Starting out in music, art or dance can be hard. What’s more challenging is continuing to push forward when everything seems to be stacked against you. We teamed up with three inspirational ambassadors for DISCOVER SERIES, who have met the same challenges earlier in their careers.
Parri$ Goebel is an award winning New Zealand born choreographer. Parri$ has worked with artists including Little Mix, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Janet Jackson. Career highlights include the Grammy award performance in 2018 with Rihanna as well as directing and choreographing the 13 music videos for Justin Biebers Purpose album in 2015.
How would you describe your daily style?
A: Casual with Sass
What is your favourite brand at Platypus Shoes?
As a child, what did you imagine you’d be doing now?
A: It would be exactly what I’m doing now
When you’re not dancing/choreographing what could we find you doing?
A: Eating OR spending time with family
What do you love most about what you do?
A: I love that I get to be my own boss
What has been your favourite moment in your career so far?
A: Working with all the artists that were on my bucket list.
Was there a moment in your career when you felt you were DISCOVERED?
A: Booking my first big artist – Jennifer Lopez
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Why did you want to get involved with Platypus Shoes & #DISCOVERSERIES?
A: I’m really passionate about young people and helping them achieve their dreams. I really love the platform that platypus is offering creatives like myself. It’s well needed
How do you think an aspiring artist will benefit from #DISCOVERSERIES?
A: We all have a dream! Sometimes we all just need that big break to make the world see what we got to offer
If you could give one important piece of advice to any aspiring artist reading this, what would it be?
A: BE FEARLESS
For the winner of our Instagram Competition, can you give an insight into what your mentoring session will involve?
A: Tips and tricks to what has made me successful
FAST 5 in 5!
Dancing or Choreographing? Dancing
Music Video or Live Stage? Live Stage
Monochrome or Multicolour? Multicolour
Early bird or Night Owl? Night Owl
Sneakers or Boots? Sneakers