“Always invest and be great at what you do, never forgetting the greatest investment will be in the people you encounter.”
A native Texan, Misty RasconSmith has been professionally working in the dance industry for more than 14 years. She has had the opportunity to work various areas of this competitive industry including music videos, commercials, television/ live performances, and print. Through out this time she has grown in experience, skill, as well as perspective. She is a passionate, innovative, and quirky woman who believes there's room for everyone and their unique giftings. This game changer was made to IMAGINE, CREATE, and IMPACT today's culture. With a heart devoted to see true transformation in people and our culture combined with her professional experience and skill, Misty is a force to be reckoned with. She has embraced her wild journey, sharing the following credits that have facilitated who she is today. She has worked with numerous recording artists such as Natasha Beddingfield, Janelle Monae, Vanessa Hudgens, Kirk Franklin, Christina Aguilera, Pink, Britney Spears, Snoop Dogg, and Daniel Powter just to name a few. You may have seen her in national commercials for Sunkist, Pepsi, Nike and Sears. She can be seen in a popular episode of CBS’s hit show “How I Met Your
Mother” (Robin Sparkles episode). In addition, Misty has been a series
regular dancer and body double for Nickelodeon’s “Taina” and PSAs.
She has danced for several award shows including the American Music
Awards, Soul Train Awards, and the Latin Grammy’s. At only five foot one
inch, Misty has modeled/danced for an Adidas industrial and Tarbell
industrial (featured soloist). In addition to dancing, Misty has appeared in
print ads for American Greeting Cards, Best Buy, Avery, and more. Her
extensive dance training, including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, salsa,
hip hop, and more, has enabled her to balance commercial work with
concert work (European tour with Instincts Live Media Dance). She
currently dances and choreographs for Word In Motion Dance Company,
featured on ABC Family's One-Cubed USA and JCTV. She has successfully
choreographed for a wide range of venues and individuals, including GX
International (YWAM), Cisco Industrial, Corp Bara Dance Company, The
Recipe Men (LA based dance company, now known as The Recipe
Company), Nikki “Faithful” Franklin, LeCrae, La Unbound, and most
recently The RRBCS in Houston, Texas. Some recent fun performances
include Firestone, HP, and the debut of “The Stories from The Shack” at
Wamu Theater. Her ability to instruct all levels and numerous genres of
dance has enabled her to instruct for the following: Edge Performing Arts
Center, Debbie Reynold’s, Word In Motion’s Dance Festival, Cross
Connection, Groove Street, Project Dance New York, and various intensives and master classes across the United States. She currently teaches for Dance Revolution, a well respected faith based dance convention. She's directed Conekt-LA Art Center and co-directed the Word In Motion Discipleship Program. (For more information regarding Word In Motion please visit www.wordinmotion.com). Through these avenues, Misty develops, directs, lectures, and mentors. She is a transparent
leader that speaks boldly from a heart motivated by a passion necessary
for change, purpose, excellence, and acceleration. Her compassion combined
with her humor continues to captivate audiences of all ages and professions.
Misty is an innovator in all ways and has created her very own style
“Tribal Funk”. She has developed something that many describe as a movement
that impacts people through dance, music, and clothing. (For more information
regarding Tribal Funk please visit www.tribalfunkdance.com). Her various styles
of choreography and classes have been described as challenging, yet inspirational.
After years of experience and much personal growth, Misty has discovered the meaning and purpose of her dancing and choreography and is devoted to challenging and encouraging others to do the same in both life and dance. She claims both her husband, Joseph, and son, Tymin, have taught her the importance of giving and building up one another in all areas whenever possible. “Always invest and be great at what you do, never forgetting the greatest investment will be in the people you encounter.”
Do not copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think.
Then you will learn to know God's will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.