Matt Steffanina is an American dancer, YouTuber and social media personality, famous for his channels ‘Dance Tutorials LIVE’ and ‘Matt Steffanina’. He was really fond of dancing since his teens and also participated in local talent hunt competitions. He shifted base to Los Angeles in 2010 and since then his life has changed by leaps and bounds. Matt Steffanina soon grabbed the attention of tinsel town and he bagged opportunities to shake a leg with celebrities like Chris Brown, Tyga and Snoop Dogg. His YouTube channels have received a lot of acclaim and have catapulted Matt Steffanina to the status of an internet celebrity. Apart from his online tutorials, he has also been personally coaching several dance enthusiasts since many years. In one of his recent interviews, Matt Steffanina claimed that he was influenced by rapper, Usher, to a great extent.
- Matt Steffanina first made waves at the age of 18 for b-boying, a street dance form popular across the United States. He also participated in a local talent hunt competition at around the same time. He soon developed an interest in hip-hop and was given the opportunity to guide the ‘University of Virginia’ dance crew, as a choreographer. He relocated to Los Angeles in 2010 to take his passion to the next level. Matt Steffanina’s talent was noticed by the celebrities of tinsel town and he soon collaborated with talented artistes, such as Chris Brown, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Jackson, Lil Wayne, Tyga and Busta Rhymes for various gigs. He was also seen in acclaimed television shows, such as like ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ and ‘The Tonight Show’. In 2012, Matt Steffanina started the YouTube channel ‘Dance Tutorials LIVE’, on which he has been posting videos of hip hop dance lessons. The channel has garnered a lot of subscribers and most of the videos shared have earned an unbelievably high number of views. Many aspiring dancers and fans of the hip hop routine have praised Matt Steffanina for his great initiative. He has also started a channel named ‘Matt Steffanina’, which is highly popular among dance enthusiasts and speaks volumes about his incredible choreography skills. Matt Steffanina was one of the contestants in the 28th season of the reality show ‘The Amazing Race’.Recommended Lists:
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- Unlike many talented internet personalities of today, Matt Steffanina isn’t a formally trained dancer. Yet, he is known as one of the finest hip hop dancers of recent times. He used to teach dance lessons for almost 8 hours a day and later practice at home till 2 AM in the morning, during the days before he became famous. Doesn’t this speak volumes about his passion towards the craft? Matt Steffanina is a perfectionist of sorts, who does a lot of thinking before figuring out the steps for a song. In an interview, he revealed that while listening to a song, he tries figuring out the kind of character who would fit and choreograph accordingly. This approach of doing homework, or rather a pre-production process, is what industry insiders admire a lot about Matt Steffanina.