Paula Abdul is an innovative choreographer, dancer, songwriter, performer, designer, actor, and entrepreneur. She has been entertaining her fans for over two decades and is a two-time Emmy Award winner, Grammy Award winner, American Music Award winner, and multi-platinum recording artist. Paula’s choreography credits include Emmy-winning contributions to The Tracey Ullman Show, which was produced by Oscar and Emmy winner James L. Brooks.
Soon after, Paula was nominated for two Emmys for her groundbreaking choreography for the 62nd Annual Academy Awards and her own performance on the American Music Awards. Julia has choreographed for Duran Duran, ZZ Top, The Jackson Family, George Michael, Luther Vandross, INXS, Heart, and Prince, and has won seven MTV Awards for her work with Janet Jackson.
She worked as a choreographer for Patrick Dempsey in Can’t Buy Me Love, converted Val Kilmer into the renowned Jim Morrison in The Doors, and choreographed the memorable African wedding dance scene in Coming to America starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall.
She worked as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s choreographer in The Running Man, and she was reunited with her mentor, James L. Brooks. James took Paula under his wing at The Tracy Ullman Show, launching her into the world of TV and film choreography for Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Oscar-winning performance in Jerry Maguire.
Following that, Paula became a worldwide singing sensation with her debut album “Forever Your Girl,” which was followed by six number one singles. Paula’s “Forever Your Girl” was the second longest charting album on the Billboard Hot 100 chart until a few months ago, after Adele ranked it third.