Hip Hop and Break Dance Instructor
A dancer for the past 8 years, Chad has vast experience in the Portland area Hip Hop and Break Dancing scene. Chad started dancing in 4th grade, where he gained a dance foundation at various local studios. Chad has been mentored by Dynasty Dance Zone owners, Bunky and Sara, and owes lots of his dance knowledge to fellow B-Boy, Levi, who has strongly influenced his style and ability. Chad has been able to offer his skills to the Riverdale Elementary school, where he participated in an after school dance program.
Major dance achievements include Regional Dancer of the Year at the American Dance Awards Competition and also auditioning for America’s Got Talent. In addition to performing, Chad was also the assistant choreographer for Riverdale High School’s production of Footloose the Musical.
“Dancing is without a doubt my passion. A lesson I strive to teach is that every young dancer should not only be taught how to do a move, but also how to make it their own.” -Chad