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Kelvin Roche

Choreographer. His most recent performances include a starring role in Ballroom! at the New Jersey State Theatre and appearances in the movies Enchanted and El Cantante.Trained in all aspects of dance, Kelvin’s specialties are Hustle, Theater Arts, and International Latin. Some of his latest titles, won with his partner, Lori Ann Greenhouse, include the IHSC World Professional Hustle Championship, Mad Jam Showcase, and NY Hustle Congress Pro Theater Arts. Their spectacular showcase numbers— hustle, jive, cha cha, rumba, mambo-- choreographed by Kelvin, bring down the house whether performed on theater stages, the competition dance floor, clubs, or studio parties.Kelvin has performed many times on TV, in movies, and on the stage. He appeared on the Today Show with Marc Anthony, publicizing El Cantante, and, additionally, on the Conan O’Brian Show, The View, Live with Regis & Kathie Lee, and Sabado Gigante-Univision. His movie credits include Dance with Me (where he also trained Vanessa Williams), Cross Over Dreams, and Let It Be Me. In the theater, he has been seen in Tango Something as well as the production of Ballroom! Also, he has performed with Ben Vereen and Melba Moore, as a backup dancer for Gloria Estefan, at Lincoln Center’s Cool & Jazz Festival, and at the New York Emmy Awards.Technical skill, musicality, humor and patience are the hallmarks of Kelvin’s teaching, making him an extremely popular teacher and coach. His students have won many Pro-Am ballroom titles and compete and perform with him regularly.