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The Empire Experience brings you the magic of a live concert, the production and vivaciousness of a Vegas-style theatrical performance, and the interaction only found in Studio54. As an interactive experience, the ambiance of the venue will be designed to fit each month’s theme (from 1920’s flappers and jazz to Motown R&B to 1970’s discotheque) headlined by our very own Pop Sensation and co-creator Fia NyXX, featuring a unique mashup of her original music with well-known hits. A sexy evening of dance and entertainment (to be enjoyed by all genders), you will be imbibing and schmoozing with LA’s top dancers, choreographers and performers in an innovative and creative environment. A two hour performance, the party will continue to bar close with drink specials and a DJ to dance the night away. The show is created by Fia NyXX and Michael De Angelo. 


Meet the Founders

Michael De Angelo, co-founder of The Empire Experience, dancer, choreographer and creative director began his journey as a creator at age 12 when his Harlem Shake brought down the house in an unexpected dance circle. Michael went on to attend Columbia College in Chicago as a dance major training intensely in ballet, modern, jazz, and hip hop. With more than 13 years of experience, Michael is now based in Los Angeles and signed to Go 2 Talent Agency (GTA). He is currently choreographing, creative directing and dancing professionally for artists like Carrie Underwood, brands including Pepsi, Skechers, Tv One and Disney and TV shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show. 

"Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It's the rhythm of your life. It's the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy." 

- Jaques D'Amboise 

Los Angeles-based recording artist and co-founder of The Empire Experience, Fia NyXX adds a unique R&B flair to pop music paying tribute to the soulful sounds of the Motown era. With a masterful vision for storytelling, Fia channels influences Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato while entertaining crowds with larger-than-life performances and emotionally-rich lyrics. 
A veteran in the industry, Fia NyXX has toured the United States and Asia, as part of the girl group ‘SHE’ and released her first solo record in March 2018. The EP entitled 'Everything Girl' was recorded at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL. under the musical direction of multi-platinum producer and mixer Brian Malouf (Michael Jackson, Queen, Madonna), Will McFarlane (Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Bobby "Blue" Bland), Lance Bendiksen (Sarah McLachlan, The Fray) and features players from the iconic Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, 'The Swampers.'   
Fia NyXX has performed at The Avalon Hollywood, White Party, Matinee Vegas, San Jose Pride, New York Fashion Week and 122 shows throughout Asia (as SHE), for crowds of up to 15,000. She has been featured by Billboard Magazine, Getty Images and placed on the iTunes U.S. Top 100 chart on Spotify. She is also a 2018 Telly Award winner for her music video, "Maybe Just Love Me." 
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