In the ever-changing world of Pole and Aerial Arts, Suwasit Ritthiphon is considered the person that professionals go to for proven results. Since 1997, Suwasit has successfully maintained a performance and competition career as well as an in-demand teaching, coaching, and choreography business.
This endearing Artist performs and presents in a class entirely of his own, with a style that is both sensual and dynamic. Suwasit is indeed part of Sin City’s remarkable landscape and history, a true Las Vegas icon as the Strip’s first male pole dancer, as well as the reader’s choice ‘Vegas Sexiest Butt 2012’ for QVegas Magazine.
His extensive dance background with Napoleon and Tabitha D’umo (So You Think You Can Dance, Mariah Carey ‘Caesar’s Palace’), Missy Cochran (Michael Jackson ‘Live’), Paul Franklin (EFX at the MGM), and Stephan Miermont (‘O’ Cirque du Soleil), gives Suwasitan insight into being a cutting-edge choreographer.
As an Artist, he has performed in the multi-million dollar production ‘SPLASH’ (Riviera Hotel and Casino), and was the Featured Artist in ‘AZURE’ (Silverton Hotel and Casino). Suwasit’s awards range from PARAGON International Pole Dance champion, seven time U.S. medalist, and winner of Pole Video of the Year.
Mr. Ritthiphon has been and is currently a specially contracted expert for International Pole Convention, Pole Expo, and Aerial Expo. His work has been featured in shows including Cirque du Soleil’s MJ ONE, The Immortal World Tour, Zumanity, LIGHT Night Club, Franco Dragone’s Taboo (Macau), Fantasy Show, Pin Up Show, Zombie Burlesque, X Burlesque Show, X Rocks Show, Surrender Night Club, XS Night Club, The PussyCat Dolls Show (Las Vegas), and Jubilee (Bally’s).
In addition to providing education to other Performers, Athletes, and Artists, Suwasit broadens his craft with private specialty continuing education through one-to-one sessions with Jenyne Butterfly (1st US Pole Dance Champion), Christopher Harrison (Antigravity Yoga), and Delphine Gaillard (Flexibility Coach, Shine Alternative Fitness).
Every year, Suwasit’s sold-out workshops, private instructions, and studio classes total in excess of 1,000 hours of hands on training culminating to approximately 10,000 hours to date.
Titles & Awards:
- 2014 PARAGON International Pole Dance Champion.
- THE FIRST male pole dancer to be featured on the Las Vegas Strip.
- 2014 U.S. Pole Championship Bronze Medalist.
- 2014 National Aerial Pole Art Bronze Medalist.
- 2014 Pacific Pole Championship Silver Medalist.
- 2013 National Aerial Pole Art Silver Medalist.
- 2012 American Pole Fitness Silver Medalist.
- 2012 National Aerial Pole Art Silver Medalist & Winner of Most Artistic Award in competition.
- 2011 American Pole Fitness Bronze Medalist & Winner of Pole Video of the Year.
- QVegas Magazine’s ‘Vegas Sexiest Butt 2012’. Voted by readers.