Born & raised Londoner, Ivan Michael Blackstock began as an established working dancer and went on to work on music videos, advertising and dance productions with artists such as Kylie Minogue, Pet Shop Boys (World tour), 2012 Olympics Ceremony, ZooNation, and Dancing with the Stars USA. After establishing a successful commercial career, Ivan went on to create his own artistic work and this led to the creation of the critically acclaimed production ‘A Harlem Dream’ at The Young Vic, where Ivan was formerly appointed Associate Artist. His work can be described as intense, thought- provoking and political dance theatre. Ivan is now Founder and Artistic Director of CRXSS PLATFXRM. An artistic agency celebrating what’s next in Street Culture showcasing and platforming some of the most exciting Street Culture global talent changing the cultural landscape through collaboration, curation and delivering high profile partnership events and consultancy for major cultural institutions and brands including Nike, Red Bull, Greenwich Peninsula, Southbank Centre and Ace Hotel.Locked Pro Plan feature
Inaugural Nowness Awards 2019.