Erik Saradpon

Hip Hop Choreographer/ Director

Director Of Hip Hop
TEMECULA DANCE COMPANY

Founder/Executive Director
FORMALITY

Executive Producer
PLATFORM CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWCASE

Executive Producer
URBAN LEGENDS HIP HOP WORKSHOP

RECENT WORK

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BIO

Erik Saradpon is a nationally-distinguished choreographer & teacher. A graduate of San Diego State University in Public Administration, Erik has dedicated his talents in empowering the lives of the youth by engaging them in positive lifestyles & healthy alternatives through music & dance. He is known for founding/directing national champions, FORMALity, a professional hip-hop dance company. Since its birth in 1996, FORMALity has been featured on The Ellen Show and has done industrials for Pepsi, Sea World, and Paul Mitchell. Some of Erik’s notable teaching credits include Studio A, Culture Shock, APA, SDSU, UCSD, & UC Berkeley & ESPN National Champions, Carlsbad HS. His work was featured on Paula Abdul's Live To Dance. His routines have won choreography awards and championships at the regional & national level at such competitions as Hall Of Fame, KAR & Showbiz. In 2010, Erik was awarded Choreographer Of The Year at the KAR Nationals in Las Vegas. His students have received representation with top agencies Bloc, DDO, MSA & CTG and have since danced for Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez, and Will Smith. He produces an annual show named PLATFORM, and the Urban Legends Hip Hop Workshop. International credits include Canada, Finland, Colombia, Germany, Holland, Croatia & the U.K.

Clients

  • Temecula Dance Company
  • San Diego Dance Centre
  • Carlsbad High School Lancer Dancers
  • The Talent Factory
  • Dance Academy USA
  • Cutting Edge Dance Center
  • Kitty Lee Dance Company
  • Miss Karen's Dance Studio
  • Carlsbad Dance Centre
  • Orange County Performing Arts Academy
  • Luv 2 Dance
  • Studio A
  • Dance Unilmited
  • Dorothy McElhinney Middle School
  • Chaparral High School
  • Temecula Valley High School
  • Great Oak High School
  • Murrieta Valley High School

Professional Work

  • Mobbed (Fox)
  • Live To Dance (CBS)
  • America's Got Talent (NBC)
  • Monsters of Hip Hop
  • Choreographers Carnival

Conventions

  • Dance Educators of America
  • Epic Dance Weekend
  • KAR Dance Convention

International Work

  • Montreal
  • Toronto
  • Colombia
  • London
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Croatia
  • Netherlands