"Who knows where a dream might lead? One wish may be all you need." - From The Golden Mickeys, performed on the Disney Dream and Disney Wonder.
Parker Blakely is a native of Pendleton, Oregon and has been dancing since the age of 10. He started dancing with Jr. Jam and continued with Esprit and four of those years being part of Pendleton High School’s Rhythmic Mode. On Rhythmic Mode, he held the co-captain and captain position during his junior and senior year of high school and was awarded the “All-State Team” as well as the dance scholarship. At Thunderbird Dance Camp in 2011-2012, he was awarded the all-star team. In 2012 he received Mr. Thunderbird. In May of 2017, he will be graduating from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance and a minor in Integrated Educational Studies. He is currently represented by McDonald Selznick Associates, a Los Angeles-based agency, and is planning on pursuing a professional dance career following graduation. Parker is currently employed by Disney as a parade performer at Disneyland, while being quite active on the Chapman University campus as a four-year member of the Chapman University Dance Team.