Edmund “Edz” Gyamfi (born, 1986), better known by his stage name Edz Gyamfi, is a Ghanaian-Canadian dance choreographer from Ottawa, Ontario Canada.
Born in Kumasi, Ghana Edz was exposed to dance at an early age. He was exposed to various genres of music from all around the world. In addition to cultural influences, Edz was also heavily inspired by his two older brothers who use to dance in the 80s.
Edz dedication to the Toronto dance scene has made him the proud recipient of three consecutive One Immigrant Productions (“O.I.P.”) dance scholarships (2011-2013), he’s completed The Motivating Excellence (Intensive Program) series with world renowned Choreographer Rhapsody James.
Edz has completed the Freshman & Sophomore Program Intensive, organized by world renowned choreographer Luam Keflezgy called Rock the Industry in NYC. Edz also trained under another world-renowned choreographer for an Intensive in LA with Galen Hooks.
Edz approach to teaching is a genuine focus on history, foundation and technique before hitting the choreography aspect of the dance style.
Edz is always looking to branch out and share his love of dance with anybody who seeks to learn and grow.