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Kari-Lee Florentine

The founder and director of the elite Seattle Hip Hop Dance Company “In-Effect", Kari-Lee has choreographed for artists as well as produced and directed numerous shows such as Seattle’s own hip hop production “Shameless”.  

Choreographer/director of award winning competition companies. Some highlights include: the Seattle production of the “The Wiz”, KUBE Summer Jam, Bumbershoot, King County Youth and Action, Choreographer/director for Seattle’s WNBA Seattle Storm, half time for the Seattle Super Sonics, San Francisco Hip Hop Festival, L.A. Underground Hip Hop, and Nordstrom, Gameworks, and Ikea. She has privately trained many dancers who have moved on to dance behind artist’s such as Tyrese, P Diddy, Collin, Macklemore, and Pherrell just to name a few. Some of which have toured with major dance companies. She is passionate and continues to dance, teach workshops, and leads our Team Hip Hop program at Gotta Dance.