Christe Kotze started modern and tap dancing at the age of 3 and was introduced to the world of classical ballet and flamenco the year after. Street dancing became her passion when she started Hip hop classes ten years later. She completed all her exams with A.I.D.T. , R.A.D. , S.A.D.T.A. and Spanish Dance Society with a Distinction. Christe’ has done choreography and danced in numerous music videos, reality shows, adverts, movies and has done corporate work for companies such as Puma, Nike, Samsung and Shield.
Highlights in her dancing career include
Gold medals at the World Championships in Los Angeles for Tap and Musical Theatre, 1999.
Gold medals and overall trophies at the World Championships in Stellenbosch for Tap, Jazz and Musical Theatre, 2003.
Grand Champion Dancer of South Africa, 2005
IDO national first place for hip hop, 2008
Gold medal for Tap and Hip hop at the World Championships in Los Angeles, 2008
Grand Champion Dancer of the World – Los Angeles, 2008
Winner of the National Thelma Isaacs Tap Bursary (A.I.D.T) , 2010
Christe’s pupils have also been maintaining a Distinction average in their A.I.D.T tap exams for the past 4 years and she has been producing national and international champions in Hip hop, Show dance and Tap since 2005.
Today, Christe’ is an A.I.D.T qualified hip hop and tap teacher, Reebok Personal Trainer, Zumba instructor and Sports Massage therapist. Her main goal is to create Artistic Athletes through the integration of artistic and sports training.