About Chelsea

Chelsea Thedinga

Guest Choreographer

Chelsea Thedinga grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada training at Las Vegas Academy of performing arts and Inspire Dance Company under Robert Contreras and ballet mistress Tara Foy. At 18 she moved to Los Angeles where she began dancing for Sonya Tayeh's "Tahey Dance." With Tayeh Dance Chelsea has performed in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago as well as assisting her on tours for both Miley Cyrus and Madonna. Assisting choreographers on Fox's So You Think You Can Dance has led her to perform on shows such as The Academy Awards, The American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, The Emmys, GLEE, Secret Life of the American Teenager, Dancing with the Stars, America's Got Talent, and So You Think You Can Dance. She has also been featured in music videos for Christina Perri's "Jar of Hearts" and Carrie Underwood’s "Something in the Water." Chelsea has also toured the US and South America dancing for Latin artist Chayanne on his "No Hay Imposibles Tour." Most recently, Chelsea performed on a national tour for Shaping Sound Dance Company as well as dancing with Stacey Tookey's dance company "Still Motion" in New York City. Besides performing, Chelsea seeks to share her knowledge through classes, workshops, and choreography enforcing strong body placement and awareness while remaining a unique dancer with individuality. Her choreography is illustrated through some of the most elite dance studios around the country.