Eddie Lopez (Plainfield, NJ) began his dance training at the age of 14 attending The Academy for Performing Arts in Scotch Plains, NJ. Soon after, Eddie began training at various studios to further expand his knowledge and passion for dance including American Dance Studios (Edison, NJ), Ballet Forte @ Wings Conservatory (Chester, NJ) and Evolution Dance Center (Piscataway, NJ).
In 2016, Eddie was the Full Scholarship Recipient to continue his ballet training at Next Generation Ballet in Tampa, Fl under the artistic direction of Philip Neal! Lopez has had the privilege to perform various works by world renowned choreographers such as Bill T. Jones, Philip Neal, Christian Von Howard, Frederick Earl Mosley, Alwin Nikolais, Sidra Bell, and Matthew Rushing!
He began teaching at several studios around the NJ area, finding his voice and passion for choreographing and inspiring the next generation of artists. Eddie couldn’t be more excited to embark in this new journey at Eastside alongside his business partner and greatest friend, Yolanda Paredes!