Break the Floor dancers cut ties with Travis Wall

× Travis Wall taken off tour with Break the Floor dance company following Star investigation After canceling the Australian leg of its US tour, global DJ Travis Wall has been dropped by his dance…

Break the Floor dancers cut ties with Travis Wall

× Travis Wall taken off tour with Break the Floor dance company following Star investigation

After canceling the Australian leg of its US tour, global DJ Travis Wall has been dropped by his dance company, Break the Floor, to which he and fellow DJ Tiësto have both given their lives.

Wall and fellow Break the Floor dancer Breanna Laforet were among three people accused of groping women on a previous Australian tour.

Wall was alleged to have subjected four women to a specific form of sexual misconduct — grabbing them by the breasts and bum over their clothes while at a hotel party during the preceding tour, which ended in May.

On Wednesday, DanceVibes.com, a site dedicated to DJ culture and dance, reported that Break the Floor chief executive Edwin Wu and board chairman Dai-Fu Son had replaced Wall as the group’s new artistic director following a board meeting in London.

Break the Floor announced the departure of Travis Wall. Courtesy Break the Floor

But in a tweet posted on Thursday, Wu said he had been forced to make the decision.

“Travis has been managing Break the Floor for the past seven years,” he wrote. “He’s done an excellent job and we wish him much success going forward.”

Travis Wall. Credit: BROKEN ROOM

Break the Floor was formed in 2007, but it gained international fame in 2010 when its original members — which included Wall, Tiësto and Mido — performed in a small-scale show in Los Angeles called Crash: The Musical.

According to radio show “Dance World” in Australia, the new company is headed by Breanna Laforet, all members of Wall’s original group and were married in December 2011.

The performance was billed as “the first mens acting ensemble.” Wall and the production’s executive producer were revealed as Lauren Castile and Howard Smith.

Break the Floor’s earlier announcement said Breanna Laforet would replace Travis Wall. Credit: Break the Floor

“As an artist herself and a wife, Breanna will bring to the company a unique relationship with music,” Wu said.

“Break the Floor is a production company that makes danceable music and we continue to grow our global reputation with our unique production approach.”

Break the Floor was originally created by Travis Wall and Tiësto. Credit: Break the Floor

Wall, who founded Break the Floor in 2007 and performs under the name Travis Scott, has denied all the accusations.

“I would like to say that I regret this controversy as it should not have become the center of attention while my beautiful wife, Breanna, is celebrating her birthday,” he wrote on Twitter in October.

“Breanna and I have a very private marriage and when it comes to being an artist we appreciate that our creations, while extremely important, should never be a distraction.

“From the bottom of my heart I would like to sincerely apologize for my actions.”

Wall originally posted a statement on Twitter in October in response to the allegations

Since Wednesday, Break the Floor has altered its site to show a new statement denying the allegations

Breaking its relationship with Wall came after Break the Floor announced the cancellation of the remainder of its US tour — 12 shows, the company’s first in 15 years — citing “several inappropriate allegations made against our three touring artists.”

Two of the tour’s organizers — A/R Live and Center St. Presents — said in separate statements that they “immediately reviewed” the situation.

“We reached out to the artists and apologized to them for the way they have been portrayed by some of their fans,” A/R Live said in a statement to the official Guitar World website.

The statements confirmed that the allegations about Wall followed a Facebook Live broadcast live from the hotel where the festival party was held. It confirmed one complaint to the authorities in Australia.

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