As a founding member of the LA City Rockers, a notable dance crew formed in 1982 known for their original West Coast style of Popping, Locking, Breaking and early Fusion, Terry went on to perform and choreograph for Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation Project and World Tour. After receiving industry praise for his work with Ms. Jackson, such as his innovative choreography in her Alright and Miss You Much music videos, and following a decade of stage, tours and television with the LA City Rockers. Terry became choreographer to other rising and established artists such as Tony Basil. In 1998, Terry Bixler opened New World Dance, a professional dance school in Santa Clarita, California. After a couple of years of training, NWD jumped into the competition scene.
In 2003 Terry’s students won the American Street Dance Championships, both Jr. and Sr. Divisions. As New World Dance continued to receive top honors from National Dance Competitions, such as Kids Artistic Revue, Nexstar, Bravo, Spotlight, Showstopper, and Fire & Ice, in 2009 the American Street Dance Championships were held in conjunction with the Los Angeles Fitness Expo... and once again, New World Dance was victorious. Terry’s most recent additions to the resume’ include: faculty member of the Triple Threat Dance Convention (Canada), Director of dance for Americas Best New Talent National Competition 2010 (Hollywood), Choreographer for Geffen Recording Artist N.L.T. And Choreographer for the film production “Yellow” Director: Nick Cassavettes. America's Got Talent contestant for his group called "Daditudes"