About The Instructor

David Lee & Tristan Edpao

Instructor Bio

David Lee started learning Hip Hop dance at Jayvee Dance Center and through the Alhambra High School All-Male Dance team. After high school, David danced on CADC at UCI for 4 years. Then, he joined Boogiezone Breed, while exploring his artistic and leadership skills with "The David Lee Project." He joined Culture Shock Los Angeles in 2013 and has been serving as the organization's Artistic Director since then. Tristan Edpao is a professional dancer and choreographer based in Los Angeles. He started dancing in 2005 at TM’s Summer Intensives and then joined GRV in 2012. In 2014 he began his professional career as a dancer in the industry. Since then he’s been seen dancing on BET, America’s Got Talent, and various Commercials/Music Videos. He’s toured California with the Grammy nominated artist, Kehlani, and also around the US & Europe with Korean pop star, Eric Nam. Besides being a dancer, Tristan finds that his true purpose is through teaching and giving back to his community. He hopes to continue to inspire people through his knowledge, passion, and grit.