Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dancer, Teacher

los angeles, CA
United States


Tovaris was born and raised in Miami Florida. At the age of 3, he began this wonderful journey in the world of dance. After graduating from New world School of the Arts in Miami, he decided to move to Los Angeles California to pursue a career in dance full time. As a dancer Tovaris has performed with Artists such as Will Smith, Prince, and Cher. He has appeared in two of the three Austin Powers movies, as well as a featured role in the film “ A Time for Dancing.” Tovaris had the thrilling opportunity to twice perform on The Annual Academy Awards, and has appeared in Commercials for Pepsi, Sun Microsystems, and Rubbermaid products.

In early 2000, Tovaris transitioned from dancer to choreographer. His first task was to choreograph the opening number in Janet Jackson’s “All for You Tour.” Since then he has had the pleasure of choreographing for Britney Spears, Vanessa Carlton, episodes of American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance, and Le Grande Cirque featuring the Chinese Circus. Currently Tovaris is completing projects including an IKEA commercial, the opening number for The Pussycat Dolls tour, and a live show at Ivan Kane’s Forty Deuce Club in Hollywood.

In addition to choreographing Tovaris enjoys teaching dance. He has been commissioned by studios not only in the United States, but also in Australia, Japan, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, and Germany. He is a resident instructor at The Edge Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles.