Entourage Expo, an artist development live music production developed in 2016 by Miami, Florida native Zipporah Hayes. Entourage Expo is a creative performing arts platform for up and coming/local artists to get exposure, training, professional guidance, and support towards their dreams of becoming a professional artist. This program develops local talent to prepare them for commercial mainstream entertainment opportunities. Entourage Expo artists have had the opportunity to share the stage with national recording artists Regina Bell, Case, Flo’Rida, Trina, Jamison Ross, Color Me Badd, Ike and Val Woods, Bobby Rush, Angela Winbush, and more. Artists have completed several commercial and music video projects such as the VH1 Save the Music Foundation with Love and Hip Hop Stars Burger King Corporation Commercial, "No guidance" music video featuring international recording artists and entertainer Chris Brown, television show), Crunch Bar Commercial, In The Mix (local and more. Participating artists have caught the attention of Talent Agencies, Production Companies, Elite Producers, Media Professionals, and more.
Entourage Expo participating artists have been featured in The Miami Herald, The Miami Times, The South Florida Times, The Miami New Times, Miami’s Community Newspapers, The Westside Gazette, Current Miami, and The Voyage Miami. They have also had the honor to have the presence of and receive constructive feedback on their performance from national recording artists and producers Cainon Lamb of 12th and Ocean Entertainment and R&B recording artist Urban Mystic, and more.
Entourage Expo encompasses a collective of passionate singers, dancers, musicians, and hip-hop lyricists from ages 5 and up. This vision has allowed, over a 4-year period, to date, a cumulative total of over approx. 40 artists to enhance and develop their individual artistry through a 16-week artist development curriculum that consists of choreography training, vocal training, interview training, image consultation, artist development workshops and more. This program allow artists of all ethnicities to experience a sense of family, freedom, synergy, exposure, confidence building, and develop long lasting friendships during the 16-week artist development process.
Entourage Expo is currently in motion for year 5 of another innovative production that will be seen through technology and performing arts set for June 20th, 2020 at The Mary Ann Wolfe Theater (WUC-100) Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus located at 3000 N.E. 151st street North Miami, Florida 33181; Time: 5 pm Red Carpet and 7 pm promptly, showtime!