NBC’s World of Dance is the world’s most competitive dance competition, where celebrity judges Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo, Derek Hough, and host/mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum watch incredible dancers compete for a whopping $1 million prize. From hip hop to tap, break dancing to ballroom, it’s a celebration of all things dance, and we’re pumped to give you a look at each and every amazing dancer, duo, and crew. Let’s meet P.L.A.Y.


Style: Contemporary: 8 members

Category: Team

From: New York, N.Y.

Who they are: P.L.A.Y. is a collective of eight contemporary dancers from Pilobolus Dance Theater, an internationally acclaimed dance company popular for its diverse collaborations that break the barriers between creative disciplines. They incorporate their expertise from Broadway, Metropolitan Opera House, and Momix to form an unstoppable dance ensemble.

Where to catch them: Follow them on Instagram @p.l.a.ydancecollective to keep up.

Stackin’ in the studio ?… #dance #partnering #playasgonnaplay #playdancecollective #playmates

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Sunday Funday… now ya see me, now ya don’t #playmates #playdancecollective #boingboing

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