Guest Choreographer & Instructor
Chelsea Thedinga grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she trained at the Las Vegas Academy of Performing Arts and International Studies High School. After high school Chelsea moved to Los Angeles to work with Sonya Tayeh’s dance company Tayeh Dance. Under Sonya’s direction, Chelsea performed in The Endurance To Move, Favorites, the “Jeff Buckley’s Tribute Show,” and assisted Sonya Tayeh on FOX’s hit show "So You Think You Can Dance" and tours for Miley Cyrus and Madonna. While in Los Angeles, Chelsea had the opportunity to perform at T he Emmys, The Academy Awards, The American Music Awards, The MTV Video Music Awards, Secret Life of the American Teenager, GLEE, Americas Got Talent, and Music Videos for The Killers, Carrie Underwood and Christina Perri. Chelsea has had performance and training opportunities with choreographers such as Sonya Tayeh, Peter Chu, Jason Parsons, Stacey Tookey, Billy Bell and Travis Wall. As a member of Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound Dance Company, Chelsea has completed 4 national tours and had featured performances on Ellen and Macy’s Dancing with the Stars.