Janet Jackson is holding the first open dance auditions for her “JTribe” in over a decade, receiving thousands of responses after alerting fans via social media.
— Janet Jackson (@JanetJackson) April 12, 2018
Due to the overwhelming response, Ms. Jackson will now be moving her in-person auditions to a much larger venue, switching out Burbank’s Starwest Studios for the far more spacious Showbiz Studios in Van Nuys, CA on April 23rd.
🚨NEW LOCATION ALERT🚨 Hey U Guys! Due to the overwhelming response for the auditions we have to change locations to a bigger studio! We will now be at Showbiz Studios Van Nuys, CA Can’t wait to see you there! And keep the online auditions going! So many great videos! I see you! And I’m loving it! ❤️ #DanceWithJanet
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For those who can’t make it to the city of angels, Jackson and her trusted team of choreographers are combing through thousands upon thousands of social media auditions, with over 20,000 aspiring two-steppers showing off their skills online thus far.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.