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Rino Nakasone


"[Michael] is the best entertainer, teacher and has a heart like an angel. I love him so much. He is my family. He will always be in my heart."

 Rino Nakasone


Rino Nakasone was born in Okinawa, Japan and grew up with a passion for dance. She learned how to dance watching footage of Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson and TLC. She moved to Los Angeles in 1999 and started taking classes and doing auditions.

Rino has been working with top choreographers in the industry. She has done three world tours and has made appearances on the Grammy's, the American Music Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards, to name a few. Her dance credits include Britney Spears, Missy Elliot, Mary J. Blige, Avril Lavigne, Chris Brown, Ciara, Rihanna, Janet Jackson, and she was one of the Harajuku girls from Gwen Stefani. You can also find her in the films You Got Served and Dance Flick, and in commercials for iPod, Nike, and Hard Tail.

Rino’s choreography credits include, Janet Jackson, Common, Kovas, Big Red commercial, up coming film Go for It, and is most famous for her work with South Korean entertainment label SM Entertainment, choreographing for their artists, including SHINee, Girl's Generation, f(x), U-know, Max from Tohoshinki, and BoA.

Rino is in a dance crew called Beat Freaks, runner up in MTV's America's Best Dance Crew Season 3. Beat Freaks have been doing many activities and work as a group. You can see them in Justin Beiber's "Somebody to Love,” Dirty Money and P Diddy's new group music video "Love Come Down."  They have also performed with Sheila E.

Rino Nakasone teaches class at The Debbie Reynolds dance studio with Maryss from Paris who is also in Beat Freaks. Together, they are known as The Geminiz.

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