"AJ stands out from the crowd as an employee, a creative mind, and an exceptionally wonderful human to work with. He knows how to capture attention, and inspire creativity in others."

Jasmin Yeung
Owner & Creative Director of VYBE Dance Company​

AJ Velasco

CV

Film

Bahala Na (2022) - Supporting Lead and Dancer - CanAsian Dance, Ian Simon

Sneakerella (2021) - Dancer - Maple Plus Production/Disney

Belong Ep 1 (2021) - Vari Studio - Supporting Role
ToofRush - A Vaccine Campaign (2021) - Choreographer, Dancer - KINAJ
Project Lullaby - CHOICE (2021) - Choreographer, Dancer - CanAsian Dance
I Knead It (2020) - Creative Director & Choreographer - Ian Simon
Project Lullaby (2019) - Dancer - Katrina Castro, Ian Simon

Commercials

GhostBox (2020) - Dancer - Ghostbox
Cuppa Tea (2020) - Actor - Ian Simon
Oh Henry (2020) - Aybrid Talent

Music Video

Hey (2019) - Jesse Cook - Dancer - Ayrbid Talent
All In My Head (2019) - Dillon Antony - Dancer - Stan Music

Stage/Live Performance

Raptors 905 (2019) - Choreographer, Dancer - Jasmin Yeung
Siren (2019) - Dancer - Final Stretch Dance Competition
Redefined Dance competition 2019 - Dancer/Creative Director - glüm
Final Stretch Showcase (2019) - Dancer/Creative Director - glüm
ACAD Showcase (2019) - Judge Showcase
Articien Montreal Showcase (2018) - Dancer/Creative Director
OUCH dance showcase (2017) - Dancer/Creative Director - glüm
Zombies (2015) - Creative Director, Dancer - B.Y.O.B

Companies and Studios

Rhythm2Dance (2015 - Current) - Dance Instructor
vYBe Dance Studio (2019 - Current) - Program Director
The Underground Dance Centre (2019 - Current) - Dance Instructor
Aybrid Intensive (2019) - Dancer

Training & Education

Hip-hop, House, Popping, Locking, Contemporary, and Choreography

Footnotes Street Dance Academy (2019-current) - Pyro Chung & Glizzi Abarca

Acting4theCamera (2021) - Marvin Karon

Aybrid Dance Intensive (2019) - Apolonia Velasquez

Building Block (2019) - Carlo Darang

The Artful Balance of Business and Dance (2020) - Sorah Yang

ABBD The Mentorship (2021) - Sorah Yang

Rhythm2Dance (2016 - Current) - Reet Roy

Leadership Tools for Dance Leaders - Dr. Arnel Calvero

Accolades

MARTY'S Established Dancer Award - Mississauga Arts Council 2022

Project Lullaby CHOICE - Narrative/Storyline Award - Homescreen Movement Film Festival 2022

Outstanding Performance Award - TEADE International Dance Competition 2021

Project Lullaby CHOICE - Official Selection - Open Vision Film Festival 2021

Project Lullaby CHOICE - Official Selection - CineAsian Films Festival 2021

Project Lullaby CHOICE - Official Selection - DANCINEMA Film Festival 2021

Best Male Choreographer - Kindred Culture  2019

Teaching

Rhythm2dance International Dance Mentorship Program (2020-2022) - Online

Rhythm2Dance - Mentor / Dance Instructor - (2018-2021) - Toronto, Canada

Rhythm2Dance Career Development Program (2019-2020) - Montreal, London, Ottawa, Hamilton

Vybe Dance Studio - Revybal Workshop (2020) - Markham, Canada

Rhythm2Dance Europe Tour (2019) - Malaga, Spain​, Copenhagen, Denmark