Kent Boyd got his start as runner up on Season 7 of Fox’s hit dance competition reality show SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE. Immediately after completing the show he departed on a 40 city tour around the US with the top 10 dancers and various ‘All Stars’ from past seasons. Kent returned to SYTYCD in Season 8 as an “All Star” in addition to an encore performance on the finale. Kent has appeared in multiple episodes of the Disney Channel hit show SHAKE IT UP, Fox’s GLEE & MOBBED, and can also be seen as a recurring role on the ABC Family series BUNHEADS.
He has danced for stars such as Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa (AMAs), Zendaya, and has appeared on Dancing With the Stars, Good Morning America, Ellen, and The View. Kent shot a lead role in the independent feature film STEPPING HIGH and Disney Channel production TEEN BEACH MOVIE & TEEN BEACH MOVIE 2. Kent has also produced and starred in Disney’s digital show “Free Period.” He’s choreographed music videos for Vanessa Hudgens, Becky G, Franz, Stand Up to Cancer, and assisted for Dua Lipa on the Billboard awards.
Kent continues to appear at various dance workshops around the country, including Hollywood Vibe. In 2017 he was award favorite convention teacher by the Industry Dance Awards. He’s currently a member of Entity, a Los Angeles based contemporary company.
His hometown is Wapakoneta, OH, and loves making art!