Studio Owner/Artistic Director of The Dance Spot and Rise Dance Company. Specializing in Jazz, Lyrical and Hip Hop Quinton Weathers started dancing at the age of eight in Austin, TX. He studied in jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop, lyrical, musical theater and gymnastics. He won numerous scholarships from L.A. Dance Force, L.A. Underground, Urban Jamm, West Coast Dance Explosion and New York City Dance Alliance. At twelve he started training at the Edge Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, where he trained with Bill Prudich, Mandy Moore, Adam Parsons, Doug Caldwell, Malaya, Tabitha & Napoleon, Marty Kudelka, and Roger Lee to name a few.
Quinton’s fresh choreography and outgoing attitude has made him a sought after teacher and choreographer. He has taught master classes all over the United States, Canada, Korea, Japan and Central America. Quinton has judged and taught for Break the Floor Productions, Adrenaline Dance Convention, V.I.P, Showbiz National Talent Competition, Move Productions, Hall of Fame Dance Challenge and Flow 40. For five years he taught lyrical, jazz and hip-hop at Simi Dance Center in Simi Valley, California. His students won numerous scholarships and awards and have gone on to work as professional dancers.
He has also had the opportunity to assist award-winning choreographer Mandy Moore in Seoul, Korea at the International Jazz Festival and at the Edge. Quinton lived in Los Angeles for five years and is still represented by Bloc Talent Agency. He has worked with the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Angie Stone, Snoop Dogg, Salt & Pepa, Kylie Minogue, Anastasia, Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard, Solange Knowles, Yasmeen, Parker Posey and Chris Katan. His T.V. and film credits include Nickelodeon’s “All That” and “Taina,” “2002 Olympics,” “Soul Train”, “Trading Spaces,” “Varsity Blues,” “Honey,” “Adam and Steve” and “Dreamgirls”. He has done commercials and industrials for “So You Think You Can Dance,” I-pod, Motorola, Smashbox Cosmetics, Nintendo, Diesel and Levi Jeans, Nike, 7-up and Pepsi. Quinton was also a dancer on the American Idol 2 Tour and traveled around the U.S. and Canada.
Quinton recently had the honor of performing with UK artist “Years and Years”, at the 2015 MTV Woodie Awards and shoot with New York Times bestselling author/photographer Jordan Matter on his new book, “Dancers After Dark”. He is excited to be back in Texas!