Faculty Profile Ejoe Wilson

Peridance Contemporary Dance Company
Salvatore Capezio Theater
Training Programs
Certificate Program
Dance Studies Program
Intensive Semester
Independent Studies Program
(3-month and 6-month)
Summer Studies
Audition Tour
Open Class Program
Daily Schedule
New Students
Class Rates
Gift Certificates
The School at Peridance
Children/Teen Classes
Summer Programs
Core Program
Student Companies
Student Company Showcase
Spring Choreographers' Showcase
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F-1 Visa Programs
BLUEPRINT Summer Intensive
International Ballet Intensive
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Capezio Store

  • African Based
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  • Ballet
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  • Body Conditioning
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  • Contemporary
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  • Hip Hop/House/Street Styles
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  • Jazz/Theater
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  • Limon
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  • Tap
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  • Martial Arts
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  • Modern
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  • Salsa
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  • Yoga
    Ejoe Wilson


    Tuesdays 1:00-2:30PM
    Advanced Beginner
    Thursdays 9:00-10:30PM


    House dance pioneer Ejoe Wilson began his journey through movement in Manhattan in the early 80's winning Amateur night at the world's famous Apollo Theater 4 consecutive times, from there he would go on to dance in both Rap & Pop music videos for... Nikki D, (Wasted), Monie Love, (Born 2 Breed) (In a word or 2), Heavy D, (Now That We Found Love), MC Lyte, (Ice Cream Dream), Pet Shop Boys (So boring), The Real Mccoy (Automatic Lover), Deelite (Groove is in the Heart) (Big Beat), Will Smith (Men in Black) (Gettin' Jiggy wit it). My latest video was for Elton John (Philadelphia Freedom concert video).

    In 1988 along with dance partners Voodoo Ray Ultarté (rip)and Sekou Heru, Ejoe would start the first house dance classes in a old run down flamenco studio called "Fasiels" House dance is now taught in dance schools across the country and world wide.

    Ejoe then joined the Moptop dance crew and became a principle dancer for Mariah Carey for 11 years from 1992 to 2003 completing 5 world tours as well as 6 music videos.
    World Tours:
    Music Box Tour in 1993
    Daydream Tour in 1996
    Butterfly Tour 1998
    Rainbow Tour in 1999
    Charmbraclet Your in 2003
    Music Videos w/Mariah:
    (Dream Lover) (Fantasy) (Honey) (Heartbreaker) (Don't Stop w/Mysikal

    With performances in Radio City Music Hall(NY), Madison Square Garden(NY), Universal Ampitheater(LA), Ceasers Palace (LV), Wimbley Arena (UK), Budokan (Japan) Tokyo Dome (Japan), Bercy (Fra), Kolnareana Stadium (Ger), Sydney Stadium (Aus)
    New Jack City (1992) Wesley Snipes, IceT, Judd Nelson Directed by Mario Van Peebles (dance scene extra)
    Juice (1992) 2Pac Shakur, Omar Epps Directed by Ernest Dickerson (dance scene extra)
    Strictly Business (1991) Halle Berry, Tommy Davidson Directed by Kevin Hooks & Rolando Hudson (dance scene extra)

    In 2002 Ejoe would join STOMP performing in both NYC and touring cast.

    Ejoe now teaches at Peridance/Capezio dance center and Expg in NYC and performs with his dance company Beyond Phenomenon As of winter of 2019 Ejoe will have completed 30 years of teaching house dance worldwide House dance pioneer... Ejoe Wilson

                    Week of: Mar 30, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020
    Hip Hop/House/Street Styles
    Times Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    1:00PM - 2:30PM     Beg House
    9:00PM - 10:30PM         Adv-Beg House