have lent their considerable talents to many of the top-grossing tours of all time. They have directed, choreographed, designed, or performed for some of the most popular and influential music artists in the world including: Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Usher, P!nk, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Celine Dion, Josh Groban, and Jennifer Lopez.
Music Videos: Our clients have choreographed some of the most iconic music videos from pioneers Michael and Janet Jackson, David Bowie, and Paula Abdul to current vanguards Beyonce, Katy Perry, JLO, and Ne-Yo.
Film: MSA clients have choreographed classics like Dirty Dancing, The Birdcage, American Graffiti, and The Rose. Other films include Michael Jackson: This Is It, Avatar, the Austin Powers franchise, Step Up 1, 2, and 3-D, and High School Musical. Other major features include Across the Universe, Rent, and Saving Mr. Banks. Their work also translates into animation, such as Tinkerbell, The Smurfs, and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.
Television: MSA clients are at work all over the tube, from Reality Shows (The Voice, So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With The Stars, American Idol), Sitcoms (Modern Family, The Office, Switched At Birth, The Big Bang Theory), Children’s Programming (Wizards of Waverly Place, Fresh Beat Band, Big Time Rush) Prime Time (Mad Men, Orange Is The New Black, Criminal Minds, Suburgatory), to every top awards show, including the Academy, Grammy, Country Music, and MTV Movie & Video Music Awards.
Commercials/Corporate: Dance sells… just think of the memorable ad campaigns for iPod, Pepsi, Sobe, The Gap, DirecTV, Kia, Old Navy, Sears, Coca Cola, and HP. Our dancers and specialty acts have been featured in corporate shows for such companies as: Tiffany's, IBM, McDonalds, Intel, Honda, Redken/L'Oreal, and General Motors, among many others.
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE: Plays, musicals and spectaculars directed and/or choreographed by MSA clients can be seen around the globe, including…
Las Vegas: Cirque du Soleil's KA, Love, MJ ONE, Celine Dion, and the Fountains at the Bellagio Hotel.
Theater: Kinky Boots and the upcoming Violet on Broadway Hairspray, Legally Blonde, and Spiderman ,the Off-Broadway production of Kung Fu, Los Angeles Ballet, and Diavolo Dance Theatre
Spectacle: The opening ceremonies of The Olympics, The Super Bowl, The upcoming Marvel Super Hero production, Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus, and Disneyland (US, Tokyo and Paris).