Filip Lacina

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Filip was born in Horice, Czech Republic. After discovering his passion for dance at the age 3, he joined T-Bass Dance Company, and began competing locally. At age 15, he won the National Championship as a hip-hop soloist for Czech Dance Organization. After placing 3rd in Dancer of the Year, he was selected by Yemi A.D. ( Kanye West’schoreographer) to join his dance company JAD.
Filip directed and choreographed his first production “The Freakshow“ at the Roxy in Prague as part of a citywide anti-drug promotion. It was sponsored by the city of Prague as well as Redbull and Victoria´s Secret. After the success of the production, he was able to turn “The Freakshow” into a premier dance company in Prague.

While living in Prague, Filip´s choreography was featured on Czech Tv´s Pretty Woman and Tv Nova´s Talentmania. He also choreographed artist Victoria´s opening performance for the Pussycat Doll´s World Tour; Rexona commercial featuring UK X factor winner Alexandra Burke; live performances for Czech popstars Ben Cristovao and Monika Bagarova. He also danced for British artist Craig David and was featured in Vivienne Westwood’s 2009 fashion show in Bratislava.

In 2011, Filip moved to NYC and is currently represented by Clear Talent Group, Q Model Management, and CESD. In NYC, he has had the privilidge of working for clients including: Danity Kane, Icona Pop, Carmen Electra, Natasha Bedingfield, Kat Graham, Shaun T, Diesel, L´Oreal, and Longchamp (2013/Fall campaign feat.Coco Rocha) as well as choreographers: Sheryl Murakami, Luam, Jermaine Browne , Jonte , Slam , Brian Thomas or Manwe.