Originally from Europe, Cedric Botelho brings a unique energy and vision to the dance industry nationwide. Influenced by dance hall, hip hop, and pop culture, his work is diverse and reflects his passion to create something fresh and unparalleled.
Soon after moving to Los Angeles, Cedric began dancing and performing for top artists such as Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, David Guetta, Jermaine Jackson, Lil Kim and R Kelly. He has also appeared on national and international commercials for XBOX, Party City and Happy Socks (David Lachapelle). Taking his experiences through assisting numerous choreographers, Cedric began co-choreographing for JoJo, Will Smith, Kelis and Erike Jayne.
His own work is receiving worldwide attention, recently choreographing music videos and live performances for American and Latin artists such as Flo-Rida, T-Pain, Wisin and Yandel Chino y Nacho, Don Omar, Luny Tunes and Eat. His creativity also allowed him to bring his vision to life into dance competitions and movies.
Fun, genuine and a desire to share his passion and knowledge, Cedric loves to teach and bring to life studios and his students. He encourages dancers to 'dance for fun, cause it's fun to dance!"
Here is what to expect if you take one of Cedric's Classes at Playground LA:
Reggae/Dancehall: An introduction to Caribbean grooves and steps! Fun class for all levels, high energy, positive vibes and lots of sweat! (All Levels.)
Performance Hip Hop: Energetic Hip Hop Choreography focusing on performance to let the star in you shine. (Intermediate/Advanced)