Dres Reid (born Ricardo Andres Reid; August 3, 1983) is an American dancer.


Reid was born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida and raised in Charlotte, NC. Reid has been dancing professionally for 5 years but 20 years altogether and can be seen dancing next to Christina Aguilera on her Back to Basics Tour and in her "Candyman" video.

Other artists he has worked with include Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Angela Winbush, Ricky Martin, Alesha Dixon, Natasha Beddingfield, Enrique Iglesias and Keisha Cole.

He was inspired to dance professionally by Michael Jackson and his sister Janet Jackson along with Boogaloo Shrimp, Shabba Doo, Popin' Pete and Poppin Taco. Reid was one of Michael Jackson's backup dancers for the This Is It concert series, which was canceled due to Jackson's sudden death on June 25, 2009.

Dres Reid alongside Travis Payne and Daniel Celebre took part in a collective dance to "They Don't Care About Us" with intro from "Bad" in the Philippines with the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) dancing inmates on January 19, 2010. The dance was specially choreographed by Travis Payne, the Michael Jackson choreographer and associate director of This Is It through an initiative of "Sony Pictures Home Entertainment".[1] The clip went live on YouTube, Yahoo and TMZ and immediately captured more than 3 million views within 1 week of its release online.


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