RONI BLAK relocated to Los Angeles from her native Canada in 1989 to pursue her career in the arts. Although her primary focus is still MNR Dance Factory and the MNR Dance Team, Roni also works as a commercial actress and professional choreographer.
Roni has appeared in commercials for Corvette, Toyota, Price Waterhouse-Cooper’s, and Barclay’s Bank, with Gary Oldman & Donald Sutherland, Microsoft, and will be seen internationally in her most recent spot for Chevron. (See slideshows)
She works as a choreographer & movement coach for television commercials, industrial stage shows (VidalSassoon) and music videos working with renowned directors such as, Guy Ritchie, Andrew Douglas, Dante Ariola, and Mark Romanek.
Her recent credits include Grey Goose Vodka, Pirelli Tires, The Playboy Channel, Vidal Sassoon, and Fox Sports Net.
Most recently, she worked as the choreographer for Naomi Campbell (see picture) for the short film “The Call” starring John Malkovich and Naomi Campbell, shot entirely on location in Rome, Italy.
Her choreography awards for MnR Dance Team include;
Best Choreography 2007 Hollywood Vibe
Best Choreography 2007 Encore Productions
Best Choreography 2006 BRAVO1st Place Encore Nationals Jr. Duet Trio & Large Group Lyrical
In November 2006, Roni won the prestigious pas de deux award for choreography for her piece 'THE LAST GOODBYE', at the Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival in Palm Desert, CA.
Best Choreography 2002/2005 Encore Showcase
Best Jr. Production 2003 Kids Artistic Revue,
Outstanding Choreography Onstage New York Nationals 2005.
'Roni would like to welcome all the new and returning students to their 2008-2009 season.