Donyelle Denise Jones
Artistry in Motion is a group of ladies on a dancing mission. They are trying to unite the hip-hop and contemporary styles of dancing and turn it into a genre they call "contemp-hop." The girls hail from all different parts of North America and have combined their individual styles into something special -- special enough to get gigs dancing with artists such as Missy Elliot, Black Eyed Peas, Wayne Brady, Lloyd, Ludacris and Gnarls Barkley.
"We wanted to make sure that we pay respect to where the term 'crew' originated," they said, "which is the hip-hop dance community." To do this, these experienced dancers will utilize their training in hip-hop, contemporary, jazz, ballet and modern styles.
If they look familiar, it's because they have been seen on So You Think You Can Dance?, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Tyra and a variety of television commercials.
The girls are excited about bringing together many different styles of dance for America's Best Dance Crew and think their "contemp-hop" is good enough to get them to the top.