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 production designers in the business. We furnish talent for feature films and television, music videos and tours, Broadway shows, corporate events, Las Vegas spectaculars, commercials, 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 dance. We’re experts in the art of movement.
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 and performed for some of the most popular and influential music artists in the world, including: Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Usher, P!nk, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Celine Dion, 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, Ke$ha, and Ne-Yo.
Film: MSA clients have choreographed classics like (Dirty Dancing, The Birdcage and The Rose). Blockbusters: the upcoming Star Trek sequel and Battle of the Year, Michael Jackson: This Is It, Avatar, the Austin Powers franchise, Step Up 1, 2, and 3-D, The Campaign and Little Miss Sunshine). Musicals: High School Musical, Across the Universe, and Rent. 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 (So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With The Stars, The Voice, American Idol), sitcoms (Modern Family, The Office, The Big Bang Theory), kid’s programming (The Wizards of Waverly Place, Fresh Beat Band, Big Time Rush) prime time shows (Mad Men, Smash, True Blood, Bunheads), to every top awards show, including the Academy, Grammy, Country Music, BET, and MTV Movie & Video Music Awards.
Commercials/Corporate: Dance sells… just think of the memorable ad campaigns for iPod, Sobe, The Gap, DirecTV, Kia, Old Navy, Sears, Coca Cola, and HP. Our clients and specialty acts are also 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: Le Reve, the Fountains at the Bellagio Hotel, Celine Dion, Shania Twain, and Cirque du Soleil’s KA, Love, Zumanity, and the upcoming Michael Jackson show in 2014.
Theater: The upcoming Kinky Boots on Broadway, The Los Angeles Ballet, Diavolo Dance Theatre, Spiderman, Hairspray, Legally Blonde, Spring Awakening and the first Chinese production of The Nutcracker.
Spectacle: The opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics, The upcoming Marvel superhero production, The Super Bowl, Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus, and Disneyland (US, Tokyo and Paris).