Eddie Garcia

Commercial Jazz

Eddie Garcia is an accomplished director, choreographer, dancer, and entertainer with a solid reputation for innovative choreography. His decades of performing internationally alongside many of today’s most celebrated stars have led him to become a sought after dance educator and adjudicator both in the United States and abroad. At just 16 years old, Eddie’s incredible dancing style and technique delivered him to the world stage via many projects with Janet Jackson. He danced in some of her most iconic videos and performances of all time, including “Nasty”, “What Have You Done For Me Lately”, “When I Think of You” and the classic “Control” on the American Music Awards. By the time Eddie turned 17, “The King of Pop” himself, Michael Jackson, hand picked Eddie to join him. This began with “Smooth Criminal” and continued with other well known videos like the “The Way You Make Me Feel” and “Speed Demon”. Eddie spent the next five years dancing with Jackson on the record-breaking and internationally acclaimed “Bad” and “Dangerous” tours. It was during many invaluable years of touring and working on countless sets where Eddie fine-tuned his innate ability to direct, produce and choreograph. He has worked as a dancer and choreographer with many well known artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Paula Abdul, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, and Ariana Grande. His work can be seen featured on Dancing with the Stars, American Idol, American Music Awards, and the Grammys, to name a few. As a dance educator he has worked with well established conventions and studios such as LADF, Company Dance, Edge Performing Arts Center, Debbie Reynolds, Tremaine, PAC, as well as with many international workshops and competitions. Eddie Garcia’s artistic fingerprint has made him one of the most sought after names within the world of dance. He continues to enjoy engaging in new creative endeavors and educating the next generation of dancers.