Yeko Ladzekpo-Cole has been dancing since the age of 3. Born into a family of drummers, dancers, and composers from the country of Ghana, West Africa. She has continued to carry on the tradition of performing and teaching the various styles of West African Music and Dance. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Dance from California Institute of the Arts, and has pursued her love for dance through many different avenues. She has had the opportunity to teach and perform throughout the states and in such places as Hawaii, Indonesia, Taiwan, Germany. She has worked under the direction of Debbie Allen, Lula Washington and other well known choreographers in the dance world. Some of Yeko’s career highlights are: performing with Fleetwood Mac during a Superbowl concert, The president of Ghana with Michael Jackson in attendance, the 60th anniversary celebration concert for the Grammy Music Awards, the opening gala party celebrating “The Lion King'' II movie. Yeko had the pleasure of working with Dreamworks studio’s and their animators, on the dance sequences in the movie Madagascar II, Escape to Africa. She also danced in Shakira’s video for the 2010 World Cup Anthem “Waka Waka”. Yeko continues to teach throughout the community and abroad while also working on independent dance projects.