Darren Oei
Instructor
Contemporary
Jazz
Jazz Technique
Jazz Level 2
Wed   6:30 pm   to 7:25 pm

Darren Oei began dancing at the age of 17, performing on a hip hop dance team with his high school. He began his formal dance training and education at the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated with a BA in Dance and Sociology, training in ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, and ballroom. In 2011, Darren began training at California Ballet School and later danced with California Ballet Company as an apprentice in their 2013-2014 season. He performed in San Diego Dance Theater’s Trolley Dances in 2014, working with Teri Wilson, and again in 2018, working with Debi Toth-Ward. Darren has been choreographing and dancing for local church ministries in recent years, where he has been invited twice to perform at international conferences. Currently, Darren is a dance instructor at various studios in San Diego and a dancer with Shock Army, an adult hip hop troupe at Culture Shock Dance Center.