LANSING, Mich. — Brooke Hogan, an American reality television star, actress, singer and songwriter will shoot her next music video in Lansing, Michigan with the INstitute of Dancers, under the direction of Glenn Douglas Packard. Hogan, a daughter of professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, recorded her first album in 2002, followed by a very successful VH1 reality show Hogan Knows Best and spin off Brooke Knows Best. Her first studio album, Undiscovered was released in 2006. It was preceded by the single About Us, which entered the top-forty of the Billboard 100 chart.
"I have known Glenn for many years and I know the level of professionalism and dedication that he brings to any project,” said Brooke Hogan. “I have followed the Institute of Dancers for the last two years and I am thrilled to use these talented dancers in my new music video. It used to be that you can only find such experienced talent in big cities like New York, LA and Miami, and now Glenn has definitely put Michigan dancers on the map of commercial dance.”
“We are so excited and honored to be a part of Brooke’s video!” said Glenn Douglas Packard, Founder and CEO of the Institute of Dancers. “This is an incredible opportunity for our company members and we can’t wait to show the world what Michigan dancers can do! Brooke is a very talented musician and actress and we are thrilled to be a part of this project!”
Glenn Douglas Packard is an Emmy award nominated choreographer, dubbed a "Dancing entrepreneur" by The New York Times, he is one of the most sought after artistic directors and choreographers in the dance industry for the past 25 years. A Michigan native, Packard returned to the Lansing area after a successful career in New York, California, Florida and Las Vegas, where he worked with celebrities such as Michael Jackson, Usher, Pink, and many more, to form the INstitute of Dancers. The INstitute is a professional company focusing on commercial dance, hip hop and street dance, giving dancers a wide range of movement to prepare for a professional career. Dancers are admitted on audition basis only and go through strict training. The INstitute has two different divisions – junior and senior – and accepts dancers ages 8 years old to 22.
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