|Dancer By Gina hosts All That! clogger|
|Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:15 AM|
Collins has dominated the competition clogging world and is a founding member of All That! Today, the group has nine of the best male clogging and percussive dancers in the world and have their own show performed six nights a week in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Carolina Opry and Good Vibrations shows sell to 2,000-plus a night and All That! continues to be the highlight of every show.
All That! made it to the final round last year on Americas Got Talent and have been on 12 reality TV shows. Collins was the World Champion for five years in a row at Showdown of Champions. He started dancing at 5 years old and signed with Norwegian Cruise Lines at age 7. He has danced and opened for George Jones, Tracy Byrd, Dwight Yoakam, Confederate Railroad and more. He has represented the United States three times in the Worlds Children Festival, performing in Austria, Germany, Italy, Ireland and Japan.
Collins has been featured on Pepsi and Mountain Dew cans and headlined in Vegas for two years.
Gina Wiley, owner of The Dancer By Gina, met All That! at a clogging conference right before they competed on America’s Got Talent in 2012. She brought Collins to Delphos to teach three levels of classes, beginner through advanced, with students ranging from grades 1-12. Challenging new steps and variations on traditional steps were taught to the dancers accapella and later rehearsed to music.
Wiley told the girls that Lebron James and basketball is like All That! in the clog world.