DJ Loheit is an eight-year-old boy in Tampa who will never be more than four feet tall. However, what he lacks in height he makes up in dance moves. He dreams of being a famous street performer.
He was on a family vacation in California when he jumped right in with the Calypso Tumblers of Venice Beach and he’s been taking over sidewalks ever since.
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DJ’s mom decided to reach out to a professional dance instructor and see just how good her son is.
“So when he first came into the studio he came in on his hands like doing a hand stand,” said instructor Manuela Oliveira. “He grabs the attention of anybody and everybody around, so I see him really getting as far as he wants.”
DJ hopes to have his own street performance group in New York City someday.
“I want to get a group of people who are the best dancers in the whole wide world like me,” said DJ.
When asked why New York, he said, “Everyone goes crazy at night.”