"THE MAN WHO SAYS HE CAN AND THE MAN THAT SAYS HE CAN'T
ARE BOTH CORRECT."
WILL BELL began his formal training in the dance competition circuit in the Baltimore area. After high school, Will attended Towson University as a finalist for the "Maryland Distinguished Scholar for Talent in the Arts" Scholarship. At Towson, Will received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance while concentrating in K-12 Education. During his collegiate years, Will had the opportunity to train in prestigious summer programs, such as the Ailey School located in New York and the Lines Ballet School located in San Francisco, CA. During his training at Towson University, he studied heavily and worked under Linda Denise Fisher Harrell, Vincent Thomas and Runqiao Du. Right after college, Will moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in commercial dance where he has worked with television and movie choreographers such as Michael Rooney, Ryan Heffington, Kitty McNamee, Denise Faye, Melanie Williams, Tony Gonzalez, Jerry Mitchell and more. Through these choreographers, he has worked with and on ABC's “General Hospital”, Sci Fi's “Face Off”, Hugh Jackman, Arcade Fire's Will Butler, Oscar winner Emma Stone, NBC’s “ Hairspray Live” featuring Ariana Grande, Derek Hough, Kristen Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein, and an AT&T commercial just to name a few. He has also performed in productions with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra at the historic Walt Disney Concert Hall. Will had the opportunity for a few years, performing and touring with Japanese pop icon, Koichi Domoto, in "Endless Shock," the musical, in Japan. He also had the opportunity of performing in Scotland and Beijing, in a production called Apologue 2047, directed by iconic Chinese movie director Zhang Yimou which was choreographed by international choreographers Lisa Keegan and Emma Seward. Over the past few years, some of Will's choreographic contemporary ballet work has gone viral and has been recognized internationally on many major platforms including prestigious magazines such as Elle Magazine, Huffington Pos and Nylon Magazine. Some of his work has been set at Collegiate institutions such as Towson University, AMDA College and The Studio Schoo. His contemporary ballet work was featured in Son Of A Bishop’s music video “Love Left Me Lonely”. In the fall of 2019, he had the pleasure of choreographing “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Pasadena Playhouse in Los Angeles, CA which featured MJ Rodriguez, George Salazar, and Amber Riley. Currently, Bell teaches at Millennium Dance Complex in LA and tours the country with Revel Dance Convention.