PHIL-TAYAG

Bruno Mars Choreographer & Dancer Phil Tayag Talks Bringing the Funk to Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show

How did you link up with Bruno?

Bruno and I had a mutual friend. I did not meet Bruno at the time, but i knew of him in 2008. I was introduced to him and his music [through] footage of him. Producers showed me his stuff and I was like, “Oh wow, he’s great.” Fast-forward [to 2015], I’m working with Bruno Mars, we do the “Uptown Funk” video which was a mega-smash. He actually asked me if I wanted to do the Super Bowl with him, Coldplay and Beyonce in the Bay Area, so it’s like the stars really aligned for this, and I couldn’t be any more grateful.

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