Eddy Ocampo has danced with some of Chicago's premiere dance companies such as the Joel Hall Dancers, River North Chicago Dance Company and Giordano Dance Chicago. Guest appearances include Kalamazoo Ballet, Augusta Opera, Cerqua Rivera Art Experience, Terpsichore Dancers, LaJazz Dance as well as many television and film cameos. Eddy worked and assisted Gus Giordano, the “Godfather of Jazz Dance”, to create Mr. Giordano’s last ballet, Le Firebird de Jazz, in which he played the lead role. He has also assisted Randy Duncan to create the choreography for The Caucasian Chalk Circle for South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa. CA. Mr. Ocampo has served as school director of the Giordano Dance Center, the director of Giordano II as well as the Giordano Merit Scholarship Program Director. His teachings has brought him to Europe, Mexico, Canada, Turkey, the Russian Republic and throughout the U.S. As a choreographer, Mr. Ocampo's works can be seen on such companies as Houston Metropolitan Dance Company, Odyssey Dance Theatre (Salt Lake City, UT), Kannon Dance (St. Petersburg, Russia), Lisa Clark Dancers (San Francisco, CA), Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, Thodos Dance Chicago, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre (Chicago) and many regional ballet companies across the U.S. He has worked with recording artists Josie Aeillo, Suzanne Palmer and London-based recording artist, Affe Adel. Mr. Ocampo is co-artistic director of Chicago based dance company, LEVELdance, which he shares the artistic directorship with Chicago based lighting designer Joshua Paul Weckesser. Mr. Ocampo is the recipient of the National Recognition for Outstanding Choreography Award in 2012 and 2014 by the Regional Dance America Association. His other awards include the Dance Chicago 2004 Outstanding Choreography Award, the Cliff Dwellers Arts Foundation Choreographer of the Year Award in 2005 and 2007 and the Gold Shoe Award for International Choreography Competition at the 2007 Jazz Dance World Congress. Mr. Ocampo has been featured in Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit, Young Dance Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine. and numerous Chicago publications. In 2005, Mr. Ocampo was inducted into the Filipino Hall of Fame by the Filipino Association of America for his contribution to the arts. Eddy Ocampo is currently Artist in Resident at Salt Creek Ballet in Westmont IL, under the artistic director of Sergey Kozadayev and Zhanna Dubrovskaya.