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    Riptide Crew (Bodie & Emlia) 


Appears in: Dance Central 1-3, Spotlight, VR.
Voiced by: Stephanie Sheh.
A sporty dancer.
  • Action Girl: Participates in volleyball and boxing, and is more muscular than the other female characters.
  • Ambiguously Brown
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Tomboy to Miss Aubrey's Girly Girl.
  • Nice Girl: One of the more encouraging members of the crews.
  • The Rival: With Miss Aubrey, who feels is snooty with a know-it-all attitude, and plays pranks on her on occasion.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Tomboy to Miss Aubrey's Girly Girl.
  • The Trickster: In her DC1 profile, she likes to make pranks, especially towards Miss Aubrey. Lampshaded in Audrey's phone message:
    Miss Aubrey: Hello there, you've reached the private line of Miss Aubrey. If it's Emilia calling to prank me again, it's not funny. If anyone else, leave a detailed message, thank you.


Appears in: Dance Central. 2, 3, Spotlight.
Voiced by: Aaron Phillips.
A friendly, sporty guy.
  • Cool Shades: His DCI outfit.
  • Nice Guy: Is encouraging to the player, even if they get a low score.
  • Surfer Dude: His whole theme is based around this.

    Lu$h crew (Angel & Miss Aubrey) 


Appears in: Dance Central 1-3.
Voiced by: Marcos Aguirre (DC1), Cisco Reyes (DC2), Nicolas Roye (DC3).
A smooth Latino ladies man.
  • The Casanova: Angel is a suave and sophisticated ladies-man with charming appeal. He can woo over girls with his smooth voice, and impresses them with his stylish moves.
  • Cool Shades: In his DCI Agent Outfit in DC3.
  • Even the Guys Want Him: In DC3, occasionally a male voice can be heard requesting Angel to "have [his] baby".
  • Disco Dan: Angel was one in DC3, since he became accustomed to the living style of The '70s unlike his partner Miss Aubrey. When he arrives back at the agency, he stares at the portal, sighs in disappointment, and walks away.
  • Gratuitous Spanish: Sometimes uses Spanish slang and expressions, but speaks English most of the time.
  • Hopeless Suitor: He often flirts with Aubrey, and gets playfully shut down every time.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: According to Harmonix, every audition for Angel felt wrong or was attempting to fake a bad accent, so they chose they're own choreographer (Marcos Aguirre) to voice him.
  • Mock Millionaire: Despite his style saying otherwise, he claims to not be extremely wealthy, asking girls who want to go out with him to pay for it as he claims to be "poorer than a goat".
  • Real Men Wear Pink: In his DC Classic outfit, he wears a pink shirt.
  • Shout-Out: His default outfit in the first game resembles Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" outfit, and he serves as a representation of the game's choreographer Marcos Aguirre.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: If his Show Off outfit is unlocked in the first Dance Central game. Also his DCI outfit in DC3.

Miss Aubrey

Appears in: Dance Central 1-3, Spotlight, VR.
Voiced by: Marieve Herington.
A dancer with a privileged upbringing.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Referred to as querida (sweetheart or darling) by Angel in Dance Central 2.
  • Fiery Redhead: Has ginger hair, and is outspoken in her opinions.
  • Given Name Reveal: Her real name is revealed to be Anitta in VR.
  • Rich Bitch: Is mostly this.
  • The Rival: Her confidence comes off as snooty and arrogant, causing her to be in a rivalry with Emilia who occasionally pulls pranks on her, much to her despise.
  • She's Got Legs
  • Spy Catsuit: Her DCI Agent costume in DC3.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Girly Girl to Emilia's Tomboy.
  • Tsundere: Audrey says she has no interest on Angel. However she was seen to be angry when Emilia and Angel were talking among one another in a credit image for Dance Central 3, but whether or not it stems from her hatred towards Emilia or indicates a possible interest in Angel is unknown.

    Hi-Def (Glitch & Mo) 


Appears in: Dance Central 1-3, Spotlight, VR.
Voiced by: Marcos Aguirre.
The one-man street team of Dance Central.


