Bad Boys of Dance


Bad Boys of Dance was founded by dance superstar Rasta Thomas & choreographer-dancer Adrienne Canterna in 2007. They debuted at the
75th anniversary season of the world renowned American Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.

In 2010 they performed at Carnegie Hall in NYC with Sir Elton John for a charity event also starring Lady Gaga, Sting, Bruce Springsteen and more. They also had the distinct honor of performing at the 2010 opening ceremonies of the USA International Ballet Competition. In 2011, they performed at the prestigious Dance Open International in St Petersburg, Russia and made a special guest performance on FOX TV‘s “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE“.

Moreover, they were one of the select companies to be featured in Jacob’s Pillow’s award winning documentary “Never Stand Still“. In 2012 they were cultural ambassadors to India sharing in an exchange program sponsored by the US State Department where they performed in over 8 cities to thousands of fans. Currently they are touring the world with their hit shows “Rock the Ballet” & “Romeo And Juliet”.

It is a fresh new dance company with the most talented and versatile dancers in the world today. Each dancer is hand selected based on their extraordinary physical abilities and artistry. The talent of its dancers is unparalleled in the industry and was founded by the dance world’s very own Bad Boy, Rasta Thomas. The companies mission is to push the boundaries of dancing and to deliver the most exciting dance shows in the world. BBD debuted to rave reviews and sold out crowds at Jacob’s Pillow 75th Anniversary Season in 2007 and continues to sell out all over the world, athletic, entertaining and fun.

Rasta Thomas’s ROCK THE BALLET has taken Europe by storm. True, some purists at first were shocked at the idea of the best young ballet dancers in the world today devoting their talents to the Rock hits young people love the world over. But even the purists have come around, joining the youth of Europe to filltheaters with standing ovations and rave reviews from Finland to Italy and from Germany to France.