Tag Archives: Parris Goebel

New Zealand’s Engaged Diaspora an Asset

New Zealand’s Engaged Diaspora an Asset

The number of New Zealanders scattered around the globe is massive. Back in 1999 Brian Sweeney, founder of nzedge.com which originated the idea of a Kiwi Diaspora, put the number at one million of…

Empower Yourself at a Parris Goebel Workshop

Empower Yourself at a Parris Goebel Workshop

New Zealand-born dancer Parris Goebel shares with Vogue how she is inspiring the next generation of women with her own success. When you ask an artist about what they consider to be their first big…

Parris Goebel Choreographs Rihanna’s Lingerie Show

Parris Goebel Choreographs Rihanna’s Lingerie Show

The choreography for Rihanna’s New York Fashion Week 17-minute savage beast lingerie runway show, which was live-streamed on YouTube, was orchestrated by New Zealander superstar Parris Goebel. Rihanna unleashed the wild…

Pitchfork Fave Created by Parris and Ciara

Pitchfork Fave Created by Parris and Ciara

The Parris Goebel-choreographed “Level Up”, a track sung by American singer-songwriter Ciara, who joins New Zealand’s ReQuest Dance Crew on the dance floor, is one of American online music magazine Pitchfork’s favourite videos for July. “It’s hard…

Parris Goebel and ReQuest Stars of Ciara’s Latest

Parris Goebel and ReQuest Stars of Ciara’s Latest

New Zealand choreographer Parris Goebel and ReQuest Dance Crew have collaborated with Atlanta-bred pop star Ciara for the music video of her latest single, the “empowering anthem”, ‘Level Up’. “The visual features the singer showing…

World Famous Parris Goebel On Her Trip to the Top

World Famous Parris Goebel On Her Trip to the Top

She’s made her mark as a fierce and unstoppable choreographer but it’s New Zealander Parris Goebel’s work ethic and ability to overcome barriers that has allowed her to emerge as a true icon. Fiona…

Parris Goebel Was Born to Dance

Parris Goebel Was Born to Dance

Parris Goebel’s father tells the BBC that his daughter, “a blessing”, was dropped off by a space ship. And it’s a good thing it did. The 24-year-old choreographer from Manurewa, South Auckland is changing…

Parris Goebel a Feminist Hip Hop Force

Parris Goebel a Feminist Hip Hop Force

New Zealand-born commercial choreographer and dancer Parris Goebel has been named one of “25 to watch in 2017” by Dance Magazine. The magazine said: “Goebel is the feminist force hip hop has been waiting for….

Parris Goebel Gets the Planet on the Dance Floor

Parris Goebel Gets the Planet on the Dance Floor

World-famous choreographer Parris Goebel, 24, is making her own music now, because she can. ELLE magazine goes behind-the-scenes on the Auckland set of her new music video, “Friday.” You’ve definitely seen her in…

Parris Goebel – Friday

Parris Goebel – Friday

Listen to Parris Goebel’s first music single ‘Friday’. The New Zealand choreographer is known for choreographing New Zealand’s first hip-hop dance film Born to Dance and her work with Jennifer…

Parris Goebel Dancers in MJ Cirque Show

Parris Goebel Dancers in MJ Cirque Show

20/20 got an exclusive invitation to the world premiere and catch up with the Parris Goebel hip-hop dancers who auditioned and were selected for the brand new Michael Jackson…

Parris Goebel – World Hip Hop Champs

Parris Goebel – World Hip Hop Champs

Watch a short documentary by 20/20 on Parris Goebel and her four groups practicing and taking on competitions head on. Parris Goebel is an award winning New Zealand choreographer,…

I Just Wanna Love U – Sam V ft. Parris Goebel choreography

I Just Wanna Love U – Sam V ft. Parris Goebel choreography

Check out Sam V’s new music video, choreographed by Parris Goebel. Watch ANZ’s previous video “Fortune Favors The Brave” of Parris Goebel surprising this young student, giving him an…

Fortune Favours The Brave: Parris Goebel Surprise

Fortune Favours The Brave: Parris Goebel Surprise

Fortune Favours The Brave: ANZ teams up with world renowned Kiwi choreographer Parris Goebel surprises and rewards a daring, unsuspecting student musician with his own music video.

Tammy Davis’ Hit a Berlinale Favourite

Tammy Davis’ Hit a Berlinale Favourite

Tammy Davis’ hip-hop drama Born to Dance, a “hidden gem” at this year’s Berlinale, has become the most unlikely of box-office hits Down Under. Born to Dance brought in more than $1 million in theatres…

Choreographer Parris Goebel Born to Dance

Choreographer Parris Goebel Born to Dance

If you were one of more than 500 million recent YouTube views for Justin Bieber’s song “Sorry” and were dazzled by the dancing, know that the moves originated from the mind of New Zealand-born…

NZ Dancers and Choreographer Open AMAs With Jennifer Lopez

NZ Dancers and Choreographer Open AMAs With Jennifer Lopez

“Jennifer Lopez has blown away music fans and fellow performers with a show-stopping dance medley at the American Music Awards – and a Kiwi is getting the credit,” as reported in an article on the…

Dance Wunderkind Parris Goebel Gaining Traction

Dance Wunderkind Parris Goebel Gaining Traction

The New Yorker’s review of Justin Bieber’s latest “stellar” video, “Sorry” – perhaps “an acceptable cap to his year of penitence” – declares that, “it is impossible not to feel as if you would…

Justin Bieber calls upon Parris Goebel

Justin Bieber calls upon Parris Goebel

Popstar Justin Bieber’s latest dance music video “Sorry” features some “totally kickass dancers” led by New Zealand choreographer Parris Goebel. “Sure, they aren’t a former teen heartthrob turned bona fide artist that even grown-ass adults…

Justin Bieber – Sorry (Dance Video)

Justin Bieber – Sorry (Dance Video)

Watch Justin Bieber’s single “Sorry” dance video from his new album Purpose. The video was produced by Skrillex and Blood and stars Kiwi dancer Parris Goebel and her South…

TIFF Exclusive: Bust a Move With This Clip From ‘Born To Dance’

TIFF Exclusive: Bust a Move With This Clip From ‘Born To Dance’

“While Hollywood has got the dance formula down cold, New Zealand actor/filmmaker Tammy Davisis bring(s) his own unique flavor to the genre”, writes Edward Davis for Indiewire. The New Zealand feature film Born To…

Locking with the Lopez Crew

Locking with the Lopez Crew

Twenty-year-old New Zealand hip-hop dancer Parris Goebel has been hired by chart-topper Jennifer Lopez to choreograph moves for her upcoming world tour. Goebel has also appeared with her ReQuest dance crew mates on the…