Success Stories

Be Discovered has placed thousands of new faces and talent to work on stage, feature films, TV, videos, commercials, print ads, fashion shows, corporate shows and special events.  

Our talent have worked with stars like Mark Wahlberg, Roselyn Sanchez, Colin Farrell, Jada Pinkett Smith, Antonio Banderas, Jennifer Lopez, Lindsay Lohan, Mariah Carey, Megan Fox, Keanu Reeves, Hilary Duff, Liza Minnelli, P Diddy, Rihanna, Wyclef Jean, Sean Paul, Nelly Furtado, Seal, Dido, Sum 41, Our Lady Peace and I Mother Earth, to name some. 


Will Thomas

Will Thomas from Michigan attended 6 of our programs including Broadway Bound! The NYC Winter Intensive, The Vegas Convention and 4 Summer in L.A's. He was named Be Discovered's Rising Star 2 years in a row and won a dinner for 2 with Diana Uribe and VIP tickets to see Lady Gaga in Toronto. Since our programs, Will has performed with the the choreography of Mia Michaels at Radio City Music Hall in the summers New York Spectacular with the Rockettes, made Top 4 males on So You Think You Can Dance and danced with Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Rihanna and on the TV show Nashville. It was at the Be Discovered programs that Will realized that his dream was to be on SYTYCD and to work with the Rockettes. Will is also on faculty with us and has taught at Summer in L.A. and Broadway Bound! How cool is it that our current students get to learn from someone who years ago was training with us just like they are. 

Watch Will performing in a flashmob during Summer in L.A. 

Watch Will dancing with Rihanna on the X Factor

Cristine Prosperi

Following our Broadway Bound! NYC Winter Intensive, Cristine Prosperi from Toronto landed the role of Imogen Moreno on Degrassi. 

Watch Christine at our Broadway Bound! NYC Winter Intensive 

Watch Christine as Imogen on Degrassi

Taveeta Szymanowicz

Be Discovered booked Taveeta from Toronto on 'The Next Step' as the lead role of "Thalia". This launched Taveeta's acting career, helped her get her ACTRA union status and put her in the limelight. Be Discovered works with the shows casting director Amy Wright who auditions our talent and has taught at our Toronto workshops. The Next Step can be seen on the Family Channel, Hulu, CBBC, Disney Australia and Disney Spain. The show has won many awards including the Shaw Rocket Prize, Digi Awards for Best in Cross-Platform Kids, Nominated for a KidScreen Award for Best Companion Website and Nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Children’s or Youth Fiction Program or Series and Best Direction in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series. 

Watch Taveeta's interviews by fellow cast member Jordan Clark who has also taught at our Toronto workshops. 

Chris Klebba

After the Summer in L.A Performance Intensive, Be Discovered scholarship recipient Chris Klebba from Michigan was signed by top L.A. agent Bloc and moved to L.A. Chris has danced on Glee and Dancing with the Stars. 

Check out this article on how Chris was discovered. Chris connected with Answers4dancers at Summer in L.A. and the rest is history.

Watch Chris and Will Thomas performing at Carnival with Be Discovered  

Watch Chris dancing with the Muppets 

Justina Aveyard

Justina Aveyard from the Toronto area won a Be Discovered scholarship to attend our Summer in L.A. She performed with us at the world famous Carnival Choreographer's Ball when she attended our Performance Intensive. Justina now lives in New York City and this past holiday season, she performed at Radio City Music Hall with the world famous Rockettes in the Christmas Spectacular.  Justina is our 2nd alumni in 2016 along with Will Thomas to dance at Radio City Hall with the Rockettes. How special is it that our current students get to learn from both these now working professional dancers who years ago were training with us just like they are now. 

Watch Justina performing with us at Carnival



Watch the Rockettes auditions.

Shawn Desman

Shawn Desman was booked by us on music videos for Alanis Morisette, Len and Paul Brandt as well as print ads for Sprite and a national Nissan commercial, to name some. Shawn went on to international success as a recording artist with his music and as an actor/dancer appearing in movies including Honey starring Jessica Alba. Shawn runs a popular dance competition MOVE that has awarded Be Discovered scholarships to talented dancers. 

Be Discovered booked 7 of the dancers on Honey as well as spoken word artist Dwayne Morgan as the poet in the film. We also supplied 500 background talent to this dance film. 

Watch the trailer for Honey



Watch Shawn's music video for Shiver that features many dancers Be Discovered has booked. 

Dayo Ade

We booked out actor Dayo Ade of Degrassi High fame on TV shows including The Kids in the Hall and Top Cops and a McDonald’s commercial. One of the movies we booked Dayo on is Clement Virgo's award winning 'Rude' that won Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation at the Toronto International Film Festival and was nominated for 8 Genie awards. Dayo has taught industry chats and Q & A's at our Summer in L.A. Other credits include acting roles on Lost, Charmed, Star Trek, Alias, Scrubs and Cracked, to just name some.

Watch the trailer for Rude

Watch Dayo in one of his commercials

Matt Carroll

Be Discovered scouted Matt Carroll at the Be Discovered Hamilton Spectator Talent Search. Within days, we booked him on an Aaron Carter music video. As a result of this booking, he toured the world with Aaron for two years. His first show: Michael Jackson’s 30th anniversary concert at Madison Square Gardens, where he danced for the King of Pop himself and over 20,000 people. Read Dance Spirit’s article that credits us for Matt’s success.

Watch Matt in Aaron Carter's music video

Watch Matt performing for Michael Jackson

Tré Armstrong

You may know Tré as a judge from So You Think You Can Dance Canada and from her teaching at our workshops many years ago. Be Discovered booked her to choreograph for the NBA's Toronto Raptors dancers and to perform on a Donelle Jones music video. We referred her to our U.S. immigration lawyer who helped her obtain her work status for her Missy Elliott tour and to be signed by top agency Bloc. Tré is featured in the Breakin' In: The Making of a Hip Hop Dancer documentary where Be Discovered also placed one of the lead actresses Michelle in the film. Michelle is one of our alumni as she attended our Summer in L.A.  Our very own founder and talent director Diana Uribe was hired by the National Film Board of Canada as a consultant on this movie that premiered at Canadian international documentary film festival (Hot Docs) in Toronto.

Watch the Breakin' In The Making of a Hip Hop Dancer trailer 


Watch the trailer for Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen that Tré and Matt Carroll appear in. Be Discovered booked some of the talent on this film.