THE MOST PROLIFIC AND INFLUENTIAL DANCER IN HIP-HOP DANCE HISTORY! THE INIMITABLE, ADOLFO "SHABBA-DOO" QUINONES
"THE BOB FOSSE OF THE STREETS!" - US Magazine
Adolfo “Shabba-Doo” Quiñones is an award-winning Choreographer/Director who has amassed an impressive 30 plus years of experience in the entertainment industry! Shabba-Doo has worked extensively in creative and executive production capacities for highly successful feature films, television shows, major concert tours, and Broadway musical theater productions.
Shabba-Doo, danced his way into a lucrative professional career, starring in and choreographing a string of high-profile internationally televised specials and feature films, including: Breakin’ (Cannon/MGM); Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo (Cannon/Tri-Star Pictures); Lambada…Set The Night On Fire (Warner Bros.); and The Big Show (NBC).
The success of his trend-setting, box-office smashes impelled the authoritative DanceMagazine to dub Shabba-Doo “Hip-Hop’s first matinee idol”. This distinguished recognition of his visionary dance talents, led to collaborative working relationships with a wide-range of superstars such as Madonna, Bette Midler, Michael Jackson, Lionel Ritchie, Bill Cosby and even ole blue eyes himself, Frank Sinatra!
To broaden his artistic scope, he attended the world-renowned American Film Institute as a Directing Fellow. Upon his subsequent graduation, he secured the financing, co-wrote, choreographed, and made his directorial debut with the independent feature film Rave…Dancing to a Different Beat, distributed by New Line Cinema.
Shabba-Doo formed and heads On Q Media, Inc., a California based corporation that integrates “new media” technologies and its practices with traditional filmmaking methods, to efficiently produce visually stimulating entertainment and marketing packages that will enlighten a global audience. In addition to inter-media production activities, On Q Media, Inc. offers specialized theater art workshops, and related seminars.
On Q Media, Inc.’s current production slate includes the global distribution and promotion of Funk-Shway™, Shabba-Doo’s dance/fitness concept. A book/ documentary film package: Shabba-Doo “The King of Crenshaw” is also in the works. Shabba-Doo’s most recent choreography project is the newly released Yari Film Group production "Kickin' It Old Skool," starring Jamie Kennedy, now on DVD.
The ever-evolving Shabba-Doo has set his sights on new horizons. He will Choreograph, and star in “B-Style” a new dance film slated to shoot in North Carolina in the fall, 2008. Shabba-Doo has three projects he created currently in development: “One Nation, One Groove,” an historic exploration of hip-hop dance; “Battle for the Streets,” a reality dance competition television series in cooperation with Network/Insight and “The House of Shway,” an instructional dance DVD series.
Shabba-Doo accepts the tough challenge of multiple production roles to ensure the flow, vision, and quality his fans the world over has come to expect.