SRI LANKA - Danslärare
Michael Nathaniel Taylor- better known under the artist name Sri Lanka - is the CEO of the Worldwide fameous Dancegroup RIfical Team and has more than 10 years experience as a professional dancer, choreographer and entertainer.
Before leading and founding Rifical Team he was one of the founding members of the Group M.O.B. (Men Of Business), which also has gain WorldWide recognition. The Group was founded in 2007, where they became the Winner of JCDC Reggae World Dance Championship and the year after M.O.B got awarded as the Best New DanceCrew (2008). In 2007 and 2008 the Group went performing in Cayman Island and in 2009 M.O.B. performed in five different Cities in England.
After some succesfull but hectic years the Group split into two in the year of 2010 and Rifical Team was born. The Year after (2011) Rifical Team made their break through in the International Tv-Show ”In The Dance”, where they performed in the Partyscenes, at the Battles and at the big Stageshows. Same Year the team won the Television Singing-Competition ” Run The Track” and got the opportunety to perfom live at Sum Fest 2011 (Dancehall Night).
In 2017 Rifical Team is by far one of the most popular and well-known Dance-Team from Jamaica, and since 2012 Sri Lanka Rifical as a Solo Dancer and Individual Artist has got a lot of regonition too. He has been nominated for male dancer of the year several times, and been around the globe for showcasing his talent and spread the jamaican Dance-Culture. In 2012, 2013 and 2015 Sri Lanka went around Russia; in 2013,2014 and 2015 he went around Europe and in 2015 and 2016 he went Japan. Sri Lanka also inviting People back to Jamaica. Together with his Partner Amalie Zaar and his Crewmember Sawasap Riical, he will bring people around the Globe to Jamaica to make them understand his dances and the jamaican Dance-Culture in general.
Sri Lanka is seen as one of the most innovative, creative and talented dancers from Jamaica with with a high Spiritual Energy and compleks Bodymovements and Flow. It has not only made him popular amoung dancers, but also amoung the Dancehall Artists. For a decade he has been working with artists like Future Fambo, ChiChiChing, Munga, Mr.Vegas, Gage, the Whole M.B.R Records Production and many many more, and the last couple of year he has been the Choreographer and main dancer for Richie Stephensen, promoting SkaTek around the World. His choreography- and Danceskills has also been used for big StageShows, Theater and Commercials.