Introducing our fall collection
SHADE OF LA VIE EN ROSE
CREATOR OF LIPSTICK DIARIES
Jessica Castro, Creator of Lipstick Diaries with over 19 years in the business realized there was a void for woman in the industry. Before agency representation, there was no format in turning one's passion for dance into a sustainable career. Soon after, Lipstick Diaries was born serving as a direct platform for aspiring dancers hoping to gain what took Jessica years to attain. Her passion for mentoring others in the business is what fuels her drive to empower other performers alike.
The mother of a beautiful baby girl, was born and raised in Hartford Connecticut. She moved to New York City where she was immediately accepted into the Alvin Ailey American Dance program. Her career started as a Knicks City Dancer for the New York Knicks. Jessica has toured the world and danced for such artist as Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Pharell, The Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Kelly Rowland, Will Smith and Mary J Blige. She has also been featured on such shows as American Idol, SNL, Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, Ellen, Good Morning America, Americas Got Talent, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon, and more. Jessica has had the pleasure of performing on two Super Bowl halftime shows with Janet Jackson and Beyonce, and at The opening ceremony of The World Cup In Africa.
You can also see her in countless movies such as "Honey" where she was a principle dancer as well as Jessica Alba's dance double and in "Idlewild" where she played Bobbie the Showgirl. Jessica has been featured in several commercials, industrials and award shows. Currently, you can see her in the smash hit "Fuerzabruta" in New York City. Live fearlessly and have no regrets!
SHADE OF CLASSIC ROUGE
It's hard to believe that EMMY AWARD NOMINATED creative director / choreographer Tina Landon is still one of Hollywood's best kept secrets. Her sensual and provocative moves have become the landscape for popular music dance choreography for the last 15 years. Some of her signature moves can be seen in artists like Willow Smith, Rihanna, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Christina Aguilera, Tina Turner, Britney Spears, and Shakira. Tina's love and passion for dance began as early as she can remember. Her mother of Mexican-American heritage made sure her children would fare better by mandating dance lessons in their household. Committed to the growing appreciation, she left her home in Lancaster, California, to pursue her dreams in Hollywood. Auditioning for various dance ensembles around town, she landed a gig as a Laker girl. Tina was well on her way, but what could be considered a big break would be just the beginning when she was booked as principal dancer for Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" music video. Tina's hard work and commitment proved to be beneficial when fellow Laker Girl Paula Abdul cast her for Janet Jackson's "What Have You Done for Me Lately" music video. She later went on to tour with Janet during her Rhythm Nation Tour. Tina also choreographed Janet's music video for "If" and her Velvet Rope Tour. Her work with Janet opened the doors to other high-profile artists. All of Tina's talent, hard work, and determination have resulted in many awards and accolades. She is a five-time MTV Choreography Award Nominee, MTV Award recipient for Michael and Janet Jackson's "Scream" and for Ricky Martin's "Livin La Vida Loca". She has become an Emmy nominee for her outstanding work on the Velvet Rope Tour, which was an HBO special.
SHADE OF VANITY FAIR
When it comes to professionalism, this is your girl. Throughout her career, Melanie- Lewis Yribar has worked, performed with and help train Christina Aguilera, Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Julianne Hough, Katharine McPhee and Britney Spears just to name a few. Therefore she definitely has her finger on the pop culture pulse. She has also personally coached Kristin Bell, Jennifer Aniston, Ben Stiller and Tom Cruise helping them to feel more comfortable dancing and moving on camera. Rock, hip-hop, swing, salsa, corporate events and world tours, you name it, she’s done it. Whether its sultry and sophisticated or hip-hop booty shakin she serves it up on a silver platter. Now don’t be mistaken, this native New Yorker is traditionally trained as well. Having attended performing arts school at a young age she was also trained in ballet, modern, afro-Caribbean, traditional jazz and lyrical dance. From cruise ships to corporate events, Disney themed shows to hip hop honors her resume covers it all. She has appeared on countless TV and award shows worldwide, in movies and commercials and she understands what makes this industry tick.
Production value is the key to any performance and quality is her number one priority.