Chelo Aestrid

Actor, Dancer, Teacher / Choreographer, Band Member, Singer,… more

Philippines
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Chelo A. - Kiss & Tell

From my album "Love, Life & D'Light." This song is a more sensual side to my voice and lyrics.

01Chelo A. - Kiss & Tell
02Chelo Aestrid - Lullaby
03Chelo A. - Push & Pull
04Chelo A. - Be
05Chelo A. & Mecha Music - Medicine
06Chelo A. - Someday
07Chelo A. - All About Timin'

Physical Attributes

Height:
165 cm / 5ft 5in
Weight:
50 kg / 110 lbs
Ethnicity:
Pacific Islander
Chest:
86 cm / 34 in
Skin color:
White
Waist:
66 cm / 26 in
Hips:
88 cm / 35 in
Dress size:
UK 4 / AUS 4 / US 0
Eye color:
Hazel
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
Long
Hair type:
Curly

Credits & experience

1995
  • PLEASE SEE BELOW IN EACH DIFFERENT CATEGORY : Singer, dancer, song-writer, host, actress, model

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • USA California
  • Pacific Islander

I can speak American English, Tagalog, and Visaya. I am also able to do Voice-Overs at my home recording studio.

I have acted in TVCs, TV Shows, and a Feature Film.

2003: talent of GMA -7 in the Philippines with the group Flavours.
They starred in the teleserye “Twin Hearts” and other shows such as “Bitoy’s Funniest”.
2004: co-starred in the movie “Panag-ho’y Sa Suba” with Cesar Montano and July Palermo in the Philippines.
2006: lead in a short indi-film, “Bottom Drawer” and starred in “A Night Sublyrical” Hip-hop Theater in London.
2009: played "ASAP" in "One" musical's video, "Playstation" with Sinegang Productions.
2010: did voice-over as "Justine" in "Just-In-Time" radio commercial.
2014: played "Juliet" in Brothers Tucker comedy sketch, "Romeo & Juliet - What if Cellphones Existed?"

I have received training from the following:

UNITED STATES
-Private Acting Lessons (Karen Abercrombie)
-Commercial Training (Beverly Hills Studios)
-Theatrical/Cold Reading (Beverly Hills Studios)
-Theatre/Realism (Santa Monica College)

Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Soprano


Singing styles
  • Pop

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Electronic
  • Hip-hop

Influences: Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill, Janet Jackson, Gwen Stefani

I am a singer/songwrtier. I can play beginner guitar and piano, and I have my own home recording studio.

2001: I released a solo album under Ivory Records entitled, “Nice to Meet You”.

2003: I signed with Universal Records Philippines & GMA with the group Flavours.

2004: I helped form the group “Haylo” and song-wrote & choreographed their single/video, “Smart and Sexy”.

2007-2009: I started working on music with Q-York Edutainment, originally from NY, USA.
-We created TVC jingles for Nestea Fit and Maxx Candy and song-wrote for Paloma Esmeria; “Fil-Vote” Campaign in LA, CA; and Walter Robinson’s Hip-hop musical, “One”. -Then we were commissioned by Gawad Kalinga to create a theme song, “Time to Shine” that founder Tony Meloto uses for his public appearances.

2010: Our single “Mainit“ won ‘Video of the Year’ at the Urban Music Awards, ‘Song of the Year’ at the 2010 Hip-hop Music Awards, and was nominated at the 2010 Radio Music Awards & Myx Music Awards.

2011: I released “Love, Life & D’Light” as a solo album distributed under Homeworkz / Universal Records.
-First single/video, “Pinays Rise” directed by Treb Monteras climbed the Myx & Channel V charts. Nominated for “Best Music Video” at the 25th Awit Awards.
-Second single/video “Connection” with JayR & Q-York has futuristic and international feel. Nominated for Best Collaboration at Myx Music Awards and won Best Dance Recording at the 25th Awit Awards.
-Whether you want to think about Love, get energized about Life, or get inspired by the Light, this album's got it all with infectious beats, positive vibes, and collabora- tions with the other great urban acts.

