Kenichi Ebina, was no discovery

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  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    Check out his resume. He was a producer plant.
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    [TD="width: 451"]About Kenichi
    Kenichi Ebina is a solo self-taught dance performer, started out dancing Freestyle HipHopand expanding his style to Poppin’, Lockin’, Mime, House, Jazz, Contemporary and Ethnic dance. Kenichi’s unique dance show with illusion effects of sound, light and visualentertains a lot of people who are not even interested in performing arts.

    In 2001, Kenichi founded a dance group with all Japanese dancers, BiTriP.
    BiTriP won 1st place in the grand championship of “Amateur Night†at the world famousApollo Theater in 2001 and were the first and only Japanese grand champions. In 2007, Kenichi appeared on dance contest in “Showtime at the Apollo†as a solo performer and became the grand champion of the 2007 season after winning 7 times <VIDEO>. Kenichi is the only two-time grand champion in Apollo theater history.

    Kenichi has performed at many events, TV shows and has taught in USA, Europe, Russia, China, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Morocco and Australia. Kenichi has also performed, directed and choreographed for many projects and dance and theater companies.

    Ebina Performing Arts' first full-length show premiered at Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. Also, Kenichi was invited to be a speaker at TED 2007. (TED is annual conference where thousands of celebrities attend to listen and watch 50 presenters such as former US president, Novel prize winners, presidents of large corporations, prominent inventers, artists, etc.)

    Currently Kenichi is appearing on US TV show, "Angelina Ballerina" on PBS KIds as featured dance performer <VIDEO>. Also he has been performing for high class show club, "The BOX" in NYC and London, and "The ACT" in Las Vegas.

    He started his full-length one-man show (80min) in October, 2012.

    Some other Kenichi’s acknowledged credits:
    - Cirque du Soleil's special event show
    - USA TV program, "Maury Show" as Outrageous Talent performer <VIDEO>
    - French TV program, "Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde"
    - China Central TV program, "International Humour Festival" and "The King of Comedy"
    - HunanChina TV program, "The King of Comedy"
    - Japanese TV program, "KAMIWAZA", Champion
    - Japanese TV program, "Zoom In Super", "Hanamaru Market", "Sukkiri!!", "Girugamesshu LIGHT", "El Mundo", "World No.1s' Showtime", "Kinsuma"
    - "Absinthe", Australian Open Tennis 2009, Melbourne, Australia
    - "F-1 Monaco Grand Prix 2011", Monte Carlro, Monaco
    - "Circurious" at the Disney Wonder Cruise Shiip, Mexico
    - "Singapore's Best Dance Crew", judge, workshop, performance, Singapore
    - The Japanese Embassy's 60th Anniversary event with Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel
    - "LifeBall 2009", Vienna, Austria
    - Kollaboration 9, Champion
    - Private party shows for Madonna, Simon Cowell, Royal Family of Morocco Kingdom, etc
    - Neil Young concert dancer, “Greendaleâ€
    - Alvin Ailey Summer Camp Instructor
    - Actor and choreographer for Japanese drama, “Manhattan Diariesâ€


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  2. Dump Button

    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    Well soon he can add performances at various county fairs to his resume. And he is also set for the next 40 years with a handsome income stream
     
  3. beetlejosh

    beetlejosh I got a head that's large Gold

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    [video=youtube;_zpOc9n7dlI]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zpOc9n7dlI[/video]
     
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    beetlejosh I got a head that's large Gold

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    Takei can dance circles around Kenichi!

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  5. itpdude

    itpdude New Member

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    They should call the show "Second Chance Charlies" or something.
     
  6. Pigsaw

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    Are you accusing the producers of a reality show from knowing the outcome beforehand?

    THAT'S BLASPHEMY!!!

    "It's still real to me dammit!"
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  7. RobsDad

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    Maybe I'm a rube, but how was he a plant?

    Obviously the guy didn't just jump out of rice patty, and be able to dance like that. he must have had some sort of professional experience or training.

    Just like the comedian. He said he's struggled in small clubs for years.

    All of them just didn't come out of the woodwork. They had to ply their craft somewhere.
     
  8. itpdude

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    I tend to agree with you in a way but the problem is that AGT heavily promotes the aspect that they are looking for "undiscovered" talent.

    You've got it right with a lot of these people who are over 25 or whatever. They've been working at it for a while somewhere.

    I think the prob people have is how AGT promotes it.

    It's like the million dollar thing. Yeah, a million bucks over a few decades. . . . .
     
  9. Kamie

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    I heard it was an annuity over 40 YEARS? Is that correct?
     
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    itpdude New Member

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    It's something like that.

    The winner can take a lump, though, which at an interest rate of 5%, the present value is around $140k.
     
  11. Super Dave

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    Reading about Kenichi it seems he is always State side, so what is up with the story about his wife and daughter back in Japan, are they being held hostage?
     
  12. Joe Bauers

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    I'm so glad that , I have no idea who this guy is, Or why it was brought up. :uscratch:
     
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    I think you're right. It's either 25 or 35 years.
     
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    I didn't hear that... wow.
     
  15. Super Dave

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    It says 40 years in the show credits.
     
  16. itpdude

    itpdude New Member

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    Every one of these contestants have some kind of pity-story. Every fucking one of them.

    This guy has PTSD from Iraq, this gal was a housewife for years, this guy had an uncle who died a week after 9/11.

    It's sooooo fucking dumb. Is it a talent contest or a pity party?
     
  17. itpdude

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    If AGT paid Pelican the $15M over 40 years, he'd decline saying it really wasn't $15M. And he'd be correct.

    But he will say that $1M over 40 years is really $1M.

    Just another convenient lie The Pelican goes along with.
     
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    Totally agree. I'm so sick of all of these shows trying to get the "back story" on their contestants. I guess they know if they let them perform and that was it, it would be like a 20 minute show. So they drag it out with their sad past stories... dead parents, sick siblings, foreclosed homes... such drama. It gets old fast. And I agree: if the Japanese dancer has a wife and child at home in Japan, WTF is he doing performing consistently in the USA? And is he an American, btw?? :facepalm:
     
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    I can hear Nick Cannon mangling a proper title and saying "America Don't Have Talent."
     
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    Nemo Beer Can Thick Gold

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    Sob stories were amazing for everyone but Jimmy Rose according to the wigged fraud.
    Stern trying not to be racist/sexist/homophobic is amazing.
    Howard took multiple dumps on Middle America with Cami and Jimmy Rose.
    Early on Howard thanked the flying Negros for going to school.