THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Dance

Whether they’re shaking it on Vine or choreographing incredible routines on YouTube, these dancers and choreographers had a shakeworthy year. They’re using Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Snapchat to share their moves with followers and we think they deserve to be recognized for it.

Brand entries using of social media in this space can be found in Best in Entertainment Shorty Award category.

Nominees

finalist
Amymarie Gaertner
While she might be a self-taught freestyle dancer from a small town in Ohio, Amymarie Gaertner is a…
Brian Puspos
Brian Puspos is a choreographer and dance teacher out of Houston, Texas, who first came onto the sc…
finalist
Chloe Lukasiak
Chloe Lukasiak was first introduced to the world on Lifetime’s Dance Moms, and now she’s a dance su…
finalist
Dominic Sandoval
Dominic “D-Trix" Sandoval and his team were the Season 3 winner of So You Think You Can Dance, movi…
Keone and Mari
Keone and Mari Madrid are a husband-and-wife duo from San Diego, California, whose 2013 performance…
finalist
Maddie Ziegler
Maddie Ziegler is a dance star who came to fame in Lifetime’s hit show Dance Moms. As singer/songwr…
Mary Helen Bowers
Mary Helen Bowers is a former New York City Ballet ballerina, the woman responsible for training Na…
Matt Steffanina
The LA-based hip-hop choreographer and dance instructor Matt Steffanina gets people up and dancing …
winner
Misty Copeland
Misty Copeland is the first African American female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatr…
finalist
Roberto Bolle
Roberto Bolle is an Italian principal dancer with New York’s American Ballet Theatre and People mag…
Sione Maraschino
Sione Maraschino and his dance moves have found a home across social media—Vine, SnapChat, and Inst…
Tricia Miranda
Tricia Miranda can honestly say that she taught Beyoncé how to dance. After touring the world danci…