Renako McDonald Choreography Showreel
Professional Choreographer | Dancer | Director
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Renako McDonald is a Multi Award Winning Dancer & acclaimed Choreographer who’s becoming an internationally recognized name. Specializing in Lyrical Contemporary & Jazz, he’s also skilled in Hip-Hop, Commercial, Acrobatics & Tumbling. Highly respected for his work, Renako’s choreography & dance has been viewed by masses all over the world through forms including TV, Film, Music, Theatre, Fashion, Live Events, as well as Online; receiving over 5 Million views across YouTube. He pulls experience from performing at an early age in styles of differentiating genres; using these influences to create a unique style that entices & captures audiences. Having worked worldwide in countries such as the USA, Canada, China, Seychelles, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Italy, Ireland & Scotland, Renako has vast experience in entertaining audiences from all different cultures and backgrounds.
Renako’s CV spans numerous names & brands including Cirque Du Soleil, Kanye West, Sky 1’s Got To Dance, Honda, Guinness, Virgin & ITV to mention a few. He’s created performances for live award ceremonies, toured across the UK & around the world; as well as choreographing works for up and coming Artists, Bands, Dance Companies, Colleges and teaches workshops nationally & internationally. Renako also has had the honour of performing for royalty twice. First, being personally invited to Buckingham Palace to perform for Her Majesty The Queen & 400 other VIP guests, as well as choreographing & dancing for The Royal Family during the Commonwealth Services at Westminster Abbey.
Renako’s work has been acknowledged globally by prestigious names such as Madonna for his starring role in award winning short film ‘Shift’. The film was named winning submission for her #ArtForFreedom Campaign, as well as winning the Reel 13 Short Film Competition, the Super Short Film Award at the New York Independent Film Festival, the Irvo Award at the SorsiCorti Film Festival & achieving Official Selections at 11 International Film Festivals.
Interests wise, Renako’s passion for choreography & directing are continuously expanding, from choreographing in theatre, to film making, to working on major music artists’ videos & tours. He loves watching his ideas come to life & witnessing the excitement and joy his works bring to others.
Adam Garcia: “Choreography is superb… Your dancing…Your commitment is so beautiful to watch!”
Londondance.com: “Renako McDonald grows stronger as a virtuoso dancer each time I see him…”
Kimberly Wyatt: “Your beautiful ability to tell a story through extraordinary movement is inspiring…You take us on a journey that is transcending and consistently gives me chills.”
Scotsgay Magazine: “A beautiful and surprisingly dark contemporary piece…Renako McDonald was just stunning.”
Ashley Banjo: “I was standing up at the end of your dance, because for me it was one of the best performances we’ve had on Got To Dance… I was so connected to what you were doing. The choreography was unbelievable!”
Music: Usher – Climax (Figgy Remix)
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