Hollywood Launch is committed to providing the best training in an empowering environment. Our Hollywood Launch instructors and guest master class teachers are diverse, distinguished, and experienced to ensure that the students are getting the very best triple threat training.
Veda Burton is the C.E.O. of Hollywood Launch, and has quite a reputation for launching some of the major kid and teen talent in Hollywood today! She is also the owner of the world famous Rage Performing Arts Complex, a 13,000 square foot performing arts facility in the San Fernando Valley that is a mecca for rising young talent.
She has developed talents like Taylor Lautner (Twilight), Boo Boo Stewart (Twilight), Corbin Bleu (High School Musical), Mitchell Musso (Hannah Montana), Ashley Benson (Pretty Little Liars), Riker Lynch (Glee).
As a mother of 3 successful kids in the entertainment industry, Veda has worked on all sides of the entertainment business and is uniquely qualified to see the potential in a talented performer, develop them, and help launch their careers. In the dance industry her reputation is worldwide, and her current Rage Dancers are often seen appearancing on America’s Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance, The View, The Ellen Show, The Maury Show, The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and much more. You cannot watch television or movies without seeing some of the talented kids that have come across Veda’s path through her 25 years in the business!
Jonathan George, C.E.O. of JG Entertainment, has been creating rock stars in the entertainment world for over 20 years. His success comes from his unmatched ability to identify the talents, gifts, and abilities in people and his ability to cultivate those into greatness. Check out Jonathan's reel here
Melissa Navarro is a Salvadoran American woman who understands that performing should always be intentional, passionate, and honest. She has appeared in a Disney Infinity Challenge commercial challenge with Cameron Boyce. Melissa has performed at various venues such as The House of Blues, The Hard Rock, and The Hollywood Bowl. She appeared on Latin X Factor in Miami as well as La Banda. Melissa starred in a film for HBO Outfest “Whittier Boulevard” as Sheila. Performing has been a vital part of her life and she loves giving back to the community. Melissa was accepted into the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. While studying she was the artistic director as well as co-founder of the Color Box Production Company which had sold out shows. Melissa recently graduated from UCLA and is dedicated to pursing her passions. Wherever she performs is her playground.
Brittany is one of our most requested and loved vocal and songwriting master class coaches for the last 10 years. She has recently worked with Laura Marano from Austin and Ally, Kevin McHale from Glee, Benny Cassette signed to Warner Brothers and Good Music, Simon Cowell's label Syco, The Stereotypes who produced 24k Magic, and many other artists and producers. She signed her publishing deal this year and has recently signed a major label deal for her solo artist project! .
RAGE DANCE FACULTY
Hollywood Launch is part of the Rage Entertainment Complex. That means that Hollywood Launch students will be taught by the best hip hop instructors in L.A. The training they receive will be from top choreographers and dancers with professional experience in the entertainment world.