Cody Choi – Creative Director of Cody's Moving Group
Dance Photographer / Choreographer / Dancer / Model
Cody graduated in Modern Dance in 2000 from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where he twice received the Jackie Chan Scholarship. He then received a full scholarship to join the Transitions Dance Company at Laban in London.
Cody has extensive international performing experience, including 3 international touring seasons with Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake http://swanlaketour.com/ , Arthur Pita, De Vlaamse Opera, English National Opera, Royal National Theatre, Theatre-Rites, Future Cinema, American Dance Festival and the London Chinese Culture Centre. He is also a feature dancer in the Hollywood film 47 Ronin (2013 ), starring Keanu Reeves and for Walking on Sunshine!- (2014.)
Cody’s professional choreographic experience started in 2002 in the UK. Over the years, his works have been funded by the Arts Council England, commissioned by the Royal Opera House, Greenwich Dance London and toured across Europe. He was also invited to be the panel judge of Big Dance organised by the Mayor of London, Arts Council England and the BBC. In 2007 he choreographed for the Hong Kong Dance Alliance, Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Cody was also invited to be one of the choreographers for the Asia Young Choreographers Project 2008 held in Taiwan and he was invited back to Taiwan to teach and choreograph again in 2010 & 2013.
As a teacher, Cody has taught at Trinity Laban’s Youth Dance Company, Kingston University, Danceworks London, The Royal Music School, Dance City, The Big Dance and Springs Dance in the UK. In Asia, he has taught at Cirque Du Soleil in Macau, Tsoying High School and Tai Nan National Theatre in Taiwan, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation, City Contemporary Dance Centre and Renaissance International School in Hong Kong.
Cody is also a professional photographer focussing on dance portraiture and theatre photography.
Cody’s dance photography journey started as he toured and danced around the world with Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake for 3 years. Capturing different places, theatres and fellow dancers whom he went on the road with filled his days.
As an experienced professional choreographer and dancer whose work have been performed in the Linbury Theatre at the Royal Opera House, BBC, Adidas, Sony, LG, World Dance Alliance, The Place, Greenwich Dance in London, Hong Kong Dance Alliance , China Dance Forward and other major venues across Europe and Asia.
Cody is also a professional photographer focussing on dance portraiture and theatre photography. He is a winning photographer for The Place (London).
As dance photographer -
Cody has exhibited/ shot for Samsung TV, Ben Sherman, Affordable Art Fair in Hong Kong, Singapore & London, The Other Art Fair s Saatchi Art in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London & Bristol, London Design Fair, G&M Design Gallery Monaco with Imitate Modern, UIL restaurant @ Notting Hill London , TaiPei101,
He has also been interviewed and invited for solo exhibition by The Camera Club, London. One of the oldest camera club in the world.
As model –
Carlsberg, Premier League, Head & shoulders. The body Shop, The British Museum, Virgin-atlantic, Sony, Ferrero Rocher, Berkeley Homes, Du Telecom, Betfair, Mojo Poly, Tottenham Hotspur . Cody also modelling with Football super star Cristiano Ronaldo & Gareth Bale
Cody won the 2nd place in The World Chinese's Water Cube Singing Competition in London and represent the UK to compete in Beijing and won the Best Online Popularity Singer Award.
蔡嘉樂 Cody Choi
二○○○年畢業於香港演藝學院，主修現代舞。在校時曾兩度榮獲成龍獎學金。其後更獲倫敦拉賓中心獎學金，赴倫敦加入過渡舞蹈團。他在國際舞壇有豐富的演出經驗，包括馬修‧伯恩的《天鵝湖》三個季度的世界巡迴演出，又曾參與比利時歌劇院、英國國家歌劇院、英國皇家國立劇院、美國舞蹈節、倫敦中國文化中心等的演出。曾合作的國際知名編舞家計有馬修‧伯恩、阿瑟‧皮塔、內維爾‧甘保、薩賈‧哈里、伯易‧沙克提等。自○二年起開始在英國編舞，作品曾由英國藝術協會贊助、英國皇家歌劇院委約，並為英國史賓斯舞蹈團於歐洲各地巡迴演出。他曾獲邀在英國全國舞蹈大會中擔任評判，該項活動由倫敦市長、英國藝術協會、英國廣播公司聯合主辦。 曾為香港舞蹈聯盟、香港青年藝術協會、倫敦拉賓青年舞蹈團、台灣左營高中 、及香港演藝學院編舞，而○八年他更獲邀參與台灣「亞洲青年編舞家計劃」、一二年中國舞蹈看前看。
2012 演出劉德華UNFORGETTABLE 香港紅磡體育館一連20場跨年演唱會。
2018 在倫敦水立方杯歌唱比賽取得亞軍，並代表英國到北京參加全球華人水立方杯歌唱比賽, 並獲得最佳網上人氣奬, 並於倫敦不同節目表演 。