Victor Smalley was born and raised in Miami. At the age of 14, inspired by his mother, he began taking dance classes. He started as a Liturgical dancer, and his passion for this genre led him to train in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Lyrical and Contemporary dance. He performed with the Friends of Time Dance Company in Dallas, and this first experience performing in front of an audience of thousands was the springboard for his dance career.
Victor is well known for his first big break as a finalist on season six of the hit show So You Think You Can Dance. While on the series he had the honor of working with choreographers Mia Michaels, Sonya Tayeh, Tyce DiOrio, Travis Wall, and Stacey Tookey, among others. Victor was extremely inspired by Mia Michaels, whom he claims, “changed his life.”
He has become sought after in the dance world for his contemporary choreography and his numbers win consistently at both regional and national dance competitions. Victor’s love for his students leads him to devote the majority of his time to their growth as artists.