Hit The Floor Dance Competition Judges


Shaïma Kamis, Journalist, Photograph

The Hit The Floor world-class dance event presents one of the world’s largest multi-style dance competitions and brings together all dance enthusiasts

Last weekend, the Hit The Floor tour was at Lévis in the congress center of the city. After the competition in Lévis is over, the 2023 tour of Hit The Floor is finished for this year. Every year all the dancers who participate in this prestigious competition cannot wait to dance on the stage of Hit The Floor. 

At each competition, there are six judges in total. Three technical judges and three chores foundation judges. For the competition last weekend, the technical judges were Giuseppe Canale, Gino Cosculluela, and Emmanuelle Lephan. Giuseppe Canale is the founder of GCDANCEVENTS. He is an international talent agent and he danced with “Les Grands Ballets Canadiens.” Gino Cosculluela danced in SYTYCD season 16 and he reached the top 3. He is the principal actor on Broadway for The Music Man. This judge was in Marvel’s Hawkeye and Senior year. Emmanuelle Lephan is the co-artistic director and choreographer for Tentacle Tribe. She is the winner of the best Choreographic work of 2018 from the “Prix de la Danse”. This talented girl had done an original cast for the Beatles show by “Cirque du Soleil”.

The 3 choreography foundation judges were Josh Price, Dassy Lee, and Julian Deguzman. Josh Price is the choreographer for Daddy Yankee. He danced for BTS, Rihanna, Ciara, and Chris Brown. Dassy Lee danced in SYTYCD season 14 and she also danced for “Cirque du Soleil” This dancer is sponsored by Red Bull. Julian Deguzman is featured in the NBC world of dance. He appeared in the 2022 Grammys BTS. This guy is the creator of Lifestyle Boys.