Appears in: Dance Central 2, 3, Spotlight.
A young Asian dance prodigy who joins Mo in the High-Def crew.
  • Asian and Nerdy: A young Asian dance prodigy who makes gaming references and can be socially awkward sometimes.
  • Informed Ability: Is described a prodigy, even though Lil' T (who is about the same age or younger) gets no mention of her ability.
  • Multicolored Hair: Has different hair colors in all of his outfits.
  • Nice Guy: He's a good sport and has fun doing what he loves.
  • Teens Are Short: However, he has a somewhat muscular build.

     Flash4wrd (Taye & Li'l T.) 


Appears in: Dance Central 1-3, Spotlight.
Voiced by: Chanel Thompson.
Dance Central's resident homegirl.

Lil' T.

Appears in: Dance Central 2, 3.
Voiced by: Aly Casas.
Taye's little sister.

     The Glitterati (Jaryn & Kerith) 

Jaryn & Kerith

Appears in: Dance Central 2, 3.
Voiced by: Lucien Dodge (Kerith), Patty Mattson (Jaryn).
Twin siblings who believe that they are the best dancers in existence. They form the Glitterati crew.
    DCI (Rasa & Lima) 

Rasa & Lima

Appears in: Dance Central 3.
Voiced by: Arthur Inasi (Rasa), Obehi Janice (Lima)
DCI agents on mission to stop Dr. Tan's nefarious plans.

    D-Coy (Dare & MacCoy) 

Dare P. Batheson

Appears in: Dance Central, Dance Central 3.
Voiced by: Nikita Ramsey.
A British clubber.
  • Animesque: Her outfits seems like taken from an anime. Even her name in the beginning it was to be Kyoko before changed to Dare.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Sometimes.
  • The Fashionista: According to one of her beginning dialogues in the first game, she makes most of her outfits.
  • Hand-Hiding Sleeves: One of her outfits feature detached sleeves that go way past her hands.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: One of her Chracter Selection quotes states that she's tired after clubbing the previous night.
  • One Head Taller: Word of God says Dare is 5'4" to MacCoy's 6'2"
  • Shout-Out:
    • Internal example, her name was given after the first game's lead artist, Dare Matheson.
    • Also, one of game developers suggested she could have a voice like Lady Sovereign.
  • You Gotta Have Pink Hair

Oleksander "MacCoy" Macko

Appears in: Dance Central, Dance Central 3.
Voiced by: Adam Friedman (DC1), Jonathan Regier (DC3).
An old-school hip-hopper.

     M.O.C./Murder of Crows (Oblio & Dr. Tan) 


Appears in: Dance Central, Dance Central 3 (as part of the Murder of Crows crew with Dr. Tan), VR.
Voiced by: Chris Stapleton.
An aloof, introspective biker.

Dr. Tan

Appears in: Dance Central 2, 3 (with cameos in Dance Central and Spotlight.)
Voiced by: Tom Kane.
The series' main antagonist.

     Ninja Crew (Ttiw Tolrep / Shinju & Kichi) 

Ttiw Tolrep / Shinju

Appears in: Dance Central 1-3.
An unlockable character. Better known to the community as "The Pink Ninja".

     Icon Crew (Marcos & Frenchy) 

Marcos & Frenchy

Appears in: Dance Central 2, 3.
Unlockable characters that look like the game's flash card illustrations when previewing a choreography.
  • Living Shadow
  • Moveset Clone: Their poses before and after the song are taken for some of the other characters of the series.
  • Secret Character: Both can be unlocked after completing the Story Mode in any of the games.
  • Shout-Out: Their names are derived from two of the game's choreographers, Marcos Aguirre (who also voices Mo and Angel in DC1) and Francesca "Frenchy" Hernandez.

     Others (ELIOT, Hart) 


Appears in: Dance Central.
An unlockable character. He is a robot.
  • Fun with Acronyms: His name is short for "Excessive Live Information Overload Tracker".
  • Sinister Surveillance: He's responsible for the first game's statistics screen. Implied to be utilized by Dr. Tan to track the dancers.


Appears in: Dance Central (VR).
The bouncer of the club Dance Central.


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