Hip hop, Brazilian & creative dance, Drumming, Capoeira
André is a life-long creative and Oakland, CA native committed to educating others about the power of creative art expression in dance and music.
His styles as a mover and musician are influenced by street dance and traditional cultures of the Bay Area, New York, Brazil and many other places, people and techniques around the world.
He moved back from New York City after performing professionally in a number of off-broadway shows. He has taught youth ages 5-18 for over a decade and continues to teach hip hop, contemporary-jazz, creative dance and fitness to kids around the Bay Area including Chabot Elementary. For more information about Andre, visit AndreCole.com
Oakland School for the Arts: Dance emphasis 2007
B.A. Liberal Arts Dance & Psychology from the New School University: Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts - 2011