Virgil Gadson is an acclaimed dancer, actor, choreographer, and educator from Philadelphia,PA. Although he is known for his Hip-Hop excellence, he has integrated a broad spectrum of dance genres (Modern, Jazz, African, Ballet, and Tap) into his canon. He has taught classes such as Hip Hop Grooves, History and Foundation Techniques, and Freestyle Training at Broadway Dance Center, Exile Professional Gym, Millennium Dance Complex and other acclaimed dance studios. He has taught masterclasses at NYU, The University of The Arts, Drexel University, and UPenn. Lil O has been a guest artist at multiple dance conventions including Titans of Dance, Shake the Ground, and Turn It Up.
TV show appearances: America’s Got Talent, MTV‘s America’s Best Dance Crew, and placed as a Top 4 finalist on Season 12 of So You Think You Can Dance.
Commercial appearances: Disney, Target, Crown Royal, Samsung, Chase Bank, Rush Card, and Timberland.
Live performances: Janet Jackson, Travis Scott and Sam Smith. In 2014, his Broadway debut as a principal dancer/actor in a Tony nominated show led him towards an award nomination, including his role in an encore production starring Vanessa Hudgens & Anthony Ramos. Fred Astaire Award nominee for “After Midnight” – starring Dule Hill, Fantasia Barrino, Patti LaBelle, Tony Braxton, Babyface, K.D. Lang, and Vanessa Williams.Graffiti Pete in “In The Heights” – starring Vanessa Hudgens & Anthony Ramos.