Maddy Mad is an Urban Pop recording artist based out of Orlando, Florida. She has a strong reputation as an experienced sports and entertainment professional and is widely known for her work as a dancer, choreographer, dance instructor, fitness expert, model, actress, and rapper/singer.
Maddy began performing in talent shows with her father and brothers at the age of 3. At the age of 10, her father finally enrolled her in dance classes at Joan Crawford Dance Studio where she studied ballet, jazz, tap, and gymnastics. At 11 she began working as an assistant dance teacher, and she joined the Shooting Stars dance company at the age of 12 where she added lyrical, musical theater, and pointe to her repertory. She founded her high school dance team at the age of 14 and began her choreographic endeavors. In addition to winning scholarships to E.D.G.E Performing Arts Centre in Hollywood, CA and Broadway Dance Center in New York, NY, she was also recognized at The Best New Talent Awards. After landing her first professional dancing job (alongside her brothers - Narada Owens and Jesse Owens) with Universal Records, IMX, and 702 at the age of 16, she knew that she wanted to pursue a professional dancing career.
Upon high school graduation, Maddy moved to Miami where she studied Afro-cuban, Afro-brazilian, ballet, jazz, hip hop, lindy hop, latin ballroom, contemporary and modern. Within the first year of her dance career, she toured South Africa and Japan with recording artist Ashanti and joined the number one dance team in the NBA - The Miami Heat Dancers. She has performed at several Premios Juventud and Premio Lo Nuestro award shows, as well as the national televised NBA All Star Weekend. She has also appeared in several music videos, the feature film - Sex Drive, and performed and taught dance in Surabaya, Indonesia for NBA Madness.
Moving back to Orlando, Florida at the end of 2009, Maddy performed in Disney's Finding Nemo: The Musical (AEA) and began her singing and acting careers. Maddy was also a 2009-2010 PULSE Protege Scholarship Recipient and trained with Wade Robson, Dave Scott, Gil Duldulao, Mia Michaels, Laurie Ann Gibson, Cris Judd, and Jamal Sims. She also danced at Busch Gardens Tampa for Summer Nights; as well as presented choreographic work at Phazes of Love 2010: Evolution in Atlanta, Georgie and for Fantashique on VH1's Basketball Wives. Maddy was a cast member of Hairspray and Come Fly With Me on the Oasis of the Seas with Royal Caribbean International Cruiselines before she moved to Los Angeles in October 2011.
Maddy quickly developed a relationship with Bloc Talent Agency, as well as Andre Fuentes, Aisha Francis, Kennis Marquis, Oth'than Burnside, Tony Tzar, and other reputable choreographers. Her skills have landed her roles on countless commercials, fitness DVDs, music videos, and tours; as well as a position as a Los Angeles Laker Girl and a performer/choreographer for seasonal elements at Universal Studios Hollywood. Maddy also launched her music career with pop group, The Ex-Girlfriends, before building a reputation for herself in the music world with urban pop group, Rebel City.
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