Major Shows I've sung in:

PHILIPPINES
-America in 3D Concert @ SM Tacloban
-Fast & Furious 6 Cast Meet & Greet @ Glorietta
-Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Concert @Arena
-Kaamulan Festival @ Bukidnon, Mindanao
-2012 Urban Music Awards (3 Nominations)
-2011 Myx Music Awards @ Music Museum
-America in 3D Concert @ SM N.Edsa & SM Iloilo
-Women’s HIV Awareness @ Sofitel Hotel
-Timberland “Changing Lives” Concert @ SMX
-Pussycat Dolls Concert @ SMX
-Capital G Official Launch @ Robinsons Galleria
-Allstars Concert “Mandirigma” @ Sky Dome
-ROOTS Dance Battle @ Eastwood City
-2010 Myx Music Awards @ Music Museum
-Mutya ng Pilipinas @ Resorts World Theatre
-Nestea Camp Hot @ Boracay
-Urban Music Awards @ Eastwood City
-The First Radio Music Awards @ SM Sky Dome
-Lea Salonga’s “Your Songs” Concert
-Philippine Star’s 21st Ad Congress Event @ Subic
-Allstars’ “Beyond Hip Hop”, SM Pampanga
-Allstars Victory Party @ Embassy, Fort Bonifacio
-AND1 Game @ Araneta Coliseum
-MTV AIDS Music Summit @ Fort Bonifacio
-Pops Fernandez's “It Girl” Concert
-Ai Ai de las Alas’s “Out Of This World” Concert @ Araneta

UNITED STATES
-Randy Santiago’s “True Love” Concert Tour
-“Blowout with No Limits”, Vina M. & Janno G.
-Pistang Pilipino, Joyce Jimenez and Pilita Corrales

UNITED KINGDOM
-Word of Mouth Showcase, Oh Bar! Camden
-Miss Philippines International Beauty Pageant
-Church Street Festival 2006
-Hounslow Filipino Barrio Fiesta 2006
-Milton Keynes Barrio Fiesta 2006
-Black Arts Fair 2006
SINGAPORE
-APEC Summit After-party
-Hip Hop Generation @ Clarke Quay Arena

AND MANY MORE EVENTS, CONCERTS, MALL & CAMPUS TOURS. I have also regularly performed with the cover bands Indigo, Headrush, and Two-Twenty.

I have received training from the following:

UNITED STATES
-Advance Voice Lessons (Everywoman’s Village/Karen Dolin)
-Voice Lessons (Vocal Power/Tricia Grey & Howard Austin)
-Voice Lessons (Tony Silva)
-Voice Lessons (Premiere West, Susan Nelson)
-Voice Lessons (Louie Reyes)
-Stage and Performance Workshops (Vocal Power Institute)
-Commercial Voice Class (Glendale Community College, Paul Mayo)
-Basic Guitar (Learning Tree University, SMC)

UNITED KINGDOM
-Music Theory Course (Middlesex University)

TV & Reality

-I have been in a motorcycle race Reality TV show called the "Yamaha SZ16 Adventure Challenge" shown on Studio23 in the Philippines.

-I have been in featured in the TV Commercials for: Sunsilk, Smart Buddy, Smart Bro, Nestea Fit, Maxx Candy, Century Tuna, and Mr.Clean.

As a solo artist, I have appeared and sung in the following Filipino TV shows:
-Happy Yippee Yehey (ABS-CBN)
-A.S.A.P. (ABS-CBN)
-ANC Mornings (ABS-CBN)
-Viva’s OPM and All-Out (Cygnal )
-Walang Tulugan (GMA-7)
-Urban Myx (Studio 23)
-Unang Hirit (GMA-7)
-Singit Cebu (GMA-7 Cebu)
-Eezy Dancing (ABC-5)
-Lunchbreak (IBC-13)
-Zambo Jambo”(ABS-CBN, Zamboanga)
-Magandang Tanghali Bayan (ABS-CBN)
-Sobrang Okay Pare (GMA-7)
And many more!

As a dancer, I have appeared in following Filipino TV shows with the Philippine Allstars:
-A.S.A.P.
-Sports Unlimited
-Q-TV’s Proudly Pinay
-TV Patrol
-Pinoy Records with Manny Pacquiao
-Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho
-Rated K
-Bandilla
-Wowowee
-ABS-CBN Kapamilya Station ID
-Umagang Kay Ganda
-Unang Hirit

Dancing

Dancing ability

Expert


Dance styles
  • Breakdancing
  • Jazz

I am a founding member of the two-time World Hip-hop dance group, the Philippine Allstars. I am only a beginner breakdancer, but I have been dancing and learning Hip-hop and Jazz since 1994. I have performed dance numbers across the USA, UK, and Southeast Asia for major events, brands, and concerts. I have taught Hip-hop and Locking dance classes in the USA, UK, and the Philippines for 5 years and have choreographed for corporate events, dance recitals, and private parties.

