Born on July 4, 1985 in Peje, Kosovo, Erduan Xhaferi is a
Creative Director, Dancer, Choreographer & Movement Coach who has become established as a significant creative force in direction & choreography.
Highly respected for his vast knowledge of dance and movement, he is acknowledged for his innovative approach to creative movement in numerous mediums including Music, Fashion, Art, Theatre, Award Shows, Live Events, Television & Film. His analytical method and desire to push the boundaries further means his creativity & inspiration is ever evolving.
A gifted dancer known for his dance skills and experience Erduan introduced for the first time some of the Street & Hip Hop styles to appear on Albania mainstream media after appearing on the only televised season of Albania’s Got Talent show in 2010 making it until the Final live show. Erduan’s exposure on Albania’s Got Talent made him well known in Albania, raising his profile which resulted in working on various new projects. Throughout his career, Erduan has taught at numerous dance companies, Schools, Colleges, dance events and worked on many community projects with Councils & arts organisations in the UK and internationally.
In 2011, Erduan successfully formed and managed his own company Society Dance at the age of 25. Society Dance has become a very successful company in the UK and Internationally providing platforms for young people to express their talents using Street & Hip Hop as a tool inspire, motivate and educate young people of all ages.
2014 saw further growth in Erduan career as a dancer and choreographer as he choreographed and worked on numerous projects such as Opening Act for USA Artist T-Pain’s concert held at the London o2, Midnight Madness Basketball Event at the Copper Box in the London Olympic village. Erduan’s repertoire has not been limited to Hip-hop and Street environments as he directed and created his first theatre production which took place at Paul Robinsons Theatre in 2015. His creativity and storytelling skills using movement was well received particularly for his “Visual Poeticz” pieces.
Combining dance and interactive media by blending dancing bodies and technology illustrates our present age in poetic and artistic way, which captivated the audience and resulted in a standing ovation.
Later that year Erduan was hired by West Thames College to teach an urban dance course as part of the curriculum and letting it be recognized as part of the National Curriculum in higher education.
Over the years, Erduan developed his own unique style and choreography process followed by all the experience he gained working in the industry and also running a business,
Having travelled the world working in countries such as the US, Germany, Albania, Greece, Kosovo, Croatia, Italy and all over UK. Erduan has the experience, knowledge & ideas to bring any project to life & has a large network of the world’s most talented, & experienced performers from all genres to which he can source.
In 2018 Erduan started his own Academy which is based in West London called SOC!ETY DANCE ACADEMY where he and other mentors provide weekly sessions.