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Kordelia
first discovered her passion for music & dance when she found an old record of some wild music while growing up in Europe when she was about 6. It wasn't until many years later, while watching Fame & especially her favourite dancer/singer Gregg Burge in the movie "A Chorus Line"
when she got inspired and scouted out a place to take dance classes. During previous years she had always followed her passion to music and started selftraining her voice to songs of recording artists such as Whitney Houston, Regina Belle, Randy Crawford, Adeva and many others. Music and the urge to sing and dance were so strong that she decided to move to New York where she received her main technical training in different dance styles. She studied at schools & studios such as Broadway Dance Center, Ballet Arts at City Center, Steps on Broadway and Alvin Ailey.

Since then, she has performed for recording artists and groups such as pop group *NSYNC, latin diva Charo, Billie, EDM singer and Jersey Shores Adam Barta, rap group Symbiose and many others. She appeared in Fitness Magazine, Ballet Tanz Magazine, American Express commercial with Beyonce, the GenArt Fashion Show along with several other commercials and music videos. Some of her Film/TV credits include Columbia Pictures “Center Stage,” where she worked with choreographer Susan Stroman, also "Across the Universe" directed by Julie Taymor, HBO’s “Sex and the City,” “As the World Turns”, "13 going on 30", "The Notorious Bettie Page", "Baby Mama", "Cloverfield", "Tower Heist", "All Good Things" starring Kirsten Dunst, "The Good Guy", the animated feature "The Smurfs", "Arthur" and "Friends with Benefits" starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis. She danced many times on ABC’s “All my Children” and was even cast as Masala Bhangra Dancer for the "The Ainsley Harriott Show". Some upcoming films she has worked on are A Walk Among the Tombstones, Masters of Sex plus more. She also worked with Superbowl XX director Marc-Anthony Thomas and not only performed for the Arcor CeBit Industrial in Europe but was also asked to choreograph parts of the show.



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Kordelia has been teaching Hip Hop/Street Jazz, Jazz incl. Lyrical & Latin, House, TSR and SR for many years in New York at schools & dance studios. Some of her past or current credits include Ballet Arts at City Center, Dance New Amsterdam, Peridance Center, The Dalton School, New York Acting Institute, Steps, Elevation Yoga, the Harlem Educational Activities Fund, Asphalt Green, Theater Dance Center & NYSC. Kordelia has been guest teaching workshops and master classes throughout the US, including Hawaii and Europe. She was asked by Associated Dance Teachers of NJ to judge and teach master classes for their conventions. She teaches for Go Beyond Workshops who bring Master Teachers from New York to Studios & Schools around the country and has taught at their first Dance Vacation in Hawaii. She has also been invited twice by the Maui Academy of Performing Arts as guest choreographer and teacher in addition to having taught workshops and master classes. Kordelia also has coached & taught singers & actors how to move and dance including artists and actors such as Taylor Dayne, Javier Ruiz and Jill Larson (All My Children).

That's not all... Kordelia is a freelance artist and has designed not only for the stage but also does airbrush & graffiti designs. And with her passion for music it only felt natural for her to start singing again and to create her own music.

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Kordelia has choreographed for three time Grammy nominated recording artist Taylor Dayne who she also created some stage design for that is part of her Opening number. She designed a screen with specific choreography in mind and can be utilized for different lighting cues. She also choreographed for rap group Deadly Portrait, latin singer Javier Ruiz, DJ Joey Negro's clubhit "Make a Move on Me", a NYC show & dance Experience for Camel/Germany, a film for the New York Film Academy, as well as concert pieces for The Maui Academy of Performing Arts & clients of Go Beyond Productions. She worked with MTV to cast dancers for the show "Club Cancun" for ABC's dance show "Dance Wars" for Dr. Pepper, Samsung, T-mobile, the Santa Fe Opera, she staged promotions for VISA checkcard, Hasbro Toys, Men's Health Magazine, Crash Mansion as well as events for fashion designer Hugo Boss that included 18 dancers feat. DJ's Grand Master Flash and Tommy Lee. She directed & choreographed a Heinz Ketchup commercial for the Top This TV Challenge and incorporated choreography even on Heely's. She is among the first, if not the first, who has choreographed a concert piece incorporating Flagging and Ribbons combining different dance styles in a very unique way. The European TV channel VOX incl. her in a New York Documentary Special featuring her unique choreography among celebrities such as Heidi Klum known for "Project Runway". Go to Press for her latest interviews.

For some of Kordelias Film/TV credits just visit: www.imdb.com
"If you have a passion, listen to it, follow it, and don't let anyone discourage you from your goals & dreams !!!"

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