2011-2012: Dance event coordinator & host for adidas Originals S.E.Asian Tours in Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, and Malaysia.

2005-2010: Original member of the Philippine Allstars, the 6-Time World Title Holder for Hip-Hop Dance. Amongst many medals & awards are:
-1st Place at World Hip-hop Dance Championships in 2008 and 2006 in the US (LA and Las Vegas).
-Team of the Year in 2007 V.Ent Awards.
-1st Place in the 2009 Malta Guiness Streetdance Championships in Kenya, Africa.
-In 2010, they opened the Allstars DanceSchool in San Juan.

-I have taught Hip-hop & Locking in PI, US, and UK.
-I choreographed Caronia TVC & “Age I Started” piece of “Choreographer’z Birth” Dance Concert.
-Allstars continues to be featured in many events, concerts, tours, TV guestings, commercials, music videos, films, print ads, and charities.

1998-2004: Former member and/or choreographer for several dance groups: “Jamilla”and “Way of Rythm” in LA, “TruPaz” in London, and “The Fun Life Angels” in Manila.

Major Shows I have danced in:
PHILIPPINES
(as coordinator, choreographer or judge)
-Style Origins Fashion Show @ Market 2x
-Samsung Firelight Launch @ Manila Pen. Hotel
-Krispy Kreme Blacklight Show @ Shang.Edsa Hotel
-Confidance Group Competition on Studio 23

WITH PHILIPPINE ALLSTARS
-NEYO Back-2-Back Concert @Araneta Coliseum
-Skechers Streetdance Battle @ Araneta & SMX
-Gary Valenciano’s Live at 25 @ Araneta Coliseum
-Lee Fashion Show @ SMX
-Shell V-Power Event @ PICC
-Adidas Anniversary Party @ Embassy
-365 Days To Change, Music Museum
-AXN 3-on-3 @ Market! Market!
-Republ1c Launch Party @ NBC Tent
-Nescafe Soundschool
-Step It Up 2 Premiere
-Awit Awards
-Beyond Hip Hop @ Pampanga & Leyte
-Pepe Goes to Market celebration @ Market 2x
-S. Ferragamo Fashion Show @ Manila Pen. Hotel
-Speedo Fashion Show @ British Emb. & Fort
-M+F Girbaud Fashion Show @ The Block
-Gilbert Arenas Agent Zero Tour, Trinoma

SINGAPORE WITH PHILIPPINE ALLSTARS
-Hip Hop Generation @ Clarke Quay Arena
-O School Dance Studio Big Event

BANGKOK WITH PHILIPPINE ALLSTARS
Adidas Southeast Asia Collection Showcase

UNITED STATES WITH VARIOUS GROUPS
-Central Cali Hip-Hop Showdown / Quest Crew, CA with Phil.Allstars
-Friendship Games with Phil.Allstars @ Fullerton, CA
-Allstars’ “Beyond Hip-hop” in San Diego, CA
-Allstars Concert in Las Vegas, NV
-Sobrang Okey Pare @ Knotts Berry Farm
-Tales of the Manuvu (The Philippine Centennial Cultural Assoc.)

UNITED KINGDOM WITH TRUPAZ DANCE
-Hounslow Filipino Barrio Fiesta
-Milton Keynes Filipino Barrio Fiesta

AND MANY MORE EVENTS, CONCERTS, EXPOS & BENEFITS

I have received training from the following:

UNITED STATES
-Dance Team (Saint Genevieve High School)
-Dance Classes for Hip Hop and Jazz (Moro Landis/Millenium Dance Studios, Evolution Dance Studio, Debbie Reynolds Studio, Hama Dance Studio, Synthesis Dance Studio, Glendale Community College, Santa Monica College)
-Hip Hop Dance Groups (Jamila Dancers, Way of Rhythm Dancers)

PHILIPPINES
-Gymnastics @ Rizal Memorial
-Dance Classes for Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballroom, Breakdance (Powerdance, Steps, Fitness First, Allstars DanceSchool)
-Hip Hop Dance Groups (TFL Angels, Philippine Allstars)

UNITED KINGDOM
-Dance Classes for Hip Hop (Pineapple Dance Studios)

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