We’re excited to have Eddy Kovac teaching our advanced tap classes this Spring!
Eddy is passionate about dance education. In his professional career he has toured with Warner Brothers, worked on commercials for Diet Coke, assisted with choreography for movies, and toured with hip hop artists.
He helped produce dancers that have gone on to tour with Aaron Carter and appeared in videos with Brittany Spears and Ice Cube and his students have received lead roles in Broadway shows.
He specializes in and has mastered the art of robotics, popping, locking, ticking, and floor work. He also holds black belts in two martial arts and adds this to his choreography.
Work with Eddy this Spring in Tap 4 and Advanced Tap classes!
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Eddy Kovac has dedicated his entire life to his dance training and doing everything possible to further the education of others in dance including owning and operating his own dance school in New Mexico. His tireless ambition has made him one of the foremost experts in his field. Mr. Kovac has traveled to Bangkok Thailand to tour with Warner Brothers, worked on commercials for diet coke, assisted with choreography preparation for movies and videos, toured with hip hop artists and has assisted in developing new recording artists. He has helped to produce dancers that have gone on to tour with Aaron Carter and appeared in videos with Brittany Spears and Ice Cube. His students have received lead roles in Broadway shows. He specializes in and has mastered the art of robotics, popping, locking, ticking, and floor work. He also holds black belts in two martial arts and adds this to his choreography.
Eddy has taught across the United States including the Academy of Dance in San Luis Obispo where he trained in Jazz, Modern, Lyrical, and Tap with a strong focus on Ballet as well as master classes at Cal Poly University SLO, most of the schools in the Central Coast area and Dance in Action in California. He has an extensive back ground in the fitness industry; he was one of the first people to teach “Cardio Funk” in the United States and was a member of team Reebok in the early 1990s. Mr. Kovac served as the Artistic Director for The Gandy Dancer Studio in Louisville, CO where he worked with the CU Express at The University of Colorado Boulder and also taught Hip Hop and Tap at Cleo Parker Robinson’s in Denver. He was named the Hip Hop Director at The Dance Center of Colorado Springs in 2003 where he gained notoriety with his cutting edge style and award winning choreography. He has won many awards at regional competitions including top choreography, most dynamic style and perfect precision.
In the 8 years Eddy worked and performed professionally he was privileged to be on stage more than ten thousand times in core and lead roles. He performed with the San Luis Jazz Dancers and the Civic Ballet of San Luis Obispo where he was one of the premiere dancers in both companies. In 2007 he performed the part of Adam in New Life Church’s production of “The Thorn”. Eddy has also written and produce an original stage production Questa. Eddy is an experienced Adjudicator, most recently joining the faculty of DX Events where is is both a judge and an instructor for the 3D conventions. He recently joind the faculty for State Champion Dance Competition. Most recently he was invited to be a featured performer and Instructor at the Utah Tap Festival