Emanuele Battista

BDF 2018 Winter Edition Judge


BIG is a choreographer and dancer famous worldwide. He begins his studies in the most
prestigious dance studios in Rome and then he moved to study in New York, Los Angeles,
France and UK.
He worked as a dancer for Coca-Cola, Nike, Adidas, Nissan, Diadora, Echo Unlimited, Jtb, Freddy and for international artist like Eve, Tyga, Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams and Lee Ryan.
Between 2008 and 2017 he danced in Italian TV Show on MTV, Rai1, Rai3, Canale5. In 2006 he worked as a choreographer for Hip Hop wear Fun[K]. He choreographed the TV Show “Luci della Ribalta” in 2005 and “Emozioni” 2007. He also trained/done projects for international choreographer as Hollywood Josè Ramos , Alex Fetbroth, Candace Brown, Miguel Antonio, Nico O’ Connor, Gerran Reese, Isaac Tualaulelei, Kenya Clay. He danced and choreographed the most famous shows in Los Angeles like Carnival Choreographers Ball, Movement Lifestyle Show, World of Dance Live, Infusion and the 8th Wonder.
Since 2007 he’s the founder/choreographer and dancer of Break Da Beat crew. Quickly the crew made its name known both nationally, by becoming Italian Champion in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, European Hip Hop Champion in 2011 and 3 podium at World of Dance (2012 WOD Netherland, 2013 WOD Belgium and Netherland). The crew has represented Italy at World Hip Hop Dance Championship in 2007 (Los Angeles),
2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 (Las Vegas) and they placed 6th in World Ranking.

Some Words

Now BIG is teaching in the most prestigious dance studio in Rome and teaching workshops throughout Italy, Spain, Romania, France, Netherland

Judging Category

  • MTV Comercial
  • Urban Dance
  • Acro Dance
  • Open
  • Pom Pon