Creative Director Chehon is best known for his creative visions and development of performers artistry and movements.
Chehon trained at The Royal Ballet School in London. Throughout his teenage years he performed with several major ballet companies across Europe and the US. He was invited to perform for the Royal Family and won numerous choreographic awards including 1st Prize at the Royal Ballet Choreographic Competition. Chehon was the youngest lead dancer in Twyla Tharp's Tony Award winning Broadway show Come Fly Away. His performances and capability to command the stage earned him rave reviews across the US, proclaiming him as one of the most promising and outstanding young dancers of today. He interrupted his dancing career to audition for the popular Fox hit tv show SYTYCD, where he was crowned Americas Favorite Dancer
Following his success on SYTYCD, Chehon moved to Los Angeles where he began working in the commercial industry. He quickly gained attention for his works and was asked to choreograph and direct various projects for artists.
Chehon has worked on shows such as The Oscars, Dancing With The Stars, Americas Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance and American Idol. Chehon was appointed asst. creative director for American Idol.
He has worked as the movement coach for singer/ performer Erika Jayne best known from the show Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. He has been featured on the cover of Dance Spirit, Dance Magazine and has made numerous appearances on the ELLEN show. Chehon has worked closely with artist such as John Legend, Christina Perri, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Becky G, David Guetta, Boy George and acclaimed director Joseph Kahn.
Chehon has launched his own LA based dance company and brand IAMFORCE (IAF).
IAF is a creative company that has quickly established itself as one of the leading and most influential brands in the dance industry and has been featured in every major dance publication. In 2018 Chehon opened a full scale production studio in the heart of North Hollywood called IAF COMPOUND, a stunning 8,000sqft space that is frequented by several major music artists and production companies for filming and rehearsals. Chehon also provides services ranging from photography, videography to choreography for artists.
Located in North Hollywood, just minutes away from the Arts District, is the exclusive IAF Compound —6,000 sq. ft. of space to CREATE. Industrial-Chic in feel and appearance, the Compound can be used for various projects.
The Compound features a 10x11 ft black roll up door, concrete floors, optional black marley floor, bluetooth/aux speaker system, and one restroom located inside the space. There is an 10x12ft room available that can be converted into any type of room to suit your needs. We have an additional 9x13ft green room complete with a private bathroom and shower. IAF Compound also has a HD projector rigged above that can make the space ideal for screenings as well.
Complete Privacy is accommodated for high-profile clients; therefor making it an ideal location for music artists and actors.
IAF Compound is equipped with a 20ft mobile black wall. This can be used create a space for more intimate settings or for purely for the division of space. The compound is also built with strong rafters that can be used for rigging almost anything. A 250 sq ft, L shaped, black shipping container can be rented and utilized for shoots and/or used as a pop-up shop for events.
Clients are also welcome to utilize on-site parking. We offer six reserved parking spots with tandem parking as an option. Street parking is available as well.
IAF Compound is a stunning location for any artist looking to add a cool vibe to their promo shoots, music videos, photoshoots, cooperate events, yoga/fitness classes, and private rehearsals.
“Every time I go to the Compound to take class I always feel so inspired and loved. There’s such positive energy in this space and the people that are involved with IAF. I feel like I’m at home and that’s such an amazing feeling. I knew I wanted to be a part of the company so I could continue to train and grow as a professional dancer in a safe and creative environment.”
“I auditioned for IAF dance company because I wanted to be a part of something that I know is going to be truly special! I’m excited to be one of the first dancers in the company and to help it grow! I can’t wait to start creating with these amazing people!”
“I auditioned for IAF because it presented as a great opportunity to expand myself as a dancer through great training and new experiences unlike any other. The intention behind the space Chehon has created is inspiring and is a safe space to grow and I was excited to do so alongside other dancers.”
“I auditioned for IAF because I was looking for a challenge and to me IAF was just that. I had never really worked with dancing in front of cameras and making sure the movements were able to be read on the screen so when I saw that that was the focus of IAF, I knew tat this was a perfect fit for me and my craft!”
“I auditioned for the company because I really love IAFs purpose and how it joins dance with film and photography. I like what the company’s about and I’m so happy to be surrounded by this group of creative and talented people.”
“I auditioned for IAF company because I love Chehon’s artistic integrity that he brings to each project! I wanted to be a part of something that I could find my own artistic voice in, as well as being mentored by a community that promotes creative habits and thinking”
“I auditioned for IAF because I was looking for opportunities to perform and train consistently with a group of dancers like-minded. From seeing the IAMFORCE brand through media, it was always something that I wanted to be a part of, and to expand upon.”
“I auditioned for IAF because the company has the opportunity to do so many amazing things and being new to LA I wanted to have a home base and family.”
“I auditioned for the IAF company because it’s unique in its emphasis with on-camera driven projects.”
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