The Los Angeles Devil Girls have a reputation for being the best of the best, and our Hit The Floor squad is no different, comprised of award-winning dancers who’ve worked with some of the biggest acts in entertainment and performed for rowdy sports fans across the country. So where do you know them from?
1. SONDI (RESHMA GAJJAR)
Like most Devil Girls, Reshma’s dance past includes big names (Madonna… need we say more?). Reshma not only toured with Madge, but can be seen in her documentary I’m Going To Tell You a Secret. She’s made appearances in The Muppets, (500) Days of Summer and American Beauty, Glee, Two Broke Girls, Outsourced, House Of Lies, Wizards of Waverly Place and That’s So Raven, as well as music videos for Stevie Wonder and Rod Stewart.
Follow Reshma on Twitter: @reshmaggajjar
2. ARELLY (STEPHANIE MOSELEY)
While “rookies are in the back” on Hit The Floor, Stephanie is a front row dancer. Born in Canada, Stephanie’s first major job was as at Tokyo Disney. She then booked a gig with Britney Spears, which led to years of traveling the world with top artists such as Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Rihanna, Usher, Chris Brown, and Eve. Stephanie can be seen as Jamie Foxx’s wife in Unpredictable as well as The Twilight Saga: Break Dawn Part 1, Mirror Mirror, Idlewild, and Hellcats.
Follow Stephanie on Twitter: @Haselstar
3. DANIELLE (KATRINA NORMAN)
Katrina left her home in Arizona at 16 to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Since then, she’s been on television shows such as Castle, 90210, Victorious and CSI and danced for many different projects.
Follow Katrina on Twitter: @KatrinaLNorman
4. BILLIE (ALAINA HOOLIHAN)
Barely out of high school, Alaina audition for her dance agency while on a vacation to Los Angeles in 2011. From there she was sent straight to audition for Hit The Floor, landing the role of a wide-eyed Devil Girl rookie. She since packed up her life in Ohio and moved West to take on her first professional acting and dancing job on HTF.
Follow Billie on Twitter: @BillieDevilGirl
Follow Alaina on Twitter: @AlainaHoolihan
5. AHSHA HAYES (TAYLOUR PAIGE)
The Los Angeles native has been training with famed actress and dancer Debbie Allen since she was a little girl, booking a role in High School Musical 3 while she was still in high school. While studying at Loyola Marymount, Taylour acted in several national commercials, played a featured Cheerio on Glee, and danced as a Los Angeles Laker Girl.
Follow Ahsha on Twitter: @AhshaDevilGirl
Ahsha on Facebook
Follow Taylour on Twitter: @TaylourPaige
6. JORDAN (CARLY ANDERSON)
Carly has made appearances on television shows Vegas, iCarly, Glee, Dancing With the Stars, CSI and Greek, and performed live on The X Factor, The Voice, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the Kid Choice Awards with musical acts like Florence + the Machine, Taylor Swift, and Big Time Rush.
Follow Carly on Twitter: @charlitabanana
Curious about what Carly’s HTF audition process was like? Check out the video below.
7. KYLE HART (KATHERINE BAILESS)
Actress Katherine Bailess brings a unique Southern spin to her spicy character, Kyle. A trained triple threat, the actress-dancer-singer has been seen on television shows like One Tree Hill, Gilmore Girls, and NCIS, and the films From Justin to Kelly and Bring It On Again.
Follow Kyle on Twitter: @KyleDevilGirl
Follow Katherine on Twitter: @KatBailess
8. ROMY (MICHELLE “JERSEY” MANISCALCO)
Jersey can be seen in Burlesque, Glee, Bring It On: All or Nothing, MTV’s Dance Life, The Wade Robinson Project, and many national commercials. Jersey has danced with Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyoncé, Shakira, Pitbull, Usher, Ashlee Simpson, Craig David, My Chemical Romance and as a Philadelphia Eagles cheerleader. When she’s not on stage, she also teaches at the esteemed Millennium Dance Complex in Hollywood, Calif.
Follow Michelle on Twitter: @jerseyluv7
9. DESIREE (COURTNEY GALIANO)
This former Knicks City Dancer is most well-known for her time as a contestant on So You Think You Can Dance, as well as appearance on Glee. Shortly after auditioning for Hit The Floor, Courtney was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis and has created the organization Beat M.S. which helps raise money for research.
Follow Desiree on Twitter: @DesireeDevilGirl
Follow Courtney on Twitter: @CourtneyGaliano
10. KARISA (MONICA SOTO)
An award-winning cheerleader growing up, Monica went on to dancer for the Los Angeles Clippers. She crossed over to the world of film with roles in Disaster Movie, The Hot Chick, and Bring It On: All Or Nothing and Bring It On Again.
11. NICOLE (STARKESHA BROWN)
The former San Diego Chargers cheerleader is no stranger to the basketball court, having spent a year dancing for the NBA. Currently working in her first television role, she’s also made appearances in music videos and national commercials.
12. CHARLIE (ALLISON HOLKER)
This So You Think You Can Dance All-Star plays Charlie, a second-year Devil Girl veteran. Allison can be seen in both High School Musical and High School Musical 2, has toured with several big name stars like Demi Lovato and Clay Aiken, and performed on The X Factor.
Follow Charlie on Twitter: @CharlieDevGirl
Follow Allison on Twitter: @Allisonholker
13. JELENA HOWARD (LOGAN BROWNING)
Devil Girl captain and Hit The Floor super-villain has appeared in television series like Summerland, Meet The Browns, Pair of Kings, and The Secret Circle, the 2007 film Bratz: The Movie, and Dijon Talton’s “Wild Out” music video.
14. MASON (CAITLIN CARVER)
Television credits include Southland, Nashville, and Drop Dead Diva. She has also danced at many award shows, including the MTV Video Music Awards and the Billboard Music Awards.
Need more of the Devil Girls in your life? Follow the squad on Facebook, keep up with all the gossip and drama off the court by heading to The Locker Room, and catch an all-new episode of Hit The Floor Monday at 9/8 C.
[Photo Credit: Ron P. Jaffe]