Jake Kodish started training hip hop and contemporary dance at age 12 in a traditional dance studio in his hometown of Miami, FL; but by 15, was working alongside other urban dancers in a non-profit street driven studio. He has trained in all forms of dance from ballet, to lindy hop, to house, but has become known for his signature popping and contemporary hip hop. At 16, he performed in the finals on America’s Got Talent. By 18, he was studying in LA, and working nonstop as a dancer. He danced in the film Step Up 4, and countless music videos, including Prince’s Breakfast Can Wait. He was in the dance ensemble for Disney’s Shake It Up, and Austin and Alley. His national TV commercials include Microsoft, Samsung, and Behr’s Paint.
Jake’s live performances include Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour 2015; Prince on Arsenio Hall; Prime Time Emmy Awards 2013, TS’s Blank Space – American Music Awards; and Justin Beiber and Will.i.am on the Billboard Awards. In 2015 alone, Jake shared the stage with Jason Derulo, Mary J. Blige, Selena Gomez, Ricky Martin, Pit Bull, Tovlo, 5th Harmony, The Weekend, Nick Jonas, and countless other artists.
Summer 2014, Jake toured with Julianne and Derek Hough on the Move Live Tour as a principal dancer.
Though a choreographer himself, Jake has worked with the best including Kyle Hanagami, Christopher Scott, Dave Scott, Tyce Diorio, Wildabeast, Tricia Miranda, and more. He has assisted NappyTabs, Wildabeast, Phillip Chbeeb and Twitch on SYTYCD.
Jake is in perpetual forward motion and always working on his craft as a dancer/choreographer.
Jake Kodish - All Eyez - The Game ft Jeremih
Jake Kodish - Ft. Jade Chynoweth - Quinn XCII - Stung
Jake Kodish & Jojo Gomez - Tinashe - Company
Jake Kodish - Flume - Say It feat. Tove Lo (SG Lewis Remix)
Jake Kodish - BRUNO MARS - That's What I Like
Jake Kodish - Sunni Colon - Sean's Dance Factory
Jake Kodish - SG LEWIS - Yours