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BET unveils reality competition dance series

Celebrity choreographer and Lady Gaga's creative director, Laurieann Gibson, will whip 20 dancers into shape in BET's upcoming reality series Born To Dance: Laurieann Gibson.
April 20, 2011

Celebrity choreographer and Lady Gaga’s creative director, Laurieann Gibson, will whip 20 dancers into shape in BET’s upcoming reality series Born To Dance: Laurieann Gibson.

The eight-episode series, premiering on August 2, follows 20 aspiring dancers as they tackle Gibson’s choreography and endure her tough love. The best dancer will win US$50,000.

In addition to her work with Lady Gaga, Gibson has worked with performers that include Sean “Diddy” Combs,  Katy Perry, and Alicia Keys. The choreographer also currently stars in E!’s reality series The Dance Scene.

Born to Dance: Laurieann Gibson is produced by BET with executive producers Laurieann Gibson and Ted & Perry Company